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National Account Manager - Haircare

Michael Page Sales
England, London
£50000 - £60000 per annum + £5k car allowance + 20% bonus
Closing date
16 Feb 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

My client, based in Greater London, are looking to add a hungry and driven National Account Manager to their business.

Client Details

Based in Greater London, my client are a marketing leading wellness and personal care business. This role will solely focus on one of their award winning, market leading haircare brands. The brand itself is a category leader and is in rapid growth, making it a very exciting opportunity for the right candidate.


My client are looking for an experienced National Account Manager - Haircare to drive growth in the UK market, managing their account base.

The National Account Manager - Haircare:
  • Manage their account base for this market leading haircare brand - Top 4 Grocers, Superdrug + Boots
  • Manage the full P&L, buyer interaction, JBPs etc
  • Drive sales to increase distribution, broaden assortment, and accelerate rate of sale within your account base
  • Manage trade marketing budget to maximise impact of the brand in store and online
  • Identify new opportunities in the existing account portfolio
  • Conduct frequent retailer meetings to build and review day to day business and present NPD projects and seasonal updates
  • Continue to build the existing strong working relationships the business has with its retailers.
  • Build logical business plans with the retailers.
  • Analyse business performance to identify trends at the product/brand level and develop/execute strategies to grow sales and market share
  • Manage operational and financial forecasts
  • Monitor and analyse performance metrics and suggest improvements
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual sales forecasts
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of solutions according to customer needs.


The Successful National Account Manager - Haircare:
  • Proven track record in a national account manager role
  • Proven track record working with the top 4 grocers / Boots / Superdrug
  • Health & Beauty experience is desired but not essential
  • Proven track record working for a FMCG / health & beauty business
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed sales targets
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills
    Strong organisational and leadership skills
    A customer-oriented mindset
    Strong analytical capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Full UK driving license and ability to travel to visit customers is essential.
  • To travel to the office 2 days per week (overnight stay is provided if needed).

Job Offer

The Successful National Account Manager - Haircare:
  • £50,000 - £60,000 per annum base salary
  • £5,000 per annum car allowance
  • 20% bonus
  • Other companies benefits

If you are interested in the role please apply or reach out to Jon Dolbear at Michael Page 07780 005638.


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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