Junior National Account Manager - Major retail accounts

D R Newitt
South wales
£30,000 + Bonus + Package
15 Feb 2019
15 Mar 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Junior National Account Manager – Food Manufacturing Company


Our client is a well-established food manufacturing company, and due to company growth, are looking to add to their Commercial team. They are looking for a talented and successful Junior National Account Manager to look after the Major Retail accounts. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in sales with a very successful company.


  • Manage Major Retail accounts in-line with company’s margin targets, factoring in all cost, discounts and promotions
  • Ensure clear communication with these accounts, including up to date product information and accounts are satisfied with the service being provided
  • Understand your market to a detailed level and make key decisions based on this knowledge including trends within the market place and activity of competitors
  • Be a leader in the product category and work cross-functionally within each customer
  • Work closely on NPD initiatives with key stakeholders opinions and comments in mind
  • Proactive and constructive member of the Sales Team, meeting and liaising with them in a timely manner, and disseminating information to the relevant people
  • Support the maintenance and development of the company’s image and reputation


  • Strong experience of supplying own-label products into retail accounts
  • Experience supplying into the major retail accounts ( essential )
  • Excellent financial and commercial awareness, with P&L and JBP understanding
  • Ability to effectively network with key figures in the FMCG industry with strong communication skills
  • Ability to be proactive and flexible in your working approach
  • Strong IT and presentation skills

This role will open up a future National Account Manager role.


£30,000 + bonus + CC/CA + great package


If you would like to apply for this position please send you’re most recent up to date CV to thomas.mcglinchey@drnewitt.com.  Alternatively if you would like to find out more about the role please call Thomas McGlinchey on 0161 833 0181.

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