Account Manager

New Chapter
North West England
£33,000 - £40,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Closing date
1 May 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

We are looking for an ambitious, customer-focused individual, to join a well-loved and rapidly growing business with a great heritage.  

You will have full responsibility for driving growth across a portfolio of retail and foodservice key accounts.  Additionally, you will support the team of Senior National Account Managers across a variety of major multiple accounts, helping to drive sales of our client’s branded and retailer own label portfolios in the breakfast category.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Sales Director and National Account Management team to help develop and deliver plans that ensure the brand continues to out-perform the market
  • Assist the Senior National Account Managers in areas such as meeting preparation, managing promotional plans, data analysis and general account-specific admin
  • Handle pricing, logistics and invoicing queries
  • Conduct post-promotional analysis
  • Support the Senior National Account Managers with accurate forecasting
  • Full responsibility for a portfolio of medium sized accounts (approximately £5M p.a)
  • Work across (and build strong working relationships with) all internal functions; Finance, Marketing, R&D, Customer Service, Manufacturing and Logistics to deliver optimal customer outcomes


  • You will have experience of sales and account management within FMCG.
  • A knowledge of Private Label experience would be advantageous but is not essential.
  • Ideally you will already have experience of a top 5 Grocery account in a supporting role.
  • You will be familiar with Retailer systems and loading New Line Forms, promotion proposals etc.
  • A proven track record of developing customer relationships and demonstrating sustainable business growth.
  • You can demonstrate good attention to detail, high levels of numeracy and intermediate MS Office skills e.g. comfortable with VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables etc.
  • You will be able to analyse data and make recommendations.
  • A “can do” attitude.

This role is a great opportunity to genuinely make a difference for a business with a great heritage who are forward-thinking and entrepreneurial. We are looking for someone who is able to learn quickly, prove themselves in this role and then progress to a National Account Manager position.


Find a new opportunity with New Chapter...

New Chapter Consulting is a leading recruiter specialising in the Consumer/FMCG & Retail sectors. We believe in helping people and companies realise their potential and achieve their future ambitions. This important belief, coupled with an underlying commitment to service excellence in everything we do and a values-driven approach, makes us truly unique within the recruitment industry.

With offices in Leeds & London, we meet the needs of our clients and candidates through delivering successful solutions in a supportive and service-oriented way. Underpinned by an industry leading New Chapter promise to candidates, clients and candidates; we put service excellence at the heart of everything we do.

If you are an FMCG professional and would like to move your career on to the next level we should talk. Contact us regarding any of the featured opportunities or call us for a general discussion.

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0845 2000 741
Wellington Park House
Thirsk Row
United Kingdom
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