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SmithCarey Recruitment
Flexible home based working
To £60k base + 20% bonus, £6k car allow & benefits
Closing date
18 Nov 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales
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Inc. Morrisons/Lidl
Flexible home based working
To £60k base + 20% bonus, £6k car allow & benefits


Total strategic and P&L control of Morrisons and Lidl accounts selling a range of household name, premium brand-leading food products that are supported with above and below the line marketing investment. The focus on the role is to tailor brand and category-led strategies to meet your customers’ shopper and consumer needs, driving profitable sales growth through product listings, distribution and promotional activities as well as building effective key stakeholder relationships.


To qualify for this career-shaping opportunity you will need recent blue chip or large branded business experience where you have been well trained with structured and modern category insight-led systems and procedures. You are comfortable with managing a major customer P&L and understand the dynamics of working cross-functionally, together with the confidence and natural ability to take the account lead in influencing the business agenda.

In terms of recent account management experience, you are either directly managing Waitrose/Coop/M&S/Ocado/Iceland/Morrisons accounts OR working as part of a blue chip NAM team managing part of a large Top 4 Grocery Retail Account business and looking for that ‘total account control career move’.

About you? You are driven, hungry to deliver and reap the rewards both in terms of remuneration and also promotion — both are expected here! That said, this is a ‘team together’ go-to-market business with a professional and highly personable culture that provides the support and openness for you to go out and deliver the goods!


A highly successful division of a £1bn+ food group which is well invested and looking to further build on its impressive brand-driven, multi-product category portfolio. They produce UK-based, high quality products and have recently successfully launched new product innovations to further build their already high level of consumer usage and taste satisfaction. Based M40/M4 corridor, they have modern, Covid-friendly offices with structured marketing category insight-led teams ready to work with and support you in leading the customer growth agenda.

If you’re looking to join a dynamic, fast-paced business and have the above required experience, please send your CV, together with remuneration package details quoting reference MS/2246 to OR touch that mobile and give Mark Smith a call on 07747 847214 for a confidential initial discussion about your next career roadmap move.

Closing date for applications 18th November 2021


As specialists in Sales & Marketing Recruitment and Training, SmithCarey Ltd have extensive knowledge and experience of the FMCG market and all trade channels from the recruitment and corporate perspective, which together with face-to-face contact ensures that we understand both our clients and candidates needs. We are fully committed to building long-term client and candidate relationships based on trust and results, which ensures candidates can effectively manage their ‘career road map’ and get the right job, not just any job, as well as ensuring our clients select the best talent.

We are passionate and committed to helping ambitious, commercial talent achieve their potential in some of food and drink’s most progressive and respected companies.

Our services at SmithCarey embrace retained recruitment consultancy, interim management and training, with our FMCG clients ranging from major bluechips to medium and small companies across food, drink and non-food, branded and own label.

Spanning both the corporate and the recruitment viewpoint, our Consultants have an outstanding track record of knowledge and experience in the FMCG market – specifically Sales & Marketing, including; National Account Management, Category Management, Customer Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Field Sales, International Sales Management and Brand Marketing.

We take our relationship with you, the candidate - and you, the client - very seriously. What you can expect from us is honest advice and real assistance at an individual level. We understand your concerns, we can get on your wavelength, and we can produce the results you want – be it a major career move to steer you in the right direction with your future ‘career road map’ or simply some welcome guidance and support.

The SmithCarey team are passionate in their belief that companies who want to attract top talent need to invest and take a more proactive approach, even before vacancies arise, by creating an employer branding talent attraction strategy. We have invested heavily in both resource and new technology to embrace the LinkedIn/Facebook generation, through social networking tools and other media.

Everything we do is done with passion, professionalism and integrity. We operate with strict confidentiality and never send out CVs without prior consent, recommend candidates without thorough screening or market false positions to attract response.

Our message to people who have the drive and energy to be a success is to come and talk to us. We can help by advising you what’s out there, provide support with your ‘career roadmap’ for how you might progress, together with advice on how to make it happen and, who knows, we might have the perfect position for you right now!

Take a look at our current opportunities; then email with a covering letter, stating your current remuneration package and a copy of your CV to one of our Consultants.

For Recruitment:

Mark Smith - - mobile 07747 847214

Maria Murphy – – mobile 07745 184922

For Training:

Paul Carey - – mobile 07786 745165

Or for any other general enquiries call 01488 649360 or email: or visit our website

We look forward to helping you manage your future ‘career road map’ and assisting you in building a successful Sales or Marketing career in the exciting world of FMCG.

Find Us
01488 649 360
SmithCarey Limited
PO Box 735
PE29 9PH
United Kingdom
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