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SmithCarey Recruitment
Flexible working with 2 days at Midlands HQ
Great package inc. 15% bonus, £6k car allow & benefits
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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

Job Details

Morrisons, M&S and Waitrose
Flexible working with 2 days at Midlands HQ
Great package inc. 15% bonus, £6k car allow & benefits


  • Amazing entrepreneurial team culture with support & freedom to act!
  • Innovative added value food products
  • High £ investment inc. new high spec factory
  • c£10m account portfolio with P&L responsibility
  • Reports to SD, so platform to demonstrate your results
  • Opportunity to grow career up to SNAM level and beyond


Progressive global €850m (UK €90m) food business with a combination of brand and own-label products across a number of food categories. The business is much admired for having a highly positive investment-for-growth strategy, led by a dynamic and driven management leadership team who are looking to achieve further market growth.

As part of their growth strategy, they are now looking to attract a highly talented, commercially-minded National Account Manager to manage a portfolio of high profile and growing retail multiple grocery customers, with the ability and ambition to further grow their future career up to SNAM level and beyond.


Directly manage Morrisons, M&S, Waitrose & Co-op, including brand and own-label added value food products, with individual account sales and profit growth responsibility and taking the commercial lead, while working cross functionally with all internal stakeholders.

This position is focused on driving further profitable sales growth through building effective, broad-based customer contact relationships, driving new listings, product distribution and leading their creative NPD innovation activities both internally and externally.

All 3 trading accounts are growing, with excellent relationships and strategic product growth opportunities, so there is real potential for the appointed NAM to achieve further growth success.


You’re ambitious, driven, highly personable and are now looking to step up your FMCG commercial career into major grocery retail multiple accounts with full P&L responsibility.

You have developed your FMCG sales and account management career up to NAE/NAM level with respected food or drink own-label, or own-label and branded companies gaining experience with new product launches, promotions and pricing/terms negotiation and building effective relationships.

We would love to hear your achievement stories, about how your work has yielded profitable sales growth successes – come and tell us all about the ‘what and how’ you delivered your CV landmarks!

This business has a highly collaborative team approach culture, with an entrepreneurial, open, friendly yet results-driven style, so it is imperative that your own personality and style is in mutual tune! If you feel this amazing cultured business would suit what you’re looking for and you possess the above-mentioned experience and skill set, then please apply right now.

Please forward your CV quoting reference MS/2389 together with your current benefits package to or give Mark Smith a call to further discuss this outstanding career development opportunity on 07747 847214.

Closing date 2nd December 



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.

Company info
01488 649 360
SmithCarey Limited
PO Box 735
PE29 9PH
United Kingdom

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