National Account Manager

Michael Page Sales
England, West Yorkshire
£50000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance, bonus + benefits
Closing date
9 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
National Accounts

Job Details

National Account Manager on the Asda account for a leading supplier of home textiles.

Client Details

As a leading supplier of home textiles, the business boast an unrivalled reputation in their respective sector with an impressive portfolio of both branded, and private label products. They supply all main retailers as well as independent stores, and pride themselves on their family feel culture and excellent working environment.

They are now looking to recruit a National Account Manager to look after their Asda account.


As National Account Manager, you will report into the Sales and Marketing Director and head up the Asda account across branded and private label products.

Some of your responsibilities will include:
  • Managing internal stake holder relationships including Supply Chain, Marketing, Quality/Technical and Finance with the aim of maintaining and developing clear customer communication.
  • Developing and implementing customer strategies
  • Develop and manage JBP's.
  • Full P&L responsibility
  • Forecasting in conjunction with forecast planning function
  • Achieving sales forecasts and targets through promotional and ranged business.
  • Identifying synergies between your customer's product range and maximising production efficiencies.
  • Communicating internally to ensure that the key functions within the business (operations, purchasing, production) are made aware of the key issues within your customers.
  • Networking customers in the following functions: Buying, Stock control, Marketing, Store operations.
  • Direct report management


To be successful in your application to the role of National Account Manager, it is essential you are Yorkshire based and have managed Asda previously. We are open on product experience as long as it's an FMCG non food product.

Job Offer

Up to £70,000 + car allowance and benefits.


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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