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Senior National Account Manager

Signature Career Management
£60,000 - £70,000
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Signature Career Management has partnered with a premium snacking brand who are looking for a UK Sales Manager. The business has been driving forward its direct-to-store business model in Ireland and is exporting on a small scale to the UK, France and Germany. The UK is the number one strategic priority market for the business and the Company is seeking to hire a UK Sales Manager to drive UK expansion and demand for the brand.


So, what will the UK Sales Manager role look like?


Job Purpose


We are looking for a professional, tenacious, self-motivated UK Sales Manager who is passionate about the product and proposition to drive commercial growth in the UK market. We are a business that takes pride in our work and sees huge potential to get our premium hand-held snacking brand into many channels of the UK market.


Key Responsibilities

  • and execute the UK go-to-market sales strategy into the key channels of interest (Convenience, Cash & Carry, Multiple Retail, Vending, Pubs, Travel Retail, Food-to-Go, etc.).
  • the brand within the UK market and nurture customers from awareness to purchase and fulfilment (account management), developing strong customer relationships along the way.
  • the new business development into UK customers.
  • responsibility for managing P+L, margin, and all commercial and financial deliverables that you would expect from a commercial role in FMCG.
  • & External stakeholder management on the commercial and supply chain aspect of the business.
  • able to spot commercial trends and use commercial information across your commercial activity.
  • and deliver full sales reporting.
  • responsibilities assigned as needed.


Key Skills

To be successful in this role you’ll need:


  • track record of developing business and/or driving sales for a new product into the market.
  • tenacious attitude and desire to succeed and drive commercial impact to the business, taking pride in results and HOW you get them.
  • working across a number of channels, understanding the differences and needs of each, so as to be able to adapt your pitch and style depending on the customer/buyer.
  • working on premium/premium-mainstream products that are sold on their features and benefits, not just their brand name or price.
  • determined, self-starter, who can go out and identify opportunities and build and deliver existing and new accounts.
  • written and verbal communications skills.
  • to work in an SME environment, having autonomy and joining the dots. Having the ability to wear multiple hats is important.
  • attention to detail and a commitment to over-delivering on results.
  • life in a fast-moving start-up environment and thrives on autonomy.
  • team player, you do what you say you will.


To apply directly please send a copy of your CV to or alternatively please apply via the link below.


Whilst we will always endeavour to respond to you, due to the high levels of applications we receive this isn’t always possible. If you are not contacted within 3 working days, you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for this role.


Please note Signature Career Management is acting as an employment agency.


Signature Career Management’s passion is placing leading FMCG talent who go on to transform the performance of teams and organisations across the world.

We have a team of consultants who specialise solely within the Sales & Marketing functions of FMCG, enabling their collective knowledge and network to provide candidates a distinct advantage in their job search. Our consultants are targeted on feedback, not fees, so have your best interests at heart, and the candidates we place regularly go on to become our clients as they look to build out their own teams. This is testament to our relationship-led approach. 

If you don’t see any vacancies that interest you at this time but would like to work more proactively to secure your next role, please don’t hesitate in getting in touch. One of our consultants can talk you through how we can open doors to your next opportunity.  

Company info
0161 274 9184 / 020 3196 0869
Signature Career Management
1st Floor, Ropewalks
Newton Street
SK11 6QJ

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