Senior National Account Manager - Grocery & Foodservice

Highly competitive
05 Mar 2018
05 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

For 40 years, our client has been a market leading supplier of ambient products, across retail, foodservice and manufacturing. They have achieved huge year on year growth in recent times and as such are rapidly expanding. There products range across both the own-label and branded categories, with demand for both continuously growing across their huge customer base. Due to the continued success of their trusted portfolio of products, they are looking for a Senior National Account Manager to join the team.

The role:

The Senior National Account Manager will report directly to the Managing Director, taking full responsibility for managing and growing sales across new and existing accounts – within both the retail and foodservice channels. The key to success in this role, or any sales role for that matter, is building strong and lasting relationships. It is the continued nurturing of these relationships where the biggest growth is achievable. By implementing innovative and tailored sales solutions for each customer, the Senior National Account Manager will deliver value in order to reach and then exceed targets. As well as managing and building relationships with customers, the successful individual will be expected to maintain a strong line of communication internally – primarily with the Supply and Category Insights departments – ensuring that customer needs are clearly outlined and successfully met.

The person:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Completed a graduate scheme within a large commercial business
  • 6+ years of sales / account management experience
  • Previous experience working with the top UK retailers
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Food enthusiast!

This role will be office based in Surrey. Our client are offering a highly competitive salary package to the successful individual.

If you think you’re up to the challenge, don’t delay! Call 07891245724 for more information or send your CV to

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