National Account Manager - Grocery

Advocate Group
Up to £50,000 + car allowance + bonus
Closing date
20 Jan 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales
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National Account Manager – Grocery
Remote role
Up to £50,000 + benefits

I am currently recruiting for a National Account Manager to join an established snacking/confectionary business to be responsible for the Top 4 grocery accounts of a branded snacking business that has a presence in over 45 markets worldwide.

You will be responsible for delivering growth across your grocery accounts, by delivering JBPs within your customer base. With listings in all the UK’s major retailers, you will have the support of a Junior National Account Manager that will support you in your day to day operations.

You will have experience within National Accounts, ideally on the Top 4 grocery accounts, and be able to demonstrate growth and commercial acumen. You will join an established business that has heritage brands within its portfolio and a global presence.


  • Support and implement delivery of the budget within the customer channel.
  • Help build, execute and maintain JBPs within core customers.
  • Work with Marketing to deliver the trade marketing plan.
  • Work with the Regional Managers to maximise the in-store executions and ensure the agreed plans are being delivered.
  • Develop and coach a Junior National Account Manager.


  • Ability to work, liaise and build relationships with all levels both internally and externally.
  • Ability to work autonomously, within a sales team and cross-functionally.
  • High level of numeracy and able to understand category data.
  • Experience within National Accounts, ideally on Grocery accounts.


You're experts in your industry, so you need a recruitment partner with the same level of understanding. With The Advocate Group, you can feel safe in the knowledge that our recruiters are expertly equipped to help you fill business roles across all areas of your organisation.

As your recruitment partner, we operate as an extension of your brand to provide a clear, consistent and positive candidate journey to elevate your business as an employer of choice. Partner with The Advocate Group to ensure the very best in industry representation and gain access to exclusive career opportunities.

In the FMCG industry’s talent-short market, finding the right talent with not only the right skillset and FMCG industry experience, but also a fit with your brand values and culture is not always the easiest task. 

Start-ups, challenger brands or market leading enterprises all require tailored positioning; our FMCG recruitment consultants fully understand the nuances of the FMCG sector and how to position each client partner in a unique but engaging way.

Whether you are looking to recruit FMCG talent within Sales, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain / Procurement, Technical / NPD, HR, Engineering or IT; we can assist you with recruitment projects up to executive level. 


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0161 639 0080 / 020 7871 8000
The Advocate Group
No. 1 Spinningfields
Hardman Square
Greater Manchester
M3 3EB
United Kingdom

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