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National Accounts Manager

Cavendish Maine
South UK – Home based
Up to £50,000 + bonus
Closing date
18 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

  • Join a respected garden / DIY trade supplier with a real point of difference
  • Take responsibility for a high value customer relationship
  • A broad National Account Manager’s role embracing sales growth and operational improvement

The Company:

A respected branded and own-label supplier to the garden and DIY trade with a clear point of difference.

The Role of National Accounts Manager:

This is a senior appointment with responsibility for the company’s largest UK retail customer, inheriting a business relationship that has become a strong partnership over 20 years of trading together. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Work with buyers at a high level of detail to grow sales of own-label products
  • Negotiate trading terms that deliver maximum value from the customer relationship
  • Work closely with colleagues in procurement, demand planning, operations and finance to constantly improve the customer experience
  • Provided detailed customer analysis including monthly sales forecasts
  • Embrace opportunities for new business wins

National Accounts Manager Profile:

We are looking for an experienced National Accounts Manager with a successful track record of sales to one or more major UK retail customers. In addition, our target candidate will be:

  • Based in the South of the UK and prepared to travel on business as required
  • A proven ability to manage a high-volume retailer with branded or own label solutions
  • Proven cross-functional skills with a high level of ability to manage projects
  • Commercially astute and a keen negotiator with previous experience of range-reviews
  • Able to work autonomously but an engaging team player with great communication skills
  • Numerate, articulate and with advanced IT skills

Reward package:

The successful candidate will be rewarded by a negotiable basic salary up to £50,000, performance-based bonus, car, company benefits and all of the expenses and support required to work remotely.

Please apply now for further details or send your CV to

If you don’t hear from us within 5 days of your application you have unfortunately been unsuccessful for this role. Due to high volumes of response we are unable to provide feedback for every individual application.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy with 25 consultants based in offices in Portishead. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews.In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Find Us
01275 813000
Wessex House
4 Greystoke Business Centre
High Street
BS20 6PY
United Kingdom
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