National Account Manager – Buying Groups

Home based with 1-2 days in a South East Office
£50-55k + 20% Bonus, Car & Benefits
20 Apr 2018
20 May 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER – Wholesale / Buying Groups

Home based – with 1-2 days in a South East office

Up to £55k + 20% Bonus, Car and Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to join a category leading soft drinks business where their hero brand holds number 1 status within their sub-category! We are looking for someone to manage the Wholesalers & Buying Groups such as Costco, Landmark and Sugro, a portfolio worth c£8m. This is a strategically important channel where they over index but they still recognise there is huge opportunity for future growth.

You would be joining a billion turnover European organisation that has world class manufacturing and innovation facilities in Europe. The UK business has a strong identity with a family feel and a leadership team with a huge amount of ambition. Building on their success, the business wants to surpass its previous achievements and continue to develop their position of category leadership. As part of their growth phase they need to appoint a first class National Account Manager to support and achieve its ambitious growth plans.

You will take full responsibility for the Buying Groups and will develop effective partnerships at all levels, driving growth through NPD and instigating category management initiatives. Working closely with the Sales Director you will have full accountability for the shaping of and delivery of the business plan aimed at driving sales and the continual development of the existing core brands.

Ideally you will have experience within Wholesale / Buying Groups or alternatively in Convenience & Impulse. A must is big brand experience with a track record of developing customer relationships and unlocking growth. The role is home based with expectations to be in the South East 1-2 days each week. Your commitment to the organisation will be rewarded with a long term progressive career with this market leader.

If you are looking for a highly collaborative environment with real role challenge and an employer that is committed to developing you then look no further and please send your CV to Reference 8/14851/7 and for more roles please take a look at our website

If you do not hear back within 7 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. We are a specialist in the consumer sector and as such most of our vacancies require candidates with experience in the consumer market. We will therefore retain your details and contact you if we can be of some assistance to you in your search

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