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Junior National Account Manager

Location
Hampshire
Salary
C£35K + Car
Posted
25 Apr 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
SM13525
Contact
Sarah McAngus
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Innovation, quality and a real focus on developing long term partnerships have driven and sustained business growth for our market leading client. As a major supplier into customers including Major Grocery Retail, food manufacturing and foodservice this role offers the opportunity to join a well-established team in order to manage a £multi million portfolio of key wholesale, convenience and discount retail accounts.

 

The role:

  • Reporting to the Senior Commercial manager you will be the main contact for a defined portfolio of accounts including wholesale and convenience customers as well as independent retail and foodservice.
     

  • Supporting the implementation of category initiatives, promotional activity and price negotiation

  • You will be responsible for developing accounts & driving sales growth in addition to being aware of new business opportunities 

     

  • Establishing relationships with all key stakeholders internally and externally e.g. buying, supply chain, finance, technical etc


  

The candidate:

  • Of graduate calibre with experience of operating in a food FMCG commercial environment. A background in chilled/fresh food would be an advantage but is not essential. 


  • A self-motivated individual, you will be able to display strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence both internal and external teams. 

 

  • Experience gained in managing Retail, Wholesale, Discounter, convenience & B2B accounts


  • You will be a highly organised and target focused individual with an exceptional work ethic.  



This role will be partially office based; 2-3 days per week meaning that there could be a level of flexibility in terms of the successful candidates home location. This role offers an outstanding opportunity to develop your career in a fast paced business environment.

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