International Account Manager - Drinks

England, London
£45000 - £52000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
25 May 2017
22 Jun 2017
lime talent
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

A global FMCG business which is a category leader in drinks is looking for an International Account Manager to join their London office. This role would ideally suit a Grocery National Account Manager who is used to managing complex JBP and is looking for a role that can offer a wide variety of responsibilities that wouldn't be achievable in a normal blue chip Grocery role.

The business is widely considered one of the most sought after FMCG companies to work for, this due to them having a number of strong brands within various sub-categories and unparalleled progression both within sales and cross-functionally.

The head office is based in the South East however there is flexibility to work from home 2 days a week and there will be regular travel throughout Europe.

As an International National Account Manager your key areas of responsibility will be:
  • Negotiating commercial terms.
  • Achieving financial targets for sales revenue, volume and gross margin.
  • Creating, developing and delivering promotional campaigns for your retail customers.
  • Communicating with internal divisions to ensure account requirements are being met.
  • Creating development plans to incorporate forecasts.

To be successful in your application you must:
  • Have previous experience selling direct into major retailers.
  • Degree educated (or equivalent).
  • Be highly numerate, well organised and able to plan and execute sales and account management procedures.
  • Be impactful delivering solutions and results.
  • Have exceptional influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Have specific account management experience working within the retail sector.
  • Be an established NAM / Retail looking to progress their career further with the additional responsibility for larger accounts.

This company is renowned for having a strong entrepreneurial culture where employees are encouraged to gain experience on a mix of accounts and products.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced National Accounts Manager to work for an ambitious and fast growing business that can provide excellent opportunities and benefits.

Lime Talent is a recruitment agency specialising in the consumer goods industry. To view a broader selection of our current vacancies go to or call us on 0207 042 3800.

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