Account Manager - Confectionery

Location
Skelmersdale
Salary
Market related
Posted
30 Nov 2018
Closes
28 Dec 2018
Ref
Skem-01
Contact
Alex Drury
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client is a key strategic partner with leading national food retailer, they pride themselves on building strong collaborative relationships. They are a dynamic and energetic business, They are seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Account Manager to support the ever-growing business.

You will be responsible for continuing to develop the long-term strategy that is in place with current manufacturing partners and the key strategic partners, liaising with cross-functional teams internally and externally to ensure the timely and successful delivery of projects. You will work directly and report into the Head of Commercial.

 Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain a strong, long-lasting strategic partnership
  • Communicate clearly the progress of promotions and initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
  • Analyse and interpret IRI sales data presenting back findings internally and externally
  • Identify and grow opportunities and collaborate with the team and manufacturing partners
  • Assist with high severity requests or issue escalations as needed
  • Responsible for costings within the Product Development Process including negotiating pricing with manufacturing partners
  • Implement program of appropriate promotional activity
  • Place Purchase Orders with manufacturing partners and support the Head of Commercial with administrative tasks

 Requirements

  • This would be a North West based job, that is office based with some EU travel
  • Degree Educated – preferable Business/Marketing related degree
  • Excellent IT Skills including analysis and interpretation of data
  • Expected to have Account Management experience in FMCG
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly at all levels
  • Experience in delivering client-focused solutions based on customer needs
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail  Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Commercially astute
  • Must hold a Driving License
  • Ability to think outside of the box and find creative solutions to complex challenges

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to alex.drury@aspion.co.uk  or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

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