Account Manager

Closing date
4 Nov 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
National Accounts, Sales

Job Details

Account Manager

Location: National

Salary: Competitive

Business Entity: Reach

Brand/Department: Dr Oetker

Contract Type: Permanent 

Position Type: Full Time

All applications by Thursday 04 November 2021

Interested in working for a World Class Sales and Marketing company representing some of the biggest brands?
Working in conjunction with the Business Unit Director and employed by Reach, you will be responsible for providing strategic direction for our Dr Oetker client account, adding value and driving commercial development initiatives. You will be responsible for the execution of agreed strategies and to achieve predetermined KPIs through the effective management of the client’s field operation.

 Role Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • To employ the appropriate team structure and talent to ensure continuous delivery of client objective
  • Agree on key areas of performance and measurement with client to ensure that the KPIs can be achieved within the current budget
  • Lead and coach direct reports to ensure that the team achieve predetermined KPIs and service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Develop monthly briefing and reporting documents to match the client’s needs and to demonstrate clearly performance against KPIs  
  • Control of all budgets, managing costs ensuring accurate budget management
  • Dedicate regular time to visit client and head office to facilitate working together on the ongoing results and strategy for the client and relationship
  • Drive outstanding performance and solutions through actionable insight

Role Requirements:

  • Ideally you will have previous Account Management experience within a sales, FMCG or retail environment
  • Previous experience managing a remote or field based team advantageous
  • You will be excited about leading and motivating a team to represent a great brand, show resilience, drive and tenacity to succeed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, able to interact and influence at all levels
  • You must hold a full driving licence and be able to travel nationally, working regularly from both the client’s offices in Leeds and Reach’s office in Woking.

 This role is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills within a dynamic and forward-thinking business that believes in investing in talent and offers real opportunities for development and career progression. In return you will enjoy excellent training, and superb benefits including a Company Car, laptop, mobile phone, fuel card, bonus, discounted healthcare plan and contributory pension scheme. 
As a values-driven, people centric business, we put our people at the centre of everything we do. We welcome applications from all sections of the community irrespective of age, race, ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability or gender. 

Reach is part of the Acosta Europe Group


If you want to be a customer service ambassador, a sales manager, a mystery shopper, or have a creative flair for merchandising, we want to hear from you. In return for hard work and dedication, Reach Contact offer comprehensive training, development opportunities and a chance to work with some of Europe's leading brands.

Reach Contact employs and retains a high calibre of talent at all levels. Our ethos is to be one of the best field sales and marketing agencies which is why we firmly invest in talent and offer careers that provide our frontline employees with a fantastic opportunity to develop their sales skills within a dynamic and forward thinking business. All roles at Reach Contact are underpinned by our unique values, which we do not just pay lip service to but live them every day.


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