Senior National Account Manager - E-Commerce

Greater London
£55k - 65k per year + Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
22 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
JN -012018-1842A
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

About The Business:

Want to be part of a world-renowned business everyone knows & loves?

During a very interesting period, they are embarking on a transformational change to stay one step ahead of the market. These guys have a super new CEO from the leading Ecomm business in the world and as a result are heavily investing in upskilling their digital capability across all functions – including marketing, sales and their internal CRM.

This is a global icon in the toys, games and entertainment world with amazing brands that you will know, love and no doubt grew up with. These guys are all about fashion and trends which means every release of NPD coming to market provides a real buzz. The trend led style also means the pace at which they move is frightening - so if you want dynamic, truly respected and loved brands with masses of opportunity to develop - then this is it!

Naturally the category dictates that these guys exude fun. Underneath the huge profits and revenues, there is a culture of fun and genuine enjoyment in what you do. They are big into mentoring, coaching and development and have a culture of reward, boasting industry leading bonuses, company holidays and quarterly sales trips.


About The Opportunity:

Senior National Account Manager – E-Commerce

Outer London

  • £55,000 - £65,000 Basic Salary
  • Lucrative car allowance
  • Huge bonus potential
  • Healthcare
  • Pension

We’re looking for ECommerce specialists with a passion for all things digital. This is paramount whether that be pure players, .coms or Amazon.

You’ll have the opportunity to work across multiple categories with the biggest brands, being the key interface with the customer and spending lots of time as Tier 1 supplier. It’s a great step up for a National Account Manager, giving exposure to the Senior Leadership Team and fast progression routes to General Management.

You’ll take the strategic lead in the UK for their most strategic account and highest growth online account where  they already have a fantastic track record. The new brands, licences and massive NPD pipeline will provide the growth.

You’ll be heavily involved with the global teams for brand execution strategy, allocating marketing budget & managing the full P&L. In addition, you’ll be managing at least one direct report.

This is a real key hire for the business, the account is in a fantastic place and needs bi-weekly meeting with Buyers to make sure the JBP is adhered to.

They pride themselves on culture and if you fancy doing something a bit different - quirky with huge innovation and constant new fashion trends coming to market - then this is the place for you!


About You:

We’re on the lookout for Senior National Account Managers who can demonstrate some or all of the following skills:

  • FMCG experience with buyer interaction in E Commerce.
  • Experience & success in Food, Drinks, Games, Toys, Entertainment or wider consumer product industry
  • Strong working knowledge of Online/digital & e-commerce
  • A competitive streak!
  • Proactive, passionate, keen to learn, team player
  • Excellent communication skills – able to communicate ideas concisely and confidently
  • Have significant internal relationship building experience as the teams are close knit and need to be in this constantly changing environment
  • Demonstrate competence in data analysis Kantar, IRI etc.
  • Possess exceptional IT skills (especially PowerPoint and Excel)
  • The ability to deal well with ambiguity due to the constant change.
  • Drive to progress and progress quickly

Opportunities like this are rare – so if you like what you’ve heard so far, give me a call - in confidence - to hear more about it.

Lyle Edwards, 01494 590449


About Us:

Meet PIE. We like to do things differently.

Exceptional sales & marketing recruitment across Consumer, FMCG, Automotive & Business to Business.

Together, we've a lot of strong, traditional, sales and marketing recruitment experience but with a modern, socially led approach to recruiting. We will work with you through your journey to that next position and beyond, offering insight into organisations and into every step of the recruitment process.

Whether you’re actively seeking a position or just want to stay abreast of the latest opportunities in the market then speak to one of our experienced consultants on 01494 590404 – we look forward to being in touch.

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