Senior National Account Manager

England, West Sussex, Chichester
Car allowance+Bonus+Bens
31 Oct 2018
28 Nov 2018
Natures Way Foods Ltd
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Senior National Account Manager

Due to some exciting new business wins and continued growth we are looking for a Senior level National Account Manager to join our team.

Are you an experienced NAM within the food industry looking for a fresh challenge?

If so, now is a great time to consider a career with Natures Way Foods.

We have 4 manufacturing sites all near to Chichester in Beautiful West Sussex. Our offices are bright, modern and open plan which maximises cross functional working and team camaraderie.

So, if you have Retail National Account Management experience within fresh, produce or chilled foods then we would love to hear from you.

A day in the life of a National Account Manager:

This is a classic Account Management role where you will use your experience and relationship building skills. You will be working closely with a high-profile major supermarket Retailer, ensuring that we continuously deliver the high standards that we promise.

We make delicious salad meals, coleslaw, potato salad, bagged salads and leafy salad bowls. Our products are stocked by leading Retail supermarkets & restaurant chains and consumed by millions of customers in the UK, so you may well have eaten something made by us!

You will have full P&L responsibility and there is plenty of opportunity for growth and an opportunity to make your mark with the support and backing of an Account Controller.

You will also work cross-functionally with different areas of the business including Category, NPD, Finance, Supply Chain and Operations.

Depending on the Account you may also be involved in mentoring and working with a National Account Executive.

The team:

You will join our ambitious sales team of 14 talented individuals. The team is very professional, and they all pull together to deliver the high service levels that delight our customers.

Although we make delicious healthy salad products, there is a general love of food within the team, whether it's having dinner out together or sneaking something delicious into the office!

Your journey with us…

You'll have full support from your Account Controller and all departments to help you learn our business, so you can be sure to make an impact quickly.

There's plenty of training opportunities and you will be able to undertake internal and external training courses to build your skillset from soft skills to professional sales negotiation training.

You will be spoilt for choice with future career development opportunities at Natures Way Foods, whether you decide to climb the ladder in the Sales team like our Account Controller Jen or decide that you want to try different Retail accounts or even Foodservice to gain more exposure then we will help make your career ambitions a reality.

The Perks:

We want you to love working for us and what you do, so we have put together a great package of benefits:
  • A competitive salary.
  • Company performance bonus.
  • Car allowance.
  • Flexible working - Office + some home working and client visits.
  • Laptop and mobile phone.
  • Company pension.
  • 25 days holiday.
  • Healthshield Perks healthcare package.
  • Life Assurance policy.
  • Plenty of development and training opportunities.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Exclusive online benefits and discounts.
  • Free parking available across all sites.
  • Relocation packages available.

About us:

Here at Natures Way, we love food!

It all started in 1994 with bagged salad and now we are a leading and award winning manufacturer of fresh convenient food such as prepared salad and fruit, food to go, dressed salads, coleslaw and potato salad to name just a few, supplying to some of the UKs largest household name supermarkets and restaurants.

Operating at four sites on the scenic south coast near to Chichester, Natures Way Foods (NWF) is now one of the largest employers in the area. We're immensely proud to employ a diverse team of nearly 1200 talented, committed and high performing people, valuing their individual strengths, talents, industry knowledge and experience.

We are also a social bunch and get involved in a regular charitable and community projects.

We're also proud to say we're an equal opportunities employer.

Apply online or get in touch to have a confidential discussion about your career ambitions and how we can work with you to achieve them:

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