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SmithCarey Recruitment
Competitive salary + bonus, car allowance & benefits
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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

Job Details

Competitive salary + bonus, car allowance & benefits

The Company

Are you an ambitious and highly experienced National Account Manager looking to join a major FMCG company with market-leading brands? Do you have Grocery Multiples experience and a natural self-starter attitude?

You will be joining a major FMCG company with significant presence in the grocery, household and healthcare categories and a proud history of being privately owned and entrepreneurial. Their culture is inclusive and supportive and the company offers excellent career development opportunities.

Here’s your chance to shine as a SNAM, where you’ll have a significant impact managing key Grocery Multiple accounts. Let’s make it happen!

The Role

Your key responsibility will be to manage a portfolio of Grocery Multiple accounts for an important part of our client’s fast-growing and rapidly-expanding brand portfolio. This role is high profile and you will work closely with colleagues in commercial, category and marketing, as well as with the brand partner.

You will manage all aspects of developing the business across some of our largest and most important customers in this channel. You will be working on JBPs, NPD, promotional activity and above all, building strong relationships with key contacts at head office level.

About You

Of graduate calibre, you have previous FMCG experience at NAM / SNAM level gained in a branded food environment and ideally have previously managed customers in the Grocery Multiples channel, for e.g. Sainsbury’s, Asda or Morrisons. Previous knowledge and experience of working on confectionery / impulse categories would be an added advantage. A natural self-starter, you have real passion for building business, plus a truly engaging, dynamic and persuasive personality, real drive and an inspiring record of success. You will be expected to travel to the head office in South West England 1-2 times a month.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary plus bonus, car allowance, and benefits.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience and would like to join a major FMCG company with market leading brands, please apply online or send your CV and salary details to, quoting reference number MM/2438. Alternatively, please give Maria a call on 07745 184922.

Closing Date for applications:  18th July 2024


As specialists in Sales & Marketing Recruitment and Training, SmithCarey Ltd have extensive knowledge and experience of the FMCG market and all trade channels from the recruitment and corporate perspective, which together with face-to-face contact ensures that we understand both our clients and candidates needs. We are fully committed to building long-term client and candidate relationships based on trust and results, which ensures candidates can effectively manage their ‘career road map’ and get the right job, not just any job, as well as ensuring our clients select the best talent.

We are passionate and committed to helping ambitious, commercial talent achieve their potential in some of food and drink’s most progressive and respected companies.

Our services at SmithCarey embrace retained recruitment consultancy, interim management and training, with our FMCG clients ranging from major bluechips to medium and small companies across food, drink and non-food, branded and own label.

Spanning both the corporate and the recruitment viewpoint, our Consultants have an outstanding track record of knowledge and experience in the FMCG market – specifically Sales & Marketing, including; National Account Management, Category Management, Customer Marketing, Shopper Marketing, Field Sales, International Sales Management and Brand Marketing.

We take our relationship with you, the candidate - and you, the client - very seriously. What you can expect from us is honest advice and real assistance at an individual level. We understand your concerns, we can get on your wavelength, and we can produce the results you want – be it a major career move to steer you in the right direction with your future ‘career road map’ or simply some welcome guidance and support.

The SmithCarey team are passionate in their belief that companies who want to attract top talent need to invest and take a more proactive approach, even before vacancies arise, by creating an employer branding talent attraction strategy. We have invested heavily in both resource and new technology to embrace the LinkedIn/Facebook generation, through social networking tools and other media.

Everything we do is done with passion, professionalism and integrity. We operate with strict confidentiality and never send out CVs without prior consent, recommend candidates without thorough screening or market false positions to attract response.

Our message to people who have the drive and energy to be a success is to come and talk to us. We can help by advising you what’s out there, provide support with your ‘career roadmap’ for how you might progress, together with advice on how to make it happen and, who knows, we might have the perfect position for you right now!

Take a look at our current opportunities; then email with a covering letter, stating your current remuneration package and a copy of your CV to one of our Consultants.

For Recruitment:

Mark Smith - - mobile 07747 847214

Maria Murphy – – mobile 07745 184922

For Training:

Paul Carey - – mobile 07786 745165

Or for any other general enquiries call 01488 649360 or email: or visit our website

We look forward to helping you manage your future ‘career road map’ and assisting you in building a successful Sales or Marketing career in the exciting world of FMCG.

Company info
01488 649 360
SmithCarey Limited
PO Box 735
PE29 9PH
United Kingdom

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