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Key Account Manager- Really Fun Brands (Leisure/OOH Channel)

Employer
PT Executive
Location
Midlands- Field Based
Salary
Attractive Salary + Car + Bonus + Pen + Phi
Closing date
14 Nov 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

The Client

As one of the UK's fastest growing Food Businesses our client is part of a wider Global Group. Their strategic goals are to grow through both strong organic development combined with “Smart Acquisitions” on both a UK and potential International basis. In order to achieve this they commit strong levels of investment into both NPD and Leading Edge Brand & Category solutions. Operating within the Branded arena, their Leading Brands are-

  • Exciting/Fun
  • Impulse/OOH Focused
  • Have high levels of NPD

 

The Role

As the Key Account Manager you will take accountability several Leading Regional Leisure Buying Groups. You will also act as the Business Lead in an effort to take the category and customer to new levels of growth performance with the Midlands. Having close involvement with range management and merchandising, you will also feel the stretch of your intellectual capabilities as you find new ways of understanding your customer and end consumer.

  • Win & Managing New Business
  • Direct customer contact across all relevant functions.
  • Drive distribution of existing and new products.
  • Manage product mix to maximise margin.
  • Negotiate all elements of pricing, terms and promotions within Business guidelines.
  • Deliver price increases.
  • Pre- and post-evaluate promotional activity.
  • Ensure that activity supports central brand direction where applicable
  • Exercise Trade Spend control and process adherence
  • Manage effective communication of Brand plans to the Customer Base

Whilst you will be fully supported by the Sales Director to whom you report; the emphasis will very much be on you to show how you can deliver and grow the Business. The category in which the role operates brings both challenges of leading NPD and Category initiatives requirements and also a real “tough trading” environment where strength of character is key. The Business offers successful employees a clear structured career path which they can follow across the several divisions they operate.

 

Candidate Requirements

The ideal candidate will have gained strong experience in Regional or Key Account Management for a leading FMCG Branded Business. However the client is also open to candidates from a Private Label background.

For this role- you could have gained channel experience across any of the following:

  1. Leisure- OOH
  2. Foodservice Wholesale
  3. Foodservice- End User

 

Company

PT Executive specialise in the recruitment of Sales & Marketing Professionals within the FMCG and Consumer Durable Sectors across the UK. Within this Niche area we have particular skill in the appointment of: 

  • Board & Controller Level
  • National Accounts
  • Category Management
  • Interim
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