National Account Executive

Central London
£35-40k base salary and performance related commission
03 Jan 2018
03 Feb 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

National Account Executive – The Coconut Collaborative 

A bit about us

The Coconut Collaborative is a four year old, highly dynamic food brand; on a mission to become the #1 premium free from dairy brand in the UK. Founded in 2014 by James Averdieck (Founder and ex CEO of GU) we operate in UK, Germany, Austria, France, New Zealand and America. We are a disruptive, challenger brand in the rapidly growing Free From Market and specialize in yogurts, desserts and ice cream.


You will have 2+ years of experience in sales and account management in the FMCG sector ready to spread your wings and join a young, fun and passionate team at one of the fastest growing food brands in the UK. 

It's imperative that you're a self-starter and highly organized; so that you can manage your time efficiently and get the best results for the business. You'll be a whizz at utilizing data to draw conclusions and arguments from figures, presenting the findings back eloquently and confidently to your customers. 

The Role

As National Account Executive, you will be dedicated to growing sales of our existing customers, build on strong account relationships and source and convert new revenue streams. You will work very closely with our Head of Sales and the rest of the team to develop our overall sales strategy and deliver on targets. You will have a great deal of autonomy in the role - pitching new products, tracking and analyzing sales and making strategic decisions to grow your key accounts and convert new business. 
You will need to have:

•    Graduate degree classification
•    2 years+ experience in sales and account management in the FMCG sector
•    Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills and experience with data analysis
•    Very strong communication & interpersonal skills and a passion for The Coconut Collaborative is a must!
•    Full clean driving license

Compensation Details

•    £35-40k base salary and performance related commission 
•    Equity options
•    25 days holiday allowance 
•    Summer and Christmas parties and regular team social events
•    2pm finish on a Friday and all the coconut yog/desserts/ice cream you can eat!

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