National Account Manager – Foodservice & Out Of Home (3049/162v)

Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: London
Reference: 3049/162v
Benefits: Car + Bonus + Benefits

The Company:

Gü was launched with 3 products in 2003 and now with a current portfolio of over 40 top notch products that are eaten somewhere in the world every 2 seconds.  A fabulous story of pure genius and a brilliant team of people with ambitions and people with ambitions and plans to take Gu into more categories and eating occasions. “Is ordinary out of the question? Is spectacular up your street? Deliciousness part of your DNA? Then you’ve got what it takes… and we want what you’ve got. And yes. This is the company you’ve dreamed of working for…  Gü Puds (also known as Noble Desserts Holdings Ltd) is a company on a mission to blow the minds of pleasure seekers everywhere.

 

Ever since we first sneaked Gü onto the shelves of a local supermarket, we’ve been pouring our hearts into making these victories more widespread; from a little-known secret to a global taste phenomenon on the tongues of millions. Today, from our new office in Bishops Stortford to the sunny shores of France, we’re taking the world by storm. With sales of over £60 million we are continuing to grow globally, taking Europe by storm.  To us, it’s a labour of love. A journey of joy. Every atom of cheesecake, mousse, tartlet, molten middle, and soufflé is a little victory for us. The fact is, we love our job and you can taste it.”

 

The Role:

You will win and further develop business within Foodservice and the Out Of Home category, including premium coffee shops, Travel Retailers and similar.

 Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will be responsible for the delivery of this plan. As this is a predominantly new channel strategy development role your major KPI will be to grow sales by developing relationships, managing the promotional spend and developing retailer category plans. 

Directly overseeing all sales activities for your own accounts, including the launch of new products as well as the development of new customers and routes to market.

 

Ideal candidates will have experience within these channels and a track record of success with classical sales training and an understanding of the core needs of modern account / business management. An ability to manage complex negotiations backed up with a grasp of category management is essential. You will be an action orientated, self-starting and passionate individual with a proven ability to unlock accounts and make things happen.

 

Developing relationships at head office level cross functionally including buying, category and supply chain teams will be important, you will be supported and developed in this role, working extremely closely with the commercial team.

 

You:

  • An ability to negotiate at a level that maintains and builds the long term relationships
  • Energetic and passionate about quality, indulgent brands.
  • In a national account sales position with FMCG –, with a proven ability of making things happen
  • Possess excellent IT skills and have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Highly charismatic and confident person who is exudes positivity in all elements of their role.
  • Exceptional inter-personal skills, exhibiting diplomacy, confidentiality and absolute professionalism at all times.

 

APPLY: Trust your impulses and tell us why you should be part of our talented team by emailing your cv to us via the apply button quoting reference 3049/162li

 

 

 

Not right for you?  We’d still like to speak with you about other sales, marketing or category management opportunities, so please do send an up to date copy of your CV in word format and we will call you. 

 

 

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