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NAE - Branded Confectionary/Chocolate (Remote)

Michael Page Sales
£30000 - £35000 per annum + up to 20% bonus
Closing date
29 Jul 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Seeking an ambitious junior sales candidate looking to develop as an NAE for a leading FMCG Confectionery business. The successful candidate will support on Speciality Customers and Hamper Retailers, too.

Client Details

This is a large, well-established business in the Confectionery industry.They manufacture Own Label and Branded confectionery products. The successful applicant will have experience within Branded Confectionery, looking after Grocery Mults.

The Branded Team currently has 5 members, across NAE, NAM, SNAM level, and you will be joining as an NAE to support on look after speciality Wholesalers and Hamper Retailer accounts.


The successful NAE - Branded Confectionary/Chocolate (Remote) will:
  • Play an integral role in new business pitches and hold responsibility for overseeing Grocery Accounts (80% relationship management) and a small area (20%) of business development (within and outside of existing accounts)
  • P&L
  • Work independently, remotely and be a team player!
  • Support on JBPs for all current and opportunity tender business, support with pricing, forecasting, category reviews, NPD launches, whilst also liaising with finance and supply chain
  • You will act as the key interface between the customer and all relevant divisions.
  • Report on the status of accounts and transactions, weekly/monthly/quarterly/yearly Set and track sales account targets, aligned with company objectives.
  • Monitor sales metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts).
  • You will be looking to take a first step into FMCG Sales, as an NAE


The successful NAE - Branded Confectionary/Chocolate (Remote) should have:
  • At least one year working for an FMCG/Consumer business, or demonstrate great merits to enter FMCG
  • Ability to work independently, entrepreneurially and as a team.
  • Some experience in sales and an ability to drive team commitment toward business goals.
  • Knowledge of CRM software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • An understanding of sales performance metrics.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Job OfferOn offer for the successful NAE - Branded Confectionary/Chocolate (Remote):

Up to £35K basic salary + up to 20% bonus
REMOTE working + customer visits
Head office is based in South East EnglandA great opportunity to develop your career in Confectionery/Branded Goods!
3 Stage Process:

1st MS Teams - 30mins

2nd MS Teams - 1 hour, presentation task

Final Stage - Face to Face

If you are an ambitious and diligent candidate, looking to kickstart your career on the branded side, please get in touch by applying today.


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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