UK National Account Manager (FMCG) - High Street & Travel

Recruiter
Recruitment Revolution.com
Location
Richmond
Salary
£40,000 base + commission (OTE £55,000) + bonus + benefits
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

UK National Account Manager (FMCG) - High Street & Travel - Ethical Drinks Brand
Richmond, Surrey.(majority of travel in the South East)
£40,000 base per annum + commission (OTE £55,000) + discretionary bonus + benefits package


The Company:

We are a highly ambitious, commercially driven, small team with a simple vision: a world where everyone has access to clean, safe water, forever.

We have raised £15m since 2005, reaching over 3 million people with clean water. Our brand is available through long term committed partners such as Virgin Atlantic, Starbucks, World Duty Free & Bidfood, amongst many others. With a high growth 3 year strategy agreed, we are now looking to recruit an equally ambitious National Account Manager to help transform our brand presence in the High Street & Travel channels.

We are a unique, inspiring business with an award winning range of water & juice products, with more NPD in the pipeline. We pride ourselves on our B - Corp status & this reflects the way we work both internally & with the wider world. The pace is fast, & we win when we work smarter, faster & more innovatively than our competitors, whilst always supporting our values of being relentlessly enthusiastic, genuine & inspiring.

We believe in rewarding our staff with the opportunity to accompany key customers on trips to Africa to understand better the connection between commercial excellence & our vision.

The role & you:

Working as part of an engaging and dynamic team, you will be responsible for providing account leadership across the High Street and Travel channel and other accounts as needed. You will be quick and eager to learn about us and keen to progress within a growing business.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to showcase your account management skills. You will be a motivated individual ready to exceed targets for the channel and develop existing customers and identify and grown new business. You will have a demonstrable track record in achieving sales and profitability with a natural flair for developing and maintaining strong customer relationships within the industry. Although we have been around for over 12 years, we retain a strong challenger brand mentality & your ability to shape the role & the channel strategy will be key to success.

To be a success and right for us, you will have:

+ Minimum of three years’ experience managing national High Street and Travel accounts and a proven track record of growth within existing customers
+ Track record in identifying and attracting new business opportunities and achieving sales, profitability, and budget goals
+ Considerable commercial acumen with the ability to structure deals
+ Ability to effectively implement sales and marketing strategies
+ Understand & evaluate commercial metrics, such as trade, promotional & full account level Profit & Loss
+ Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
+ Excellent presentation and negotiation capabilities
+ A team player and act as an ambassador for the company: confident; adaptable and resilient; and with a hunger and passion to succeed
+ Ideally located to spend 1-2 days a week in the office in Richmond, Surrey.
+ You will be able to commit to regular UK wide travel as required for business and customer meetings
+ A natural engagement with both the company vision & our values (relentlessly enthusiastic, genuine & inspiring)

Interested? Just Apply Below...

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