National Account Executive - High Growth Healthy Drinks Brand

Greater London
£45k - 55k per year + 20% Bonus & Benefits
15 May 2018
12 Jun 2018
JN -032018-1930
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

About the Business:

This super high growth, multiple award winning and ethical Healthy Drinks brand is in fantastic growth in the category with a product that is second to none. They are quickly becoming a force in the market with a strong pricing strategy and cool marketing. The company has seen major increases in distribution across the Top 4 Grocers in the last 2 years by pioneering a new category and continuing to enhance it with exciting upcoming NPD. 

These guys are a fast paced, entrepreneurial company with an ambition to double the business in the next year. They have a superb NPD launch upcoming in the market with listings and front of house space already secured, so this is a great opportunity to get stuck in and help them continue their brilliant journey.

The founder of this incredible brand strongly believes in providing consumers with high quality, sustainably sourced British produce. These guys have huge kudos with the Top 4 Grocers, High Street and Convenience Stores and back it up with a culture driven by clever marketing and social media engagement with their consumers.

The business is family owned and keen to retain that ethos as well as being superb commercially. They’re continuing to invest in their already awesome team based in West London and want great people like you to join.


About the Opportunity:

National Account Executive – High Growth Healthy Drinks Brand – High Street/Convenience
West London

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

Excellent opportunity with great career progression for a highly motivated National Account Executive to sell into well-known High - Street and Convenience Accounts. As a National Account Executive, you will need to open new business and distribution within National Accounts, alongside ensuring the expansion of the existing customer portfolios within the channel. With your own P&L to manage this is an opportunity that will really broaden your commercial horizons.

It’s a great opportunity to work alongside the Sales Director, who you will be supporting, and a chance for exposure to a very commercial SLT that continues to strengthen and grow. You’ll get the chance to work directly with the founder of the business (who is perhaps one of the best mentors you could have) and they’d like you progress to NAM level with their support within 9-12 months.

Culturally, you'll be working in a business that really values the strategic input of its team and you'll be empowered to drive your account base through Business Development with a plan you have devised.

We need you to fully buy in to the story and want to seriously own part of your own business within this award-winning team.

This company has a real opportunity to reap the benefits from one of the UK’s fastest growing and on trend categories, so if you are up for a challenge and want unlimited progression options, then this is the opportunity for you.


About You:

  • Ambition, wanting to develop your career whilst developing the business.
  • Someone willing to live and breath their fantastic products and drive the business forward.
  • Love the idea of a small business that are looking to continue their growth in the market.
  • Have experience in an FMCG Sales Role, ideally on Grocery, High – Street and Convenience Accounts.
  • You’re commercially minded - You know your numbers and everything that impacts them
  • Can work at pace, take ownership and generally get things done.
  • Wants to be a future leader and make an impact in the business.

Ambition, desire and drive is key here as these guys are looking for their next commercial superstar.  It’s vital you can live and breathe the fantastic brand.

So, if you’re looking to really see your hard work make an impact - this is most definitely the place for you.


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 360360 – we look forward to being in touch.

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