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National Account Manager – Meat/Food

Clear Edge Search & Selection Ltd
Office based – London
Competitive basic + Excellent benefits package
Closing date
17 Sep 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales
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National Account Manager – Meat/Food 

Salary – Competitive basic + Excellent benefits package 

Office based – London 


A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join one of the largest and most reputable fresh food businesses globally. They have a presence in over 60 countries, supplying all the major supermarket chains, hotels, restaurants, airlines and even the NHS. They identified a huge opportunity within the foodservice market and have seen sales grow significantly from nothing to over £35m in less than three years. This paired with their retail sales they turn over more than £100m.  

As National Account Manager, you will report into the Head of Commercial and be responsible for delivering their Sales strategies which will increase their market share.  This role will be a hybrid role with elements of new business and account management.

The overall accountabilities of this role are as follows: 

  • Profitably grow and protect Sales in the Retail sector
  • Manage sales process – pricing, forecasting, product performance analysis
  • Develop and maintain excellent commercial relationships with key retail customers
  • Maintain face to face visits with key customers
  • Execute development plans, working cross functionally with internal teams
  • Work with the NPD team to generate new ideas for product development

To be considered for this role you must 

  • Be highly numerate and have excellent attention to detail
  • Foodie/Culinary
  • Exposure to premium brands
  • Strong retail/B2B/Wholesale and Distributor management
  • Excellent relationship building skills

It is preferable that you have acted as a National Account Manager, if you are currently working as a National Account Executive within the food arena, please feel free to apply. If you have the experience and background described please send your CV to


Clear Edge are an executive search and selection business, specialising in roles from middle management to Board level in FMCG and Retail sectors.

Recruiting high-calibre professionals across:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations, Technical & Supply Chain
  • Retail

Genuine experts in your sector:

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Health, Beauty & Household Products
  • Consumer Durables

Our specialist consultants take a highly pro-active approach on behalf of their clients and candidates, with total commitment to service and results. Using our extensive market knowledge, unrivalled network of contacts and modern day recruitment techniques, we're here to give you the clear edge over the competition.

Find Us
0113 2054970
Lister House
Lister Hill
LS18 5AZ
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