Senior National Account Manager - Start Up Drinks Company
Our client is an innovative and unique offering to functional soft drink market. Not only are they offering a product with no added sugar or any other nasties, but the product genuinely gives something back in terms of health and wellness, as well as donating money to clean-water charities in the process! Absolute Heroes.
As part of their growth plans, they are looking to recruit a Senior National account manager to help drive their brand within the retail channel. Initially, this will mean winning new business with the major supermarkets, high street retailers, forecourts and health food retailers, as well as increasing distribution and awareness of the brand, but the role will then evolve into a more strategic role You will be joining a small but determined and driven team who are looking for someone like you to help them grow. Not only will you help grow the brand, but they will be looking to you to recruit and grow a sales team around you, ultimately becoming Head of Sales .
You will be London based and come from an FMCG background with proven experience of winning new business within the major UK retailers. You'll be a strong negotiator, highly commercial and ideally someone that has led and inspired a team in a previous role, however this can be learnt. It would be beneficial if you have worked in the health food or soft drinks channel previously, or have an active interest in the category. It is also important that you are London based or commutable to their London based office. Aside from all of this we need you to have bags of enthusiasm, passion and drive!
If this sounds like you then please get in touch! Interviews are commencing in June.
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