National Account Manager – High Street & Discount Channel

Office Based - South West
Competitive Salary
21 Sep 2017
21 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

National Account Manager – High Street & Discount Channel

Competitive Salary

Bonus / Phone / Laptop / Training & Development / Pension Plan / Healthy Living Allowance

Office Based - South West


The Company:

As a key player operating within the healthy, on the go category, our client boasts a vast product range and are rapidly expanding. Their strong brand and great tasting healthy products have hit the UK by storm and have presence on a global scale. This is underlined by the fact that you can find their products in all of the major retailers as well as on the high street & Discount channel. The network and brand is growing at a very exciting pace, and they are proud of their energetic team culture and fun work environment. With a genuine passion for health across the business, this is very much at the heart of everything they do and widely represents the company. 


Main Responsibilities:

  • Business Plan – to prepare and implement an annual business plan for each account, carrying out regular reviews to ensure key sales and marketing objectives are achieved.
  • Prepare a Joint Business Plan (JBP) in conjunction with the Key retailer teams on an annual basis.
  • Identify opportunities to develop and implement plans to maximise the sales opportunities.
  • Competitor Brands / Activity – using information from trade press and market visits keep abreast of competitor brands/products and counter as required.
  • Develop account strategies for the future.
  • Plan and implement strategies in accordance with business needs e.g. project implementation.

Background & Experience required:

  • Experience working with a P&L’S and JBP’s
  • Excellent people skills and an ability to build relationships with people at all levels.
  • Proven track record of building business and hitting sales targets.
  • Previous experience working as a sales manager in food or drink.
  • High street and discounter experience highly advantages but not essential.
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about health foods.

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