Danone Waters - Account Manager - Route to Market
Route to Market Account Manager -Danone Waters UK
Full Time, Permanent
Salary: £27,000 to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience) + up to 10% bonus opportunity + company car
Working: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
You will be working for REL Field Marketing to fulfil the role of RTM Account Manager on our Danone Waters UK team (DWUK). You would be employed by REL but managed directly by Danone (reporting to C&C Sector Manager). This role is covering the day to day relationship and account development with Wholesale / Cash & Carry accounts, with the main objective to drive profitable growth through strong business relationships.
You will be responsible for:
Driving profitable, long term market outperformance with Wholesale / Cash & Carry customers.
Trial new products to drive high visibility in a small store environment.
Supporting the delivery of the DWUK Category Vision and Roadmap.
Managing the sales relationship with existing key Route to Market accounts.
Develop annual plan for customers which support the wider channel vision.
Negotiating aggressively while maintaining a positive day to day delivery.
Gain loyalty of indirect customers on behalf of direct customers.
Sell the benefits of increased space to deliver current and future portfolio.
You will have:
2 years FMCG experience (preferably including Soft Drinks)
Excellent communicator and presenter
Ability to influence and excite using selling platforms
Confident in handling objections and challenge
Working knowledge of a P&L (Profit and Loss) - ability to recognise the impact of initiatives and decisions
Ability to work on own initiative and to pro-actively strive to improve ways of working
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
Passionate about learning
Proven track record with good influencing skills
Strong command of the English language - written and spoken
In return we will offer you:
Full training and ongoing support to enable you to fulfil your role to the best of your potential
Great career opportunities
A fun working environment where performance & success are really rewarded
At REL, we want to be loved by our people and be the first choice for our customers. We are committed to giving talented and ambitious people the tools and skills to help them deliver outstanding results and thrive in a fast paced sales environment. This is why we’ve been able to provide over 100 promotions and developmental moves since May 2016!
We are proud to have been accredited a Great Place to Work for a phenomenal three consecutive years now, as well as winning an industry record 71 FMBE awards (including 3 consecutive wins of the prestigious Agency of the Year!). This speaks volumes about us and, most importantly, our employees. Overall, we aim to be the number one field marketing agency and are hunting for like-minded individuals to help us do so.
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