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National Account Executive (High Street)

Michael Page Sales
England, Buckinghamshire
£35000 - £38000 per annum + + 10% bonus, pension, 2 days onsite
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

An National Account Executive / Business Account Executive (High Street) in the Commercial department of a leading, global company in the FMCG industry has opened up. The position calls for individuals with a drive for sales, a keen eye for detail and a passion for consumer goods. There is great oppportunity to develop into a NAM, with this role, kickstarting the route!

Client Details

My client are a renowned player in the FMCG industry, known for their commitment to quality and innovation, with their products being a staple in households across the globe. This is an opportunity that you do not want to miss, especially as progression in the company is highly rated and achieved by those who join.


The successful National Account Executive / Business Account Executive (High Street) will be responsible for:
  • Driving sales initiatives and meeting sales targets.
  • Proactively support the Senior Account Manager in delivering budgeted Volume, Net Sales and Gross Margin targets within the High Street Channel
  • Ideal: Boots/Superdrug/JLP Experience
  • Effectively use Category and Shopper Insights to buiild customer proposals
  • Manage promotional activity, own the planning, delivery and post evalutation of promotions, recommending any improvements to enahnce ROI
  • Develop skills in Account Reporting Systems by running weekly and ad-hoc reports to help support recommendations
  • Undertake field visits to investigate specific stores and monitor acitivity.
  • Provide accurate forecasts to the the business and ensure effective communication with our Demand Planning and Brand Teams.
  • New Line Set Up, Pricing Ammendments, Promotional Briefing etc


A successful National Account Executive / Business Account Executive (High Street) should have:
  • Computer literate (essential) in Microsoft Office (including, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Commercial experience (Sales, Buying, Marketing, Category Development) within an FMCG environment.
  • Demonstrate achievements and experience in a Business Account Executive role in a similar environment.
  • Demonstrate experience of managing multiple tasks simultaneously and achieving deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A strong understanding of the FMCG industry.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • An intrinsic drive to succeed and exceed expectations.

  • Degree in related profession i.e. Business
  • English and Maths (C level+)
  • Driving Licence

Job Offer

On offer for the chosen National Account Executive / Business Account Executive (High Street):
  • A competitive salary up to £38,000 + 10% bonus!
  • 2 days onsite - Buckinghamshire (Tuesday + Wednesday)
  • An excellent pension plan.
  • An opportunity to work in a vibrant FMCG company and grow your career in sales.
  • A supportive company culture that values innovation, teamwork and personal growth.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leader in the FMCG industry and make a significant impact in their sales department. Apply now to kickstart your career in sales!


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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