National Account Manager Co-Op and Chilled Food Own Label Manufacturing (15762/1v)

Salary: £60000
Location: London or Manchester
Reference: 15762/1v
Benefits: Car Allowance, bonus, pension

London or Manchester

The Company:

We are a boutique Mediterranean foods business specialising in fresh pasta, sauces, cheeses, deserts and bakery products selling into the major multiples

We also supply own label and branded products to retail and foodservice

Ambitious plans to almost double turnover in the next 3 years through organic growth as well as acquisition 

Delicious range of products 


The Opportunity:

Due to business growth we are seeking an ambitious National Account Manager.  Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will help develop the business plan and sales strategy targeting the Co-Op and a chilled food manufacturer and in time take responsibility for Sainsbury too.  You will have responsibility for delivery of the sales plan, your major KPI will be to grow sales by developing relationships and uncover new-business opportunities. You will also be responsible for promotional activity and developing retailer plans ensuring they integrate with company and sector strategy.



Of graduate calibre with a retail FMCG background in sales and new business development.  Your FMCG background will have provided you with classical sales training and an understanding of the core needs of account management/business development. You will have the ability to spot new business opportunities and be proactive, action orientated, self-starting and passionate.  We want you to be inquisitive and be happy to roll your sleeves up and work as part of a dynamic and ambitious team.  Experience in chilled and freshly prepared foods is a prerequisite as is a knowledge or retailer brand/own label.  We are seeking candidates with potential to grow and develop as our business grows.



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