National Account Manager - Household/DIY Channel

Seven Search & Selection
Midlands based head office 3 days per week with homeworking flex
Competitive Basic Salary
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Our client:

  • Well renowned branded supplier of branded of household/DIY products prominent across the UK market.
  • Products are innovative, UK manufactured and used across many households.
  • The business supplies online, DIY stores & merchants across a mixture of trade & retail customers.
  • Steeped in history, highly reputable and achieved a number of industry awards.
  • The business is profitable, ethical and experiencing growth throughout the current economic climate.
  • Culture is autonomous, results driven and a team effort.

The role:

  • Responsible for managing and driving a portfolio of National Accounts, key to the future growth of the business.
  • The role will be focussing on major UK retailers – likely to include Homebase, Argos, Wickes and The Range, significant retailers for the business
  • Need to work in a collaborative manner across your account base, managing full P&L and delivering sales growth.
  • Will need to be analytical, numerical and able to take a category management led approach
  • Ability to spot opportunities with each retailer in line with the long-term strategic plan for the customer.

Ideal candidate:

  • Experience within a branded non-food consumer goods product category. For example DIY, housewares or a related product area
  • Experience of managing Homebase & or Argos would be of interest. Other major UK retail experience will be considered
  • Have operated either at Key Account/rep level in a similar sector and looking for progression or at NAM level looking for an opportunity to develop in a great business
  • Worked for a UK manufacturer would be beneficial
  • Must be strong willed, determined and able to build relationships internally & externally
  • Comfortable in a results driven environment and working to tight deadlines
  • Happy to travel & flexible when required

If you feel you have the right experience please forward a copy of your CV to

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Seven has quickly become the trusted recruitment partner for national and international organisations because we consistently help them source the best people for their key positions. Seven’s mission is to research, recruit and retain the most talented people for our clients. We work with some of the biggest brands in the retail and FMCG sectors that require only the best people to drive their businesses forward. We specialise in senior positions across the FMCG industry, if you have the skills, knowledge and energy to meet the challenges faced by today’s market please contact us.

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