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National Account Manager

Veritas - National Accounts
Home based with twice a week in Head Office Manchester
£43,000 - £50,000
Closing date
5 Jun 2022

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales
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National Account Manager 

FMCG- Grocery

Home Based – Access to Manchester two days per week

Salary £43,000 - £50,000 + bonus + car allowance + benefits

Our client has a range of high-quality brands with a heritage that has given them national distribution, and a presence with international retailers. This quality delivery has resulted in a major growth trend and due to this they need to strengthen their sales team by appointing a National Account Manager to manage multiple grocery accounts and a high street chain.

Working for the National Account Controller and being part of the Grocery team, the focus is to develop business and sales strategy across your accounts. You will need to demonstrate an understanding of the grocery sector. Your key performance indicators will include driving profitable sales volume and managing local and national trade promotional spend. Developing relationships at head office level cross functionally including buying, category and supply chain teams will be important.

Ideal candidates will be from an FMCG background that has provided them with classical sales training. You will have worked with minor multiple as an Account Manager or have been in a support role in sales or category that has given you real insight into multiple grocers and their methods. Able to interpret data to help build commercial proposals. An ability to negotiate at a level that maintains and builds long term relationships is essential.

Our client is a business that can mix the classical candidate with candidates who can demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit. You will be of graduate calibre and looking for a career opportunity within a growing business where performance and creativity is well rewarded. You will be benefit from working within an experienced national account team and senior management guidance to develop your career. 

If you wish to apply for this role please click on the apply button with a copy of your up to date cv in word format quoting ref number 1361/30gj

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 

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Whether you’re an aspirational Sales Account Manager looking for the new challenge of moving into National Accounts or an experienced Senior/National Account Manager aiming to step change your career in a vibrant new sector, you need to talk to us. We will always advise and guide you openly and honestly, aiming to match your skills, aspirations and cultural preferences with the right company as much as the role.

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