International Account Manager / Export Account Manager

Salary: £46,000 - £50,000
Location: South Midlands
Reference: 801/3v
Benefits: Bonus + Car Allowance + benefits

A fast-growing business with an outstanding range of food products both sweet and savoury  

We currently have a successful export / international business and are looking to build on our success to date.


The Role:


Reporting to the Sales Director we are looking for an outstanding Export Account Manager to support our long term expansion plans.


The role is to develop a business plan and sales strategy that will deliver both profit and growth across a range of Worldwide retailers agents and distributors.  Developing the account portfolio and generating new business. Your focus will be focus on North America and Northern Europe with a junior direct report managing other regions.


  • Lead the sales and brand positioning in international markets with full P&L ownership
  • Work closely with current importers on how to incentivise and activate existing markets
  • Motivate and develop your direct report
  • Develop the core range but also have the ability to bring NPD opportunities to fruition
  • Attending trade shows internationally
  • Ensuring the relevant marketing and A&P support is available for importers and being used in the right way (best practice)
  • Work together with portfolio brand of each individual import and implement on a mutual collaboration for marketing efforts
  • Analyse and report on each market


Your KPI’s will include developing sales targets and joint marketing strategies, driving sales and managing the trade promotional spend for each market.




Ideal candidates will be from an FMCG – food or drink background with current experience of working with European, or North American  retailers, agents and distributors. A CAN DO attitude is essential. Your careers will have provided you with a classical sales training and an understanding of the core needs of export account management / distributor management.  However most importantly you must possess the entrepreneurial attitude that can drive this business forward backed up with a passion for quality food. 



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