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National Account Manager

Michael Page Sales
£40000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance, 20% bonus + benefits
Closing date
19 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
National Accounts
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Job Details

National Account Manager for a leading distributor of sports apparel and equipment.

Client Details

A global distributor of sports and apparel products are looking to increase their presence in the highstreet retail/mass market channel. The business boast a huge portfolio of leading brands, with a state of the art warehousing facility.


The role:

An exciting opportunity to join the Sales team in the role of National Account Manager. Working alongside the existing team you will be responsible for growing the highstreet channel. The business currently have a strong presence in specialist highstreet sports shops, but they have some incredible brands that work well in the likes of Argos, John Lewis etc. You will take ownership for growing and developing this channel with a great opportunity to progress internally into a Head of Channel role in the future.

This dynamic role requires a confident and determined approach, a positive outlook and passion for the product, with the ability to multi-task whilst working on your own initiative.


This role is flexible on the location of the successful candidate.

The requirements:

  • Managed experience in an FMCG business managing highstreet retail customers in a National Account Manager capacity.
  • Proven commercial and business acumen.
  • Commercial experience and negotiation through ownership of pricing, terms and marketing investment.
  • Delivered multi-channel marketing programs.
  • Experience working with branded products

Job Offer

Up to £45,000 + car or car allowance, 20% bonus + benefits

This role is fully Home Based.


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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