National Account Manager - No.1 Free From Brand

£45k - 55k per year + 20% Bonus & Excellent Benefits
17 Apr 2018
15 May 2018
JN -042018-1946
Lyle Edwards
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

About The Business: 

Are you looking for something different? 

Are you interested in working for one of the most talked about brands in the world? 

Then this business is the one for you.  

This is one of the highest regarded businesses in the industry. They have launched one of the greatest pieces of innovation in FMCG history, creating a brand-new category and providing the catalyst for a whole new way of consumer thinking. 

With the rise and rise of consumer healthy eating, seeking meat free alternatives. Flexitarianism, veganism, vegetarianism are all on the rise and this business have been spearheading that category for the last 20 years. The time is now for investment and a massive growth agenda. 

They have made movements into new categories with chilled and frozen meal solutions not to mention their snacking portfolio. They have more than doubled their manufacturing capabilities investing significant capex in line with reaching their £1Billion turnover goal in the next 7 years. 

This is a superb team that are well connected and have a real "togetherness" culture. They have a new team structure which has helped current team members get significant moves forward in their careers There is plenty of opportunity to build and grow with the business. 

However, this is still evolving for the better and while the growth is simply stunning, the chance for you to impact culture, work with the agility of a start-up and drive positive change is very much still present and at work with these guys.  


About The Opportunity: 

National Account Manager - No.1 Free From Brand


  • £45,000 - £55,000 Basic Salary
  • 20% Bonus
  • Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • Private Healthcare

You need to be a National Account Manager working on the top 4 grocery wanting to move to the top - This is exactly what they're after.  

You'll be working alongside the Trading Directors with exposure to the senior leadership team and be mentored by some of the best minds in the business. Not to mention be provided with world class training and GAP. 

You'll be required to:

  • Mange top 4 grocery National Accounts at Senior Buyer and Buying Controller level.
  • Liaise with both the buying and supply chain teams to make sure your product is being supplied at maximum capacity.
  • Create long Term Joint Business Planning with customers and run promotional activity.
  • Champion the category and be the "go to" when the buyers have questions or need assistance.

Culturally this is a superb business with the capability to regard you heavily not only with bonus but with promotion and development. 


About You: 

Most important to this business is culture fit, but I suppose we do need a bit of commercial knowledge! Below are some of our requirements. 

You'll come from a... 

  • National Account background in FMCG / Food / Drink / Consumer Goods.
  • Team orientated background, these guys are a close-knit bunch and promote a strong togetherness ethic.
  • Top 4 grocery or strong account management background with the likes of Boots/Superdrug.
  • Multiple category experience is an ideal but not essential.
  • We need strong training background in big FMCG business as an ideal too its important in this environment basic understand of category data is obtained.
  • Driven and ambitious - This is a hugely ambitious business so like minded people are an absolute must.

If you're hardworking, driven and want the opportunity to really accelerate your career then please give us a call to find out more. 


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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