National Account Manager (Discount Sector) - FMCG Consumer

Greater Manchester
Highly Competitive Salary Package
19 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

National Account Manager (Discount Sector) - FMCG Consumer Products


Highly Competitive Salary Package

Our client is a family owned branded producer of quality non-food consumer goods supplying leading multiple retailers.  The leading brands they own are household names; their products are used in nearly every home in the UK. They now are embarking on their plan to significantly build upon their £40m turnover both through the introduction of exciting new products and also by growing substantially their UK and overseas markets.

Employing 400 worldwide but headquartered in the UK, this unique business designs and manufactures products in North Manchester yet operates international bases in Germany, France, the USA & China.

The company has world class products, facilities and systems. It also has a dynamic can do approach to business and is regarded as a great place to work. It is profitable and well financed.

An opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, creative and experienced sales manager to join our team working with the discount sector looking after major customers such as Aldi, Lidl, B&M, Home Bargains as well as core retailers – Dunelm, The Range.

This presents an extremely rare and attractive opportunity for the correct candidate to join a fantastic business that is going places and has exciting future plans

This new role will report directly to the Head of Sales

The National Account Manager Role:

+ To manage major national retail accounts with P&L responsibility.

+ Identifying and developing key growth opportunities within accounts to increase sales and  profitability and searching for new ones

+ Protecting and developing existing contact relationships across all departments

+ Working with customers to provide correct forecasts to ensure high levels of customer service

+ Delivering high levels of customer satisfaction & engagement through a consistent service

The Ideal Candidate:

+ Must already have experience in this sector and an excellent working knowledge of the customers processes.

+ A sales professional with an exceptional level of business acumen & commercial awareness and a drive / hunger for winning sales and achieving success.

+ A track record of successfully managing growing business and profits with major national retail accounts. Ideally in non-food consumer goods products.

+ Computer literate and financially astute, with a good understanding of profit management, forecasting and trade spend fund management

+ Well organised with the ability to work with our internal teams to understand all aspects of customer operations

+ Articulate with strong communication and presentation skills

+ Above all a “can do attitude” and a genuine hunger to succeed

If you think the above sounds like you then we would love to hear from you.  Please include details of your location and current salary details with your application.

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the hiring manager

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If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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