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National Account Manager (Full-Time)


South East, United Kingdom (Worminghall) |Sales

Employer
The British Honey Company
Contact Name
Stephanie Elzinga
Contact Email
Contact Phone
+447944627398
Salary
to be negotiated based on experience
Posted
29/07/2019
Deadline
29/09/2019

Job Description

We’re looking for a dynamic NAM, a driven individual with the ability to ‘open doors’ as well as increase trade with existing key customers across multiple trade channels.  

The role will be varied & dynamic; this role is for a ‘make it happen person’ looking for a fast paced, exciting, challenging role in a small but rapidly expanding business where they can really make a difference and help shape the future of the business.
The role will potentially evolve as we expand hence flexibility around management of account base will be required. It is anticipated that the NAM will be responsible for managing 1 x premium grocery retail account, premium London retail accounts (Selfridges, Harrods, F&M etc.) with a mixture of on trade national pub groups and wholesalers. 

The contract will be office based, the candidate is required to be 3 days in the office, 2 days flexible home & customer visits. Ideally, we are looking for suitable candidates based in the South East of England within max 1 ½ hours reach from our Worminghall office on the outskirts of Oxford.

Qualifications

  • Min 6 years experience within the drinks industry in the UK, ideally the successful candidate will have worked for a spirit’s company previously.
  • The successful candidate must have grocery retail experience, having been the lead NAM managing the account, with full P&L responsibility. Experience of Waitrose preferable but not essential. 
  • Proven track record of growth delivery on branded products

Preferred skills

  • Understanding of the major players/trade structure within the UK BWS market
    Understanding of the current challenges that spirits companies face within the UK market
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strong eye for detail, articulate, must have strong commercial, numeracy & analysis skills
  • Financial management – managing account P&L’s
  • Top level negotiator 
  • Team player with the ability to think of their feet and work independently and cross functionally within a small team
  • Strong communicator
  • Personal planning, organization & accountability are critical    

How to apply

Please email your CV to the Sales Director, Stephanie Elzinga to:-
[email protected]