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National Account Manager - Beauty/Fragrance (12 Month FTC)

Michael Page Sales
England, Surrey
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Immediate Start
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An excellent 12-Month FTC has arisen for a strong National Account Manager to join a team in the FMCG industry, based near Surrey. The role involves managing key luxury and retail accounts, driving sales, and developing new business opportunities.

Client Details

The employer is a well-established company within the FMCG industry. Based near Surrey, the company has a national reach and employs a team of professionals who are passionate about delivering top-quality services to their clients.


The National Account Manager - (12 Month FTC) - Beauty/Fragrance will:
  • Attend Head Office - 1x per week (close to Surrey)
  • Manage key accounts to maintain strong client relationships and maximise sales opportunities. I.e. JLP / Superdrug / Boots / Department Stores
  • Develop, drive and deliver Annual retailer strategies by brand to deliver above market growth across each retailers.
  • Utilise a mix of strategic agility, wider market perspective, strong retailer understanding and Financial reasoning to build robust business plans to accelerate opportunities and minimise risk.
  • Propose, negotiate and deliver improved terms, each year with the retailers, to ensure the objectives are reached.
  • Deliver Sell Out and Sell In expecatations
  • Must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the UK Market and competitors
  • Deliver robust and best in class trade activation plans, to unlock all elements of both new and Ongoing brand focuses.
  • For the retailers, ensure the delivery of activations built around long term success, where pillar development needs to be as important as product launches.
  • Develop new business opportunities within the FMCG industry.
  • Implement strategies to reach and exceed sales targets.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients.
  • Work closely with the sales team to ensure targets are met.
  • Monitor and report on market trends and competitor activity.
  • Coordinate with other departments to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Participate in industry events and conferences.


The successful National Account Manager - (12 Month FTC) - Beauty/Fragrance will have:
  • A strong background in sales, specifically within the Luxury/Beauty/Fragrance, FMCG industry.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • A proven track record of managing key accounts and developing new business.
  • Proficiency in using CRM software and other sales tools.
  • An ability to work well in a team and collaborate with other departments.

They may also be:
  • A natural relationship builder, with a strong analytical mindset & inquisitive by nature.
  • The role requires a strong communicator who is structured and goal orientated, in a role where actions and results are pivotal to the business, but in a company where the way we do it is important, the right profile will be highly motivated, with an adaptive and entrepreneurial mindset and have a proven track record of success in the luxury Beauty world.

Job Offer

On offer for the National Account Manager - (12 Month FTC) - Beauty/Fragrance:
  • A competitive salary between £50,000 - £60,000 per annum.
  • Company Car available - BMW/Audi/tbc
  • Attractive Bonus!
  • A supportive and professional work environment.

If you're looking for a 12-Month FTC, and you're a National Account Managers seeking to channel your skills within the Beauty industry, please apply today. Shortlisting on Monday 5th February/ongoing.

Contact me on: / 07966677880 for more information. Shortlisting ASAP.


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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