National Account Manager
You will be responsible for managing and developing a number of accounts across the Discount and Retail Channel. Our client currently sell into Multiple retailers - Online Retail, High Street & Grocers. Accounts could include; Primark, B&M, The Range, Dunnes and Menkind.
Our client is one of the marketing leading Designers, Manufactures and Distributors of gifting products - Branded, Private Label and Bespoke. They operate in a fast paced environment due to been seasonal lead (Fathers/ Mothers day, Christmas and Easter) with their own inhouse design team. Our client is a family run business who have been operating for over 20 years in this sector, they have a wealth of knowledge, experience and long standing relationships.
Creating and pro- actively managing an active sales pipeline of leads, prospects and existing customers
Providing timely and accurate business forecasts.
Managing your critical path process, including management of product selections, samples, quotations and approval processes.
To use your awareness of trends, the retail market and our business capabilities to identify and proactively seek opportunities for new business.
To liaise effectively with internal departments to ensure we deliver excellent customer service with products delivered on time, in full and to the agreed specification.
Liaise with the Logistics & Supply chain departments to ensure timely deliveries in line with the customer requirements.
Take part in all trade shows as required
3+ years of experience of managing key and National Accounts working directly with retail buyers.
Experience of winning new business from scratch.
Experience in PL Sector or gifting.
Proven track record of hitting targets in a sales environment.
Great progression and development