National Account Manager – High Street Retail

Location
Ideal location London/South East
Salary
£55k + bonus, car/allowance and benefits
Posted
12 Jun 2018
Closes
12 Jul 2018
Ref
HQ524
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER

Consumer Appliances

Ideal location South Midlands/South East

We are seeking an experienced National Account Manager for a Global and Premium brand in the Consumer Appliances market.

The role will have responsibility for a portfolio of leading National customers with substantial scope for account and personal development.

You will be home based but required to attend head office as and when required.

Outline Responsibilities:

  • Create product and promotional business plans for all customers.
  • 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.
  • Analysis of data to fully understand trends within the category.
  • Effectively manage expenditure - promotional budgets, day to day expenses etc.
  • Ensure sales forecasts and targets are achieved.

Skills & Experience

  • Graduate calibre
  • Minimum 2 years National Account experience, ideally gained in Consumer Appliances/Electrical/Electronics
  • Influential, persuasive – a naturally articulate communicator
  • A keen and consistent networker
  • 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
  • Commercial acumen
  • 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

Please send your up to date CV by applying below or call Richard for a confidential discussion on 07774 103577.

Your CV will not be forwarded or profiled to this or any other client without prior discussion

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