National Account Manager

London (West), London (Greater)
£30k - £40k
08 Jun 2018
08 Jul 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is a small up and coming food manufacturer currently experiencing accelerated growth, offering a unique and tailored approach to food-on-the-go. As one of the most innovate institutes within the sector, our client leads the way for consumer insights, ensuring that the range of products and services they offer is always aligned with wider market trends. Due to their continued success and expansion, they are now looking for an experienced National Account Manager to join the sales team, managing a growing thier biggest Contract Catering account. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a truly unique company within a highly saturated market, one which prides itself on its fantastic company culture and the progression its employees achieve! 

The Role:
As the successful National Account Manager you will be tasked with managing and growing the profitability of Contact Catering accounts. The key to this role, as is the same with any sales role, is relationship building. Gaining the trust of the customers is vital, and as such, the successful National Account Manager will need to be personable and presentable, nurturing these relationships and forming lasting bonds between the company and the customer. Due to the nature of the business, an understanding of the Out of Home market is essential, with a strong grasp on the different aspects of this market and how they work. The successful candidate must be able to show a strong financial knowledge of P+L responsibilities, as well are the ability to curate JBP’s and an overall understanding of the commercial environment.
The Person:
- Experienced account management professional
- Extensive knowledge of contract catering
- A clear understanding of the OOH market and the different aspects of said market
- A strong relationship builder with good negotiation skills
- Experience within a fast-paced, high intensity FMCG environment
- Passionate, driven and motivated
- A team player with the ability to also work independently
- Food enthusiast!

This role is based in West London and offers a highly competitive salary package to the successful individual.
Due to the high volume of applications received, only successful individuals will be contacted. If you haven’t received a call within 2 weeks, unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. 

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