National Account Manager

Employer
Swallow Associates Ltd
Location
Based within commuting distance of the head office in West Manchester.
Salary
£neg basic, Bonus, Car allowance, Pension and PHI
Closing date
2 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Function
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

National Account Manager
I have a great opportunity for an ambitious National Account Executive/National Account Manager seeking to develop their career profile within UK National Accounts.

Essential requirements

  • Based within commuting distance of the head office in West Manchester.
  • FMCG National Account experience in the Discount or Grocery/Health & Beauty retail channels.

My client, established over 100 years, is an exclusive UK distributor of FMCG brands. With a range of household name and TV advertised brands the company provides an excellent friendly working environment which is also fast-paced and commercial. We are now seeking to recruit an energetic and goal driven Retail Account Manager to drive sales growth in the Discounter, Health & Beauty and online/ecommerce channels. Reporting to the Retail Sector Controller, we are looking for a dynamic individual who will fit with the company’s culture of transparency and teamwork.

Experience

  •  Knowledge of Trade Marketing and Category Management principles
  • Build and develop the business profitably within nominated accounts/sectors.
  • Seek out opportunities to grow the business through new listings and wider distribution across nominated brands.
  • Manage the promotional mix to ensure account profitability is maintained to agreed levels
  • Development of individual account sales and distribution plans
  • Management of account/sector sales and negotiation.
  • Internal management of forecasting and pricing administration
  • Liaison with key stakeholders; internal and third-party brand owners where appropriate


Key competencies

  • Able to recommend sound business decisions
  • Strong commercial acumen and problem-solving mentality
  • Highly analytical and ability to create robust business plans
  • High emotional stability, physical and mental energy
  • Respect for company values, works with integrity and ethics to achieve results
  • Someone who is prepared to “get their hands dirty “, and do what is necessary to get the job done
  • A collaborative team player

The package includes £neg basic, Bonus, Car allowance, Pension and PHI.

To apply please send your up to date CV to richard@swallowassociates.co.uk quoting reference BH0020.

Swallow Associates Ltd is an independent Recruitment business. We will not forward your details to anyone without prior discussion and agreement.

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