National Account Manager - Foodservice

Location
Birmingham
Salary
bonus, company car
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
30 Jul 2019
Ref
HRNAM
Contact
Harry Ratcliffe
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


National Account Manager - Foodservice

  • Home-based
  • Opportunities for progression and development
  • Category leading brand as well as an excellent own-label range




Better Placed are pleased to be working with leading food business who are looking for an established National Account Manager to join their sales team. Do you have a strong background managing Foodservice accounts and experience developing new relationships? If this sounds like you and you're looking for your second rotation in a NAM position before taking a step up to SNAM level then this could be the opportunity you're waiting for.



Main responsibilities:
  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customers
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Controlling budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Executing all promotional plans for product portfolio
  • Liaising cross-functionally with NPD, Category and Marketing
  • Building strong relationships with customer and key stakeholders
  • Maintaining daily contact with customer and attending regular face-to-face meetings
  • Keeping up with key category trends and identifying new business opportunities




What we need from you:
  • Graduate calibre
  • National account background within FMCG food is a must
  • Minimum 2 years in national accounts
  • Account management experience with Foodservice / Out Of Home accounts
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Background in stimulating account growth




What's on offer?
  • Competitive salary and an excellent package (10% bonus, company car or car allowance)
  • The opportunity to be part of a business with one of the strongest cultures in FMCG
  • A great working environment, with likeminded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Outstanding opportunities for development, and a business that promotes from within
  • Autonomy to manage your own diary
  • Flexible working, with the opportunity to work from home as well as in the office
  • Excellent surrounding teams, with experts in Category & Marketing to liaise with and create the best possible results




This is a unique opportunity and not one to be missed so please get in touch to find out more!

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