Regional Account Manager/Sales Executive- North West

Michael Page Sales
England, North West England
bonus, pension, healthcare
Closing date
15 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink

Job Details

Manage and grow the wholesale, cash and carry and independent channel

Develop and Implement sales strategies to achieve new business targets

Client Details

Our Client is a Global FMCG business based in the North West with over 900 Employees.
My client is an innovative business operating across brand and own label products within a high growth category.


The Role and Responsibilities:
  • Develop sales & distribution within the wholesale/C&C sector and associated independent retailers
  • Acquire and maintain a detailed understanding of products, processes and manufacturing capabilities
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the customer's business, the competitive market place, category performance and consumer insight
  • Manage promotional investment budgets in conjunction with Marketing & Head of UK sales
  • Identify and exploit PL new product development opportunities
  • Develop and implement Brand execution plans in conjunction with brands marketing team & Head of UK Sales
  • Prepare an annual business development plan in conjunction with Head of UK Sales in order to meet the budgeted requirements
  • Produce a monthly forecast for all customers ensuring that it effectively communicates all known customer activities.

  • Minimum 3 years FMCG sales experience
  • Ideally degree level (or equivalent) education
  • Energetic self starter
  • Analytical and data literate
  • Good communicator - written and verbal
  • Confident relationship builder
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - good at influencing people inside and outside the organisation
  • Ability to understand and assimilate the technical aspects of the products
  • Adept at presenting customer propositions
  • Must Be based in the North West

Job Offer

Competitive package, rewarding culture and fantastic innovative North West Based FMCG Business


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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