National Account Manager- Food

England, South East England
£40000 - £50000 per annum
26 May 2017
23 Jun 2017
Scott Taylor
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a National Account Manager- Food to join a rapidly growing team within a leading international food business.

Client Details

The client is a well-established bakery striving to be number one in the world. They pride themselves on good quality food. With a wide array of SKU's lending itself to a number of clients, they are leading the market in innovation and variety.


The National Account Manager will report and liaise with a number of department within the organisation. The role lends itself to the business plans to become the partner of choice for retail food solutions with the NAM providing an integral part in achieving this.

This is a hands on role managing retail multiples and key retailers nationwide. The retail portfolio itself is primarily focused around convenience and forecourts which is the key growth areas within the organisation.

The National Account Manager- Food will be responsible for:
  • The creation and development of new business opportunities with key accounts nationwide
  • The tender for new business opportunities
  • Translate strategy into action with Accounts
  • Maximise gross sales, volume and gross margin with Accounts
  • Maximise distribution, presentation, visibility and promotional effectiveness of the brands across account portfolio
  • Cross functional working across sales and marketing to develop most effective account plan
  • Creation of a promotional plan including NPD and listing
  • Full P&L of the accounts, working closely with the field sales team to further growth nationwide

  • Profile

    The National Account Manager- Food must have a lot of passion for food and is an individual looking to take their career to the next level, the candidate must:
    • Be experienced in national/ key accounts
    • Have a good understanding of P&L
    • Have a solid sales background (ideally in food)
    • Be a self-starter with strong communication skills
    • Be able to demonstrate a lot of personal drive, ambition and energy
    • Be able to establish a good rapport with an array of stakeholders

    Job Offer

    The role offers an attractive salary of up to £50k + car along with many other benefits including the opportunity to grow your career alongside the company.

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