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Retail Customer Manager

Michael Page Sales
England, South West England
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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

Job Details

An entrepreneurial Retail Customer Manager to penetrate the market further on behalf of a growth challenger SME. To nurture the existing top 6 through national account management excellence, through to identifying and landing new business wins across the multiple retail channels.

Client Details

An ambitious and successful FMCG SME, trading for 10yrs+ in their growing category and now a recognisable high growth challenger brand trading in the top 6. An Owner led business with ambition, innovation and investment in taking their business, people and brand positioning to the next level, ready to engage a dedicated Commercial Sales Manager.


Key Account Management
* Manage and develop existing key relationships across multiple retailers / channels
* Developing business plans, managing delivery of plans etc.
* Reporting and analysing key sales data to help increase distribution and
* Work with current accounts to create relevant and targeted promotions to help
drive sales
* Developing tactical strategies to increase distribution in existing accounts and
maximise promotions

Business Development
* Building and developing relationships with new retailers and wholesalers
* Creating new initiatives to drive sales across all channels - including
independents, online, export etc…

Trade Marketing
* Collaborate with marketing to help bring the brand to life by devising targeted
in-store marketing, including point of sale, creative displays, promotions and
* Work with current accounts to ensure strong shelf positioning and devise
ways to help alleviate compliance issues.


You'll have a winning desire to work in a successful SME environment where you can play an instrumental role in taking the business, brand and products to the next level through sales delivery.

An ability to nurture existing (top 6 grocers) & identify / land new wins across multiple channels. Brings about results on an operational level, as well as understanding how to build a sales plan.

FMCG / Food experience, strong commercial acumen - understands 'the numbers'

Results driven and desire to succeed and be seen - a self starter who can thrive in a small business that's truly ambitious, innovative and where your voice is heard!

* Perfect for an entrepreneurial Retail Customer Manager wanting to part of a growth journey *

Job Offer

Competitive Salary.

FULL Remote working.


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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