National Account Manager - Innovative Food Manufacturer

Recruiter
Location
North West England
Salary
c£35,000 + Excellent Package
Posted
08 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
AT34552
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a successful and innovative manufacturer of food ingredients and are currently looking to add to add a National Account Manager to their commercial team based in the North West. This is an excellent opportunity for career progression, supplying a great product range.

The Role:

  • To work with the Head of Sales in order to set and achieve customer sales budgets in line with company requirements.
  • Regular contact with customer base to develop relationships and satisfaction.
  • Work closely with NPD on generating new product ideas for designated customers.
  • Regular review of customer sales versus budget with re-forecasting as required (as a minimum of every 3 months).
  • Management of designated customer base.
  • Provide NPD with a comprehensive product brief to generate a product in line with customer requirements.
  • Keep up to date with customer activity in terms of product launches/improvements etc. and review these with the NPD/Sales team to drive improvements.
  • Regular review of trends in the market with regards to NPD/ flavour trends and the types of products being launched in order to have a pro-active and knowledgeable approach to NPD with our customer base.

The Candidate:

  • B2B sales experience
  • Food Technology or NPD background is ideal
  • Good account management / new business development experience

What's On Offer:

c£35,000 + Excellent Package

If you are interested in this position please feel free to contact Alex Tye on alex@drnewitt.com or 0161 833 0181.