National Accounts Manager

Posted 19 March by Arden Personnel Easy Apply

National Account Manager

Redditch  •  Permanent  •  Full Time •  £40,000 - £55,000 per annum DOE •  Car allowance

•  Discretionary bonus scheme  •  Pension scheme  •  Office based but ability to take part in homeworking

Exciting new opportunity to join a well-known toiletry and fragrance company based in Redditch.  Our clients are No.1 in ladies toiletry gift brands and are proud to have their brands in 1 of every 2 homes in Britain!


Job Description:
Arden Personnel are currently recruiting for National Account Manager.  You will report in to the Sales Director and your responsibilities will include;

  • Driving sales in your specific accounts by building excellent relationships with relevant Buyers, possessing fantastic negotiation skills and able to spot extra opportunities for additional growth – even if not in your own areas of responsibility
  • Main point of contact for all your Customers
  • Establish your accounts plans, set your sales, profit and promo plan targets
  • You will be given all you need to make compelling presentations to your accounts to achieve additional listings, new category entries and increased in store visibility
  • Working with the Customer Service team to ensure deliveries are on time and accurate
  • Forecasting on changes, promotions, new listings etc on an ad hoc and weekly basis
  • Be aware of changes in structure, roles and responsibilities with your Customers
  • Be the expert and champion for your Accounts

The Successful Applicant:
To be considered for this National Accounts Manager role you will need to have;

  • Ideally you will have a good degree or professional qualification and had previous experience in a National Account role
  • Must have demonstrable experience of working with brands at this level selling into grocery customers
  • Experience of working with retailer systems
  • Passionate, energetic and keen to succeed
  • The ability to quickly build effective professional relationships
  • Great at analysis, ease with numbers and developing financial proposals
  • Good decision making skills
  • The ability to identify and negotiate win/win solutions
  • Confident with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

What’s on Offer?
As a National Account Manager you will receive;

  • £40,000 - £55,000 DOE
  • Car allowance
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Office based role but has the ability to take part in the homeworking policy (after probationary period)
  • 25 days holiday
  • 2 x life insurance
  • Pension scheme

Apply for this role:
To apply for this National Accounts Manager role please go to our Arden Personnel website www.ardenpersonnel.co.uk. Job reference CF-1354

Reference: 34710844

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