National Account Manager

England, West Midlands
£45000 - £50000 per annum
26 Jul 2018
23 Aug 2018
Chris Barlow
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

The role as National Account Manager will drive core National Accounts across the Retail & Trade sector within the UK. This role will be an integral part of leading the team & growing future business strategy.

Client Details

Our client are a market leader across the UK within the Garden, DIY & Outdoor sectors. Through innovation, a rich heritage in the market and strong industry expertise, they have developed their leader title & wish to further expand their business with the addition of this position.


The role as National Account Manager will revolve around the following key roles & responsibilities;
  • Manage National Accounts across Retail & Trade market
  • Strategic ability to understand requirements & provide multiple solutions
  • To optimise net sales, visibility and profitability through the assigned customers within agreed budgets & strategic guidelines
  • To deliver against all set targets and business objectives within assigned customers
  • Become the customer and category expert
  • Exceed expectations whilst ensuring we outperform the market and customer growth
  • Work alongside marketing & operations in defining customer journey & successful industry relationships
  • Lead the team, develop strategy to fall in line with future growth & motivate all personnel


The successful National Account Manager will have the following skills criteria;
  • Knowledge & experience of Retail or Trade market place
  • Experience within Homewares, Garden and/or DIY sectors would be advantageous
  • Proven sales background
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Seasonal experience would be advantageous
  • Proven experience to deal with Head Office & National Accounts
  • P&L experience and ability to handle JBP responsibilities
  • Exceptional face to face and a strong relationship builder
  • Excellent communication skills - both written & verbal
  • Ability to work as part of a wider team
  • Home based - Commutable to the West Midlands

Job Offer

Highly competitive salary, company car & benefits

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