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National Account Manager - Foodservice

Michael Page Sales
England, London, West London
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Benefits
Closing date
17 May 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a driven and dynamic FMCG candidate with national wholesale and end user foodservice experience to join my fast-growing and market-leading client as their new National Account Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a small but successful sales team driving sales and supporting the commercial growth of the UK business.

Client Details

My client is one the leading Bakery businesses in Europe.

National Account Manager - Foodservice


The National Account Manager - Foodservice will;
  • deliver the agreed budget volumes, value and gross margin through negotiating price agreements, planning promotional activity and new product introductions
  • expand the company's relationships with key customers
  • maximise future potential of key accounts by compiling, agreeing and implementing account plans in line with company strategy
  • be responsible for the P&L and key commercials for all relevant customers, be responsible for maintaining the correct data and information and reporting sales forecasts back to line


The National Account Manager - Foodservice will;
  • have substantial experience managing national wholesale and end user foodservice accounts in FMCG
  • have experience of selling finished goods and components to both
  • be highly numerate, have polished presentations skills and a strong negotiator
  • have the ability to influence and drive long lasting, profitable relationships
  • be a strong team player, be able to leverage key relationships to drive future sales growth
  • have access on a daily basis to the West London office, however national travel will be required as a prerequisite
  • come from a background in Frozen goods and or from a Bakery / Pastry background - criteria someone must fill
  • have experience working with Brakes, but also customers such as Gregg's, Pret, Costa. Starbucks etc.
  • be driven, motivated by results and be looking for an exciting new challenge in their career

Job Offer

£50,000 to £60,000 base salary per annum, company car, bonuses 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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