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Key Account Representative

Acosta Europe
Bath & Surrounding (Bristol, Trowbridge, Chippenham)
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Key Account Representative

Location: Bath & Surrounding (Bristol, Trowbridge, Chippenham)

Salary: Competitive

Business Entity: Reach

Brand/Department: BAT UK

Contract Type: Permanent 

Position Type: Full Time

Your next career starts with Acosta Europe.

Acosta Europe is an exceptional business that cares about its people.  We are part of one of the largest Sales and Marketing agencies in the world and are currently seeking a Key Account Representative to represent our partner BAT to drive brand awareness and sales of their products.

If you can bring the passion for sales and have the enthusiasm to succeed, we can offer you the opportunity to develop your career in an engaging and rewarding environment, where no two days are ever the same!

BAT are a leading, multi-category consumer goods business. Our purpose is to build A Better Tomorrow™ by reducing the health impact of our business through offering a greater choice of enjoyable and less risky products for our consumers. You will be representing BAT in the top 4 grocers; raising awareness of the BAT brands and providing best in class merchandising solutions across Tobacco, Vaper and Modern Oral categories.

Role Details:

Salary: £25,140

Bonus: Performance Related Bonus

Equipment Provided: Company Vehicle, Fuel Card, Mobile Phone.

As a Key Account Representative for British American Tobacco, you will be:

  • Maximising brand awareness and communicating new product opportunities with stores, using sales data to drive in store purchases.
  • Building relationships with key retail decision makers (department and store managers).
  • Supporting with retail inventory management to resolve product supply chain issues and ensuring stock levels are maintained.
  • Training store staff on existing and new products.
  • Providing insightful and actionable market intelligence feedback using the data you have collated.
  • Ensuring BAT products have maximum availability across all stores within your territory.

 What skills can I expect to develop in this role?

Relationship Building, Product Knowledge, Commercial Awareness, Influencing skills and Negotiation

Who are we looking for?

You will possess demonstrable experience within FMCG, retail or a sales environment, although we will also consider applications from motivated individuals with experience from other sectors. You will be passionate about the amazing brands we market and have the drive and tenacity to succeed.

You must hold a full manual driving licence and be able to travel within a defined territory.

What’s in it for you?

This role offers a genuine opportunity to develop your commercial skills and achieve your career ambitions in a bold and dynamic business that invests in people.  We offer flexibility and real opportunities for personal and professional development.   You will receive excellent training, a company vehicle, mobile phone, and fuel card and enjoy superb benefits including a bonus (subject to performance), contributory pension and a discounted healthcare plan.  Working hours are flexible between 9am and 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Passion is at the heart of everything we do. We encourage boldness, curiosity, and new ideas. We are motivated to learn, and constantly strive to exceed expectations. We truly care, and that is what makes us exceptional.


Got what it takes?

In your application we want to see your personal style - what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.

We are career makers, not just job creators. Apply now to join #OurATeam                     



Acosta Europe is an equal opportunities employer.

Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams. 

We celebrate difference and encourage everyone to join us and be themselves at work!

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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