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National Account Controller - Grocery

Seven Search & Selection
Central London office based 3 days, home 2 days
c£75k plus car allowance, bonus and benefits
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales

Job Details

National Account Controller – Grocery

c£75k plus car allowance, bonus and benefits

Central London based (3 days in office, 2 days WFH)



  • We are looking for a National Account Controller to take a player/coach role for an established SME drinks company based in London
  • You would lead UK sales strategy, coach a team of two (SNAM/NAM) along with some direct account management for Sainsbury’s
  • This established brand (#2 within their category) has strong distribution within the Grocery channel, backed by strong consumer metrics and are delivering some exciting NPD, so are well positioned for strong growth!
  • You will be joining a high-performing & passionate team with the opportunity to deliver stability and continue to cultivate growth opportunities across Grocery & OOH retailers  


Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • We are looking for a Sales Leader (Head of Sales, National Account Controller or experienced Senior National Account Manager) with proven success within branded packaged goods environment
  • Will need to have operated with the major grocery customers and would benefit from having broader channel experience (OOH, High Street, Convenience)
  • Possesses leadership experience and understands managing vs leading; infectious energy and ambition that motivates candidates
  • Strategically strong and highly commercial
  • Naturally be able to hit the ground running, thrive with responsibility, independence, acting at pace but also getting stuck in!


If you think the above profile is you then please get in touch. Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 8/17096/7. Confidentiality assured.


Whilst we would like to respond to all our on-line applicants, regrettably we are unable to do so due to the high volumes we receive. If you do not hear back within 14 days unfortunately the relevant consultant has decided not to progress with your application. For alternative opportunities please search our vacancies on our website.


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Seven is a leading provider of multi-functional recruitment solutions in Consumer Goods & Retail, covering roles in Sales, Marketing, Head Office functions, Category, Operations and Manufacturing. We provide executive search and selection as well as award-winning RPO services and interim solutions.

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0330 010 8327
Yorkshire House, Greek Street
West Yorkshire

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