Thatchers Cider Company

National Account Controller (Off Trade)

Excellent Salary
17 May 2019
12 Jun 2019
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Thatchers Cider

As one of the top cider making businesses in the world, we’re proud of what we’ve achieved, and we’re even more excited about our plans for the future. We’ve experienced tremendous growth through industry leading levels of investment in marketing, people development, innovative technology and world class cider mill machinery. As fourth generation family cider makers, founded in 1904, we are very proud of our Somerset roots, and our close proximity to Bristol means an easy commute if you like the city life.

Thatchers People

The Thatchers team is action orientated, adaptable and resourceful with high levels of resilience to compete in an exciting yet competitive market place.  We work hard and, together, we achieve great things. We have a desire to learn, a thirst for knowledge, and a passion for quality cider that customers enjoy across the world.

National Account Controller (Off Trade)

As the National Account Controller responsible for Off Trade customers, you would nurture relationships both internally and externally throughout the product lifecycle; from the apple in the orchard to the cider on the shelf. This is an exciting role that offers a unique breadth of exposure to the business. You will be responsible for a substantial account portfolio, working closely with internal colleagues in production forecasting, finance, supply chain and field sales.  You will build strong working relationships with customers and you will have the opportunity to develop links with key contacts in a variety of areas.  Your work will be underpinned by commercial analysis of sales data and market trends.

About You

This role is all about achieving growth through great long-term business relationships; to do it well you will need to have had significant experience in FMCG.  To thrive in the role and at Thatchers, you will be someone who naturally gets involved, goes the extra mile, has a positive outlook and is curious and questioning. You will have a skill-set that stands you in good stead for working with the largest of our customers, including exceptional abilities in selling, presenting, negotiation and handling figures.  You are likely to be looking for a different kind of opportunity; entrepreneurial and challenging in a growth orientated family business.

About the team you’ll be working with

We are one sales team at Thatchers, with a close connection between Off and On Trade. More specifically you will be part of a collaborative team of four working on national Off Trade accounts.

You will report into the Head of Off Trade and be part of the Off Trade team led by Chris, our Off Trade Sales Director.  Chris has master-minded our sales growth over the past ten years and is crafting the team that can continue this trajectory for the next ten. 

TO APPLY please email a covering letter and CV before 12pm Wednesday 12th June 2019.

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