National Account Manager - Sports Nutrition

D R Newitt
Northern Office - Home Based
£45,000 - £55,000 + Great Package
12 Mar 2018
12 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you a National Account Manager with major retail experience, along with experience selling, or a firm interest in, the branded nutrition industry? This opportunity might be ideal for you!

This multi-national branded nutrition manufacturer are looking to add to their UK commercial team with a talented National Account Manager responsible for 2 of the Top 4 retailers across a well-established branded sports nutrition range.

This is a great opportunity for someone with strong commercial acumen, Top 4 branded sales experience, and great inter-personal skills to join a continually growing organisation.

The Role:

  • Implement short and long term sales plans for the UK business within the business unit for the Grocery Retail Channel
  • Protect business within all current customers by providing first class customer service
  • Build strong working relationships with the Category Managers and Senior Buyers within respective accounts
  • Negotiate agreements for supply  with customers ensuring appropriate commerciality for the company
  • Seek out and develop new business opportunities (customer / category)
  • Accurately forecast annual sales
  • Form sales strategies that keep the business and brand competitive
  • Provide annual bottom up sales budget by customer by line
  • Review sales activities of competitors and report effectiveness
  • Research the market and ensure that all-key account opportunities are identified and responded to as appropriate
  • Prepare and submit monthly reports versus budget within company set reporting deadlines

The Candidate:

  • 2+ years at National Accounts level working with Major UK Retailers
  • Branded FMCG experience (nutrition products or blue chip is preferred)
  • Degree educated ideally (at least to A Level)
  • Strong commercial competency
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Happy to work independently and in a team

What’s On Offer:

£45,000 - £55,000 + package

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