National Account Managers x 2 – Grocery Multiples

SmithCarey Recruitment
Home based
Competitive salary plus bonus, car allowance & benefits
Closing date
18 Mar 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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National Account Managers x 2 – Grocery Multiples
Competitive salary plus bonus, car allowance & benefits

The Company

An opportunity to give your career the best possible boost with excellent future development prospects in a hugely supportive environment, as part of an ambitious organisation growing great brands.

Our client is a highly successful division of a major FMCG company operating across a number of diverse categories. The division has a strong presence in the grocery, household and healthcare categories with market leading brands. Still proudly privately owned and entrepreneurial, our client remains committed to strengthening its presence further in the FMCG sector.

The Role

The business has some really exciting future growth plans for both existing and new brands, supported by significant marketing investment from the respective brand owners. They are now seeking two National Account Managers to join two of their key business units. The job role is home-based but candidates should ideally live within a reasonable commute to south west England, where the head office is based.

Reporting to the Business Unit Controllers, the roles are high profile and have a broad remit. Your key responsibility will be to manage a portfolio of Grocery Multiples customers for an important part of our client’s fast growing and rapidly expanding brand portfolios. Both roles require candidates with strong commercial acumen and a proven track record of successfully bringing NPD to market and driving profitable growth. You will work closely with colleagues in category, marketing, finance and supply chain as well as with the brand partners.

About You

For these two positions, we are looking for candidates with NAM experience within a branded FMCG business, having previously managed customers in the UK Grocery Multiples channel. Confectionery or Household category experience would be an added advantage.

A natural self-starter, you have real passion for driving the communication and growth agenda with your accounts to maximum effect. You are an engaging, dynamic individual, with a personal style and an inspiring record of success.

If you think you’ve got what it takes and are keen to develop your career with a leading FMCG company then please apply. Alternatively email your CV to Maria Murphy at, quoting the relevant reference number below, including full details of your current benefits package: -

MM/2178 – NAM – Grocery Multiples – Confectionery category

MM/2179 – NAM – Grocery Multiples – Household category

Closing Date for applications:   18th March 2021


As specialists in Sales & Marketing Recruitment and Training, SmithCarey Ltd have extensive knowledge and experience of the FMCG market and all trade channels from the recruitment and corporate perspective, which together with face-to-face contact ensures that we understand both our clients and candidates needs. We are fully committed to building long-term client and candidate relationships based on trust and results, which ensures candidates can effectively manage their ‘career road map’ and get the right job, not just any job, as well as ensuring our clients select the best talent.

We are passionate and committed to helping ambitious, commercial talent achieve their potential in some of food and drink’s most progressive and respected companies.

Our services at SmithCarey embrace retained recruitment consultancy, interim management and training, with our FMCG clients ranging from major bluechips to medium and small companies across food, drink and non-food, branded and own label.

Spanning both the corporate and the recruitment viewpoint, our Consultants have an outstanding track record of knowledge and experience in the FMCG market – specifically Sales & Marketing, including; National Account Management, Category Management, Customer Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Field Sales, International Sales Management and Brand Marketing.

We take our relationship with you, the candidate - and you, the client - very seriously. What you can expect from us is honest advice and real assistance at an individual level. We understand your concerns, we can get on your wavelength, and we can produce the results you want – be it a major career move to steer you in the right direction with your future ‘career road map’ or simply some welcome guidance and support.

The SmithCarey team are passionate in their belief that companies who want to attract top talent need to invest and take a more proactive approach, even before vacancies arise, by creating an employer branding talent attraction strategy. We have invested heavily in both resource and new technology to embrace the LinkedIn/Facebook generation, through social networking tools and other media.

Everything we do is done with passion, professionalism and integrity. We operate with strict confidentiality and never send out CVs without prior consent, recommend candidates without thorough screening or market false positions to attract response.

Our message to people who have the drive and energy to be a success is to come and talk to us. We can help by advising you what’s out there, provide support with your ‘career roadmap’ for how you might progress, together with advice on how to make it happen and, who knows, we might have the perfect position for you right now!

Take a look at our current opportunities; then email with a covering letter, stating your current remuneration package and a copy of your CV to one of our Consultants.

For Recruitment:

Mark Smith - - mobile 07747 847214

Maria Murphy – – mobile 07745 184922

For Training:

Paul Carey - – mobile 07786 745165

Or for any other general enquiries call 01488 649360 or email: or visit our website

We look forward to helping you manage your future ‘career road map’ and assisting you in building a successful Sales or Marketing career in the exciting world of FMCG.

Find Us
01488 649 360
Penfold Barn
East Garston
RG17 7HD
United Kingdom
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