National Account Manager – Foodservice / Wholesale

Location
South West / Bristol
Salary
£competitive plus car & benefits
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
18 Apr 2019
Ref
MM/2058
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

National Account Manager – Foodservice / Wholesale
£competitive plus car & benefits
Based : South West / Bristol

An opportunity to join a fantastic FMCG business with a great range of brands/products in a hugely supportive culture with future development prospects.

 The company 

 Our client is a c.£300m household-name chilled foods company and a leading player in their category, supplying both branded and own-label products to the Grocery Multiples, Convenience and Foodservice trade channels. Product quality, innovation, NPD and creative marketing are the cornerstones of this well-established business, together with a friendly, supportive and empowering business culture.

The role 

Reporting to the Sales Controller, we are now looking for a National Account Manager to manage the company’s evolving and growing business within Foodservice/Wholesale. Your remit will be varied and you’ll be involved in all commercial aspects of growing and developing your key accounts, including Brakes, Whitbread, Blakemore etc., including terms negotiation, joint business planning, category development, and a strong and continuous NPD/innovation programme.

About you

Of graduate calibre, you will have FMCG sales experience in a recognised food or drink company, having had some previous Foodservice / Wholesale Account management experience, managing key national customers within this channel.

More importantly, the job requires a highly-motivated, self-starter with good communication and interpersonal skills and a desire to achieve both commercial and personal success. If you would like to work with some great products in a strong and growing business and are ultimately seeking a long-term career in National Account Management then this could be the job for you! 

The job role is based in the South West/Bristol/M5 region with a requirement to attend the company’s Head Office on a regular basis.

Please apply below or email Maria at mariam@smithcarey.co.uk quoting MM/2058, including full details of your current benefits package.

Alternatively, please call Maria Murphy for an initial confidential discussion on 07745 184922.

Closing date for applications: 18th April 2019

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