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Account Manager

Cavendish Maine
North and Scotland
upto £50,000 basic (DOE) + excellent bonus + car allowance + benefits
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

A leader in their industry, our client has excellent market presence and reputation for supplying both independent and key retail and online channel customers, with a fantastic and large portfolio of gift products. 

The role: 

As Account Manager for the North and Scotland, this role will take responsibility for a well-maintained sales region comprising of both independent and key retail customers ranging from garden centres, high street and discount retailers. Delivering annual sales of £2m, this is an important and valuable territory for our client. 

Managing a portfolio of existing accounts, you will also actively seek and develop new customer relationships, negotiating terms of agreements and closing sales. Responsible for creating and implementing business plans for assigned accounts, you will deliver against sales and margin budgets, reviewing on a regular basis.

The person: 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A successful track record of sales delivery, ideally in the retail or garden centre sector with specific experience of working in the gift, greetings, seasonal, festive, homewares or similar product categories.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • The ability to negotiate at all levels.
  • A target driven attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Proficient IT skills.
  • The ability to travel across a large territory, with overnight stays as required.

Whilst this region includes Scotland, the ideal candidate will live in the North of England but be able to travel to and stay overnight in Scotland, as required.

Consultant: Rina Gokani
Tel: 01275 813027

Reference: RG/86627


Candidate care:

By responding to this advert you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.

If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.

Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us to advise.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.


Established in 1991 Cavendish Maine is a specialist sales, marketing and management recruitment consultancy. Covering the whole of the UK, we work with suppliers of food and non-food products to retail, hospitality and leisure markets and our impressive client portfolio ranges from global brand leaders to fast growing private companies.

Our team is experienced, professional and knowledgeable and each consultant has a specific market focus. This means that we know our clients intimately and our candidates are well briefed and well prepared for all interviews. In addition we have one consultant who specialises in export and international roles and separate teams that bring the same recruitment processes to accountancy and financial services employers.

Company info
01275 813000
Leigh Court Business Centre
Pill Road
Abbots Leigh

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