Commercial Manager - Off-Trade

Location
Manchester
Salary
£45k - 55k per year
Posted
24 Nov 2018
Closes
22 Dec 2018
Ref
CD- 24532
Contact
Chloe Dalton
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Job description

Job Type: Commercial Manager – Off Trade
Salary: up to £55,000 plus benefits
Location: North West
Sector/Industry: Sales (Food and Beverage)

Job Reference: CD- 24532

Are you an ambitious National Account Manager who wants to use their experience to aid a fast growing international beverage organisation? Are you proactive, customer focused and eager to develop and excel in an entrepreneurial environment? For this role, you should have a background in food and drinks account management within top UK grocery accounts. You should be analytical and an excellent communicator. If you are keen to make a difference in a fast-paced organisation, then this is the role for you!

 
Responsibilities:

  • Be a key representative of the off-trade team and focus on account management and maximise distribution of products
  • Responsible for maximising the listings, distribution and activations to raise awareness of a portfolio of premium brands in individual independent venues and small group outlets.
  • Maximise the effectiveness of branded and own label products within two UK top four Grocery accounts
  • Working alongside the Managing Director, develop business opportunities whilst building brand tactics and strategy
  • Spend time proactively engaging customers to ensure the growth of brands

Person Specification:

  • Successful applicants MUST have at least 3 years’ experience within a National Account Management role in a food or drinks FMCG blue chip organisation
  • A passion and demonstrable experience in over achieving on distribution, volume and profitability targets
  • A detailed understanding and experience of full P&L responsibility
  • Experience with branded and own label products
  • The ability to adapt and influence within a fast paced organisation
  • This is a field based role with time spent at customers and head office

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to chloe.dalton@advocate-group.co.uk or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

To Contact Directly: Chloe Dalton on 0161 639 0080

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