National Accounts Manager

Central UK – Home based
c £50,000 + bonus
12 Jun 2019
12 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type
  • Work for a successful, global pet products business.
  • Manage leading UK retail accounts while developing new business.
  • A home-based and autonomous role with the support of a UK office.

The Company:

With pet welfare at the heart of everything they do, this is business that has built a 30 year reputation for excellence. Now merged with a US partner the company offers a range of branded pet care solutions as well as a full own-label offering. The UK business is very successful, and this new appointment has been created to control and drive new sales growth.

The Role of National Accounts Manager:

Reporting to the General Manager, this is a senior appointment within a small UK team. The job holder will inherit the top UK retail accounts (including ‘Pets at Home’), with a brief to develop these business relationships while prospecting for new opportunities with major retailers in grocery, high street and discounter channels.

National Accounts Manager Profile:

We are looking for an experienced National Accounts Manager who is working with a pet products supplier and has present or recent experience of dealing with ‘Pets at Home’. In addition, our target candidate will be:

  • Centrally based in the UK and prepared to travel on business as required.
  • A proven ability to manage a high-volume retailer across several product categories.
  • Experience of selling own-label and branded solutions.
  • Commercially astute and a keen negotiator with previous experience of range-reviews.
  • Able to work autonomously but an engaging team player with great communication skills.

Reward package:

The successful candidate will be rewarded by a negotiable basic salary c£50,000 plus performance-based bonus, car, company benefits and all of the expenses and support required to work remotely.


Central UK – Home based        


Nick Hester

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