Veritas - National Accounts

National Account Executive Cash & Carry / Wholesale / Forecourts

Salary Circa £35,000 + 30% Bonus + Company Car + Benefits + Great Progression
27 Nov 2018
27 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

National Account Executive - Cash & Carry / Forecourts  3 days Head Office Buckinghamshire

Salary  Circa £35,000 + Car + Bonus to 30% + Benefits

The Client:

Branded FMCG business with exciting plans for the future. Manufacturing a range of instantly recognisable products and due to a promotion, they now seek an National Account Executive to manage customers within the Cash & Carry / Distributor Channel working alongside the National Account team.

The Role:

To work as part of a small business unit, developing and sustaining profitable sales for the company within your portfolio of accounts.

You will be given a range of smaller National/Regional accounts which you will be responsible for and to assist in managing the P&L and supporting the Senior Team with other National Accounts when needed.

You'll be developing and implementing a strategic plan for a designated sector.   You need to work cross functionally with other areas of sales,  supported by a strong commitment to team working.

Principle Responsibilities

  • Planning, formulation of your account portfolio, looking at strategy in line with the company plan, sector and customer needs.
  • Building of account plans in line with brand/channel strategies by product, volume and revenue identifying promotional and development costs.
  • Developing account propositions in conjunction with Trade and Consumer Marketing.
  • Identify customer needs and tailoring propositions to meet these needs – category approach to product range and development program – agree, implement and evaluate with customer.
  • Communicate all areas of activity to Field Sales Team (where relevant) and to all other relevant personnel.
  • Negotiation, implementation and monitoring of trading display and concept agreements
  • To identify and capitalise on new business opportunities within relevant channel
  • To defend existing range and market share
  • To achieve minimum distribution targets and objectives

The Person:

As well as being well organised, articulate and ambitious, candidates will require the following skills:-

Confident presentation style, well organised and comfortable working with data / analysis.


Minimum of 2 year’s experience within an FMCG Account Manager position, confident, articulate looking for a move into National Accounts.

Please quote reference 723/65GJ if you would like to apply

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