National Account Manager - Foodservice

Employer
Better Placed Recruitment
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
company car
Closing date
28 Jul 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
National Accounts, Sales
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National Account Manager - Foodservice / Out-of-Home
  • Home-Based
  • Exciting business with a range of instantly recognisable brands
  • Large global business with great opportunities for development




Better Placed are pleased to be working with a well-known food business who are looking for an established foodservice professional to join their successful sales team. This is a maternity cover contract, requiring someone to start work ASAP.



Main responsibilities:
  • Developing and implementing a commercial Joint Business Plans (JBP's) with the customer
  • Delivering profitable and sustainable sales growth
  • Gaining new customers within foodservice
  • Controlling budgets and forecasting
  • Launching and driving NPD
  • Executing all promotional plans for product portfolio
  • Building strong relationships with customer and key stakeholders
  • Maintaining daily contact with customer and attending regular face-to-face meetings
  • Keeping up with key category trends and identifying new business opportunities




What we need from you:
  • Minimum 3 years in national accounts within foodservice
  • Experience managing a P&L
  • Great communicator both written and verbal
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Commercially astute with strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Background in stimulating account growth and gaining new business




What's on offer?
  • Competitive salary and an excellent package
  • The opportunity to be part of a business with one of the strongest cultures in FMCG
  • A great working environment, with likeminded, driven individuals, who work together as a collaborative and dynamic team
  • Outstanding opportunities for development, and a business that promotes from within
  • Flexible working, with the opportunity to work from home as well as in the office

Company

With an enviable client list of blue chip FMCG businesses, Better Placed focuses on the recruitment of Sales and Marketing professionals across the UK. Working from offices in Leeds and Manchester, our team of highly experienced Consultants have built relationships with a wide range of companies in the North West, Yorkshire and the Midlands as well as elsewhere in the UK.

In many cases we are preferred supplier to these businesses operating on an exclusive basis. We operate at all levels from graduate through to Director and our team are widely acknowledged as specialists in their chosen vertical markets.At Better Placed we focus on our candidates as much as our clients and we understand that failure to do so will slow the rapid growth that we have seen since our inception in 2002. Our track record of maintaining long term relationships with both candidates and clients is testament to how seriously we take this and is a fundamental part of what we stand for.

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