National Account Manager, Online/Ecommerce

Home based role so no specific location
c. £55k + bonus, car and benefits
12 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

We are seeking an experienced National Account Manager with experience in and passion for the Online/Ecommerce Channel.

My client is a recognised, respected Consumer Brand with a history spanning nearly 90 years. The Brand is a Consumer choice in several Categories with strong Distribution and visibility in the traditional Retail/High Street sectors.

The Online/Ecommerce sector provides a substantial development opportunity and although the company is trading in this Channel there is a clear opportunity for a specialist to drive Sales and Category Development in the rapidly expanding Digital space.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create product and promotional business plans for all Accounts
  • Manage and develop multiple customer contacts
  • Negotiate range pricing and promotional opportunities
  • Generate accurate forecasting, monitor sales out information, budgetary control and cost management
  • Develop good working relationships with internal departments
  • Develop a high level of product knowledge, features and benefits
  • Maintain accurate customer records including account contacts, product listings and pricing
  • Regular analysis of data to fully understand trends within the category and develop strategic account plans
  • Effectively manage expenditure - promotional budgets, day to day expenses etc.
  • Ensure sales forecasts and targets are achieved

Skills & Experience

  • Min A Level, preferably Graduate calibre
  • Minimum 2/3 years National Account experience, gained in the Ecommerce sector.
  • Adept working with and interpreting Data
  • Influential, persuasive – a naturally articulate communicator
  • Highly organized, competent with administration and planning
  • Focused and fast-paced, used to working in a demanding and changeable environment
  • A self-starter, able to work with little or no supervision
  • Resilient, robust and tenacious – able to solve business and customer related issues
  • Factual judgement - make practical and realistic decisions
  • Must be flexible, adaptable and keen to develop personally
  • Willing to push ideas, challenge the status quo, suggest alternatives
  • A full, preferably clean UK driving licence with a willingness to travel as required

Salary is negotiable circa £55k + bonus + car + benefits (flexible for the right person)

To apply send your up to date CV quoting Ref HQ512 to Richard Swallow at Swallow Associates Ltd by applying below.

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