Account Director - German Multiples

Veritas - National Accounts
Home Based
£75,000 - £85,000 Basic Salary + Car Allowance + Bonus
Closing date
2 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
London (Greater), South East England, Homeworking
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Account Director - German Multiples

UK/Home based

 £75,000 to £85,000 Basic Salary + Car Allowance + Bonus

The Company:

Our Indulgent, quality products are taking Europe by storm. In the last 5 years this business has seen massive worldwide growth based on matching their products to changing lifestyles. It is a modern-day success story.  Unlike many other businesses they are more versatile, focussed, and ambitious, looking to double the business again in the next 5 years!

They understand the needs of their consumers and retailers and are driving an exciting new product programme. To drive their success, they are strengthening their team with a National Account Manager to manage and develop Edeka in Germany, as well as growing their existing sales across the DACH region.

The Opportunity:

The role is to develop business and sales strategy across Edeka and the DACH region - current turnover c.€4 million and growing rapidly. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the German Grocery market including use of multiple data systems. Reporting into the Sales Director, your key performance indicators will include driving profitable sales volume and managing local and national trade promotional spend. Developing relationships at a major multiple head office level cross functionally including buying, category and supply chain teams will be important.


  • You will be from an FMCG background that has provided you with classical sales training.
  • You will have worked with German major multiple as a National Account Manager that has given you real insight into a major multiple and its methods.
  • You will have previous experience of working with multiple sales out data and data providers to be able to interpret this data to help build commercial proposals.
  • An ability to negotiate at a level that maintains and builds the long-term relationship with A major multiple is essential.
  • Fluency in German and English is essential and interviews will be carried out in German and English.

Our client is a business that can mix the classical candidate with candidates who can demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit. You will be able to demonstrate commercial flair and the desire to make a difference. You can stand alone and work within a team

You will be of graduate calibre and looking for a career opportunity within a growing business where performance and creativity is well rewarded.             

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date CV in Word format quoting ref number 15517/6gj.

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 

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