National Account Manager

D R Newitt
c£35,000 + package
10 Aug 2017
10 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a multi-site successful and innovative manufacturer of Ingredients. Due to expansion, they are looking for a National Account Manager to join their team. 

This role is based in the North West, commutable from Liverpool, Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire.

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
  • Experience with Ingredients/Sauces/Ambient is desirable but not essential 
  • Food Technology or NPD background is ideal
  • Good account management / new business development experience
  • P&L experience

What's On Offer:

c£35,000 + Excellent Package

If you are interested in this position please feel free to contact Amy McLaughlin on or 0161 833 0181.

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