National Account Executive

The Advocate Group
Market related
Closing date
6 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Job type: National Account Executive

Location: London

Sector: FMCG


Would you like to play a pivotal part within the retail account management team of a multibillion dollar global business? With many household brands in the portfolio this is a great opportunity for someone from a strong branded background to gain experience with Top 4 retailers.

The National Account Executive will report into the Account Director. This key position for their head office requires and dynamic individual who is keen to learn and develop their own skill sets whilst maintaining strong relationships within the Top 4 grocery retailers.

You will work closely with multiple stakeholders both internally and externally, driving growth and running seasonal campaigns for an exciting, well-loved brand! There is a clear progression path within the business that will give you exposure to multiple channels.


Responsibilities will include: 

  • Working with the National Accounts team to drive sales and beat competition in the marketplace.
  • Run seasonal promotions to improve brand visibility.
  • Proactively manage accounts and customer relationships to increase sales
  • Managing category and product switches
  • Project manage special events and new client roll-outs
  • Review compliance within the customer portfolio and the use of GAP analysis
  • Track bespoke stock value and ensure products are sold within agreed timescales.

 Skills & Experience 

  • Experience dealing with Top 4 retailers is essential
  • Branded background is desirable
  • Strong negotiation skill
  • Ability to manage own workload and communicate with multiple stakeholders.

You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


► 0333 772 7200


Contact Us
  • The Advocate Group
  • 1 St Peter's Square,
  • Manchester
  • M2 3DE
  • GB
  • 0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
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