National Account Manager

Location Chelmsford
Salary: to £50,000 | car & bonus
Job ref: 227
We are recruiting for this new role as a National Account Manager working for a world leading branded food company 

Company snapshot:
  • Globally recognised brand with a strong heritage and reputation for quality 
  • Supportive and entrepreneurial culture where success is visible and recognised
  • Opportunity to make a big impact and significantly grow sales 
  • Looking for a candidate to help steer them through an exciting period of evolution and growth
  • Financially secure and privately owned business
The role:
  • As National Account Manager you will particularly focus on the wholesaler and out of home channels at national accounts level increasing distribution with existing customers and developing new business
  • Manage select customers in the top ten HORECA channels 
  • Working solely on the branded category you will achieve growth and demonstrate an entrepreneurial style by challenging the norm within a category leading, innovation focused environment
  • You'll hold full P&L responsibility, gain a strong understanding of key trends in the industry and ensure ROI is met through marketing and promotional activity
  • With the support of marketing, you'll execute JPBs with a multi-channel focus

About you:
  • An impressive track record as a National Account Manager with full P&L responsibility and experience managing and winning key customers in the wholesale and HORECA channels
  • Flexible and entrepreneurial who can demonstrate consistently achieving growth and profit objectives and challenging the norm
  • Ambitious and high energy, someone genuinely passionate about brands and food
  • Excellent inter-personal skill with excellent written and verbal communication skills who develops long last relationships
  • Ideally based within an hour of Essex 

The package:
  • Up to £50,000 depending on experience
  • Car allowance
  • Generous bonus
  • Company benefits scheme 

This National Account Manager job in Essex would be ideal for candidates based in Chelmsford, Colchester, Ipswich, Basildon, Harlow and surrounding locations. As the company is flexible on how often the candidate is in the head office the role would also be suitable for candiates based in Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and some parts of East Anglia.