Grocery NAM - Premium Non-Alc Drinks Brand

Employer
New Chapter
Location
South East England
Salary
Competitive + package
Closing date
16 Nov 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
Sales
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A premium innovator within the non-alcoholic drinks category. They have won awards for the quality of their products within the category and are here to disrupt the space with their focus on quality and flavour

The role:

As the National Off-Trade Account Manager, you will be responsible for the end to end management of national off-trade customers. This will involve:

  1. Managing and growing national off-trade customers volume through customer investment, promotions and campaigns
  2. Lead and develop listings of the portfolio across off-trade customers to drive incremental growth
  3. Managing customer feedback to help shape the businesses new product development pipeline and translate this into customer plans
  4. Develop joint business plans with customers to drive growth and achieve targets
  5. Building deep relationships with key customer contacts
  6. Managing distribution of products into customers to ensure optimal product availability and customer service
  7. Be an ambassador for the company in the trade, at events, trade shows and with your extended network

To be considered for this position you MUST have proven sales and account management experience from an alcohol or non-alcoholic drinks brand, with plenty of enthusiasm and passion for sales, category management and building relationships across the off-trade.

The candidate:

Experience in leading and managing a large top 4 UK retailer

Existing contacts in the off-trade channel

2 years experience working in sales in a drinks business

Be a commercial / entrepreneurial spirit (think outside the box, think differently)

Successful negotiation skills with senior executives

Positive, get up and go attitude

Great personality with an enthusiasm to build relationships with current and new customers in the off-trade

Someone who can work as part of a team, while also being a self-starter

Excellent at generating own leads and driving sales through existing business

Willing to go the extra mile & exceed targets set

Highly organised & self-motivated

The role itself is a mix of home based with weekly meetings in the office in Buckinghamshire, so you must be commutable

Find a new opportunity with New Chapter...

New Chapter Consulting is a leading recruiter specialising in the Consumer/FMCG & Retail sectors. We believe in helping people and companies realise their potential and achieve their future ambitions. This important belief, coupled with an underlying commitment to service excellence in everything we do and a values-driven approach, makes us truly unique within the recruitment industry.

With offices in Leeds & London, we meet the needs of our clients and candidates through delivering successful solutions in a supportive and service-oriented way. Underpinned by an industry leading New Chapter promise to candidates, clients and candidates; we put service excellence at the heart of everything we do.

If you are an FMCG professional and would like to move your career on to the next level we should talk. Contact us regarding any of the featured opportunities or call us for a general discussion.

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  • Wellington Park House
  • Thirsk Row
  • Leeds
  • LS1 4DP
  • GB
  • 0845 2000 741
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