National Account Executive

Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary
company car, bonus
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
13 Aug 2019
Ref
HRNAE
Contact
Harry Ratcliffe
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


National Account Executive
  • Route to National Account Manager
  • Mix of branded and own-label products
  • Working across two of the company's biggest accounts




Better Placed are pleased to be working with a food manufacturer who are looking for an established National Account Executive to join their successful sales team. If this sounds like you and you're looking for your second rotation in a NAE position before taking a step up to NAM level then this could be the opportunity you're waiting for.



Our client is a well known food business with a reputation for continuous NPD and innovation. Home to some of the most well known household name brands, our client is a well established business and a great place for you to develop your national account career.



Main responsibilities:
  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customer
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Assisting with budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Supporting 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
  • Background within FMCG in a supporting role
  • Account management or NAE experience
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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