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National Account Manager - Grocery

Seven Search & Selection
Office based West London
£40,000-£45,000 + Excellent package including strong bonus and share options
Closing date
5 Dec 2020

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

Our Client:

  • An exciting start-up drinks business with an on-trend proposition and premium branding
  • Exceptional backing and support from investors and industry experts with impressive track records of launching and growing start-up brands successfully in the UK
  • Outstanding consumer response since launch, consistently overachieving against forecasted sales within key retailers
  • A fast-paced and dynamic culture shaped by the strong drive and ambition of the team

The Role:

  • We are now looking for a National Account Manager to drive the commercial agenda within the UK Retail channel, identifying routes to growth and developing the business through unlocking new customers and listings across Grocery, Convenience and Discounter customers
  • Take on ownership of the entire grocery retail channel, including responsibility for the existing account portfolio across both P&L and JBP negotiations
  • As National Account Manager you will hold full ownership of the retail strategy and implementation of the growth plan
  • Close working with the founders and SLT on the longer-term strategy, along with close cross-functional working with the wider team

Ideal Candidate:

  • A driven and highly commercial National Account Manager with demonstrated experience in identifying and developing growth opportunities within Grocery retail customers
  • We are looking for someone of a highly entrepreneurial nature, with experience across both blue-chip and SME environments
  • Proactive and hungry to join a business where you can get on board early and take ownership over the growth of the brand
  • Highly methodical and proficient in data analysis along with presenting to high level retailers
  • As National Account Manager you will need a solid understanding of the retail market, specifically across Grocery channels, as well as being up to date with current consumer trends

Benefits & Details:

  • Salary is pitched c£40-45k + benefits (open to discussion)
  • Strong bonus package
  • As National Account Manager you are eligible for the internal Share Scheme
  • Office based in West London
  • Excellent culture that promotes proactivity and progression


Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 22/15729/7. Confidentiality assured.

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  • Leeds
  • LS1 5JL
  • United Kingdom
  • 0330 010 8327
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