National Account Manager - Super Cool Global Snacking Business

£45k - 55k per year + 20% Bonus & Benefits
08 May 2018
05 Jun 2018
JN -032018-1916A
Nathan Sasso
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

About The Business:

This high growth business has disrupted the snacking category the world over and has created a real cult following when it comes to “healthier on the go” options. With global sales smashing $140m in less than 10 years, the UK business has a real chance to flourish due to the massive backing of the wider business.

What does the future hold? This company has a UK first product line that will be hitting stores in Q4 of 2018. So, you can expect many sampling sessions with your account base and be prepared for 12 months of continuous product development with other NPD projects in the pipeline.

With cool, funky offices in Central London, this business breathes the message/culture of the brand which is energetic and motivating. All members of the team meet up outside of work and have a genuine interest in each other which brings a real sense of camaraderie between peers.


About The Opportunity:

National Account Manager – Super Cool Global Snacking Business


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

We’re adding to the Grocery team head count and looking for a National Account Manager to take some real responsibility and grow your account base with minimal input from the senior team.

Some insight into your first 30/60/90 days:

You’ll be given full responsibility for the Northern Retailers (ASDA/Morrisons) which are by far highest potential areas of growth for the business in the Grocery division.

With 100% growth gained in the Grocery channel in less than 12 months this is a very fast paced environment and you to have “on your toes thinking”.

Some key duties will be:

  • Full P&L responsibility for ASDA and Morrisons
  • Have control over the growth strategies and work with both the Marketing and Insights team to create the best JBPs for the business
  • Full exposure to Head Office Buyers
  • Conducting promotional plans and build, implement and follow through the JBP’s
  • Work with marketing to devise impactful activation campaigns both in store and out of the streets
  • Help devise a Shopper initiative to complement the already aggressive marketing campaigns
  • A real passion for Food
  • Constant NPD require new listings and lots of product testing.


About You:

We’re looking for a National Account Manager with prior experience of dealing with UK Grocery.

We need engaging people at Junior National Account Manager or National Account Executive level to step up and rapidly accelerate your career.

This is perfect for those who have an exposure to customers, P&L and ultimately want more of that. The support is here for candidates who don’t necessarily come from a food background to make the transition, so category experience is less important here.

Cultural fit is critical – you’ll want to be a part of the immense success this business is having. They have thrown the typical FMCG business culture and commercials to one side and need people who really want to buy into this and strive for growth. The business actively promotes health, fitness and healthy lifestyle choices so if your interests tally here, this could be the right place for you.


About Us:

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