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Luxury Brand Account Manager - Scotland

Employer
Michael Page Sales
Location
Scotland, Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Feb 2022

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



Page Group are partnering with a Global FMCG business to recruit a Luxury Brand Account Manager. The role is ideally suited for an experienced Territory Account Manager who has worked within the FMCG or Luxury Brand Sector. Field based ideally in the Scottish central belt. The role is home based but it is expected that at least 75% of your time will be in trade, visiting customers and creating new business.

Client Details

An internationally renowned FMCG business.

Description

Reporting to the Senior National Account Manager and part of a small, dynamic, and highly successful specialist team, this role is responsible for building brand distribution and advocacy of our brands within the Specialist retail sectors in Scotland.


Responsible for achieving new distribution gains for our brands and delivering against sales targets, you will have the personal charisma and commercial acumen to build strong business relationships with customers and develop consumer demand, raising the profile of our brands through advocacy and brand training sessions. You will also have full P&L responsibility for managing a number of strategically important direct accounts.


This role will require you to be both an account manager and brand manager with the ability to manage sales relationships at a senior level and to be an educator, personifying the brands and bringing them to life.

Profile
  • Experience of delivering results at a field sales level in a similar role
  • You will have a full UK driving license
  • Knowledge/experience of the FMCG or luxury brand market would be preferred
  • Excellent communication along with active listening skills and attention to detail
  • Natural ability to sell in a consultative manner
  • Influencing, negotiation and range selling
  • Robust presentation and sales techniques


Job Offer
  • Competitive basic salary
  • Car or Car Allowance
  • Pension of up to 10%
  • Annual bonus potential of 20%

Company

Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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