National Account Manager

Are you seeking a role where you will be managing top national accounts in an exciting market place? Do you have the desire to develop your career with an exciting “off the shelf” growing brand? … Then you could be the next addition into our growing sales team! So, if you have the ability to build strong relationships, exceed service level agreements and embrace a fast paced environment, this role is for you!   
We are in our 7th year having reached £7 million T/0 and are now employing 70+ great colleagues.
Our speed of growth to the UK beverage market has been noted – watch this space!
With a unique brand and product created in the UK from traditional brewing techniques and now sold across the UK and 23 countries globally. We are an ambitious and hard working team that want to continue the exciting expansion of our brand that you will also be proud of.  
BASIC SALARY: £25,000 to £35,000
· Generous Holiday Allowance
· Bonus scheme team and individual
· Pension
· Free Products
· Modern Offices
· Flexible Work From Home options
· Chance to attend industry events globally
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Manchester, York, Doncaster, Sheffield, Huddersfield, Rotherham, Halifax, Rochdale, Bolton
JOB DESCRIPTION: National Account Manager – Drinks and Beverages
Working as the NAM, your main responsibility will be to manage some of our most important off-trade partners. Your role is essential to build and develop these accounts and form strong relationships with all key contacts. You will fully understand the demands of the grocery supply chain, their shopper insights, and offer solutions in this fast paced environment.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: National Account Manager – Drinks and Beverages
The Off-Trade Account Manager will be responsible for the following tasks;
·Accurately process all off-trade orders via phone calls and e-mail in a timely manner.
·Communicate trends and demands for your accounts to the rest of the business; production, marketing, sales, warehouse and distributions teams.
·Attend industry events and business meetings to represent the brand and build new relationships in the industry.
PERSON SPECIFICATION: National Account Manager – Drinks / Beverages
You will be; organised, confident, a strong communicator, with the ability to demonstrate excellent administration and organisation skills. But most of all you will be passionate about our brand and vision.

We want to remain the one brand in this busy industry that stands out for our supply service and quality products.
Ideally you will have previously worked within a branded product environment that is supplied to large key accounts and have the following skills and experience;  
· Previous account management experience from an FMCG environment.
· Experience of building collaborative relationships with your accounts and fully understand their business plans and buying trends.
· Have a passion for the drinks and beverages industry.
This is a newly created role in a growing business. On joining our team you will be exposed to forming strong relationships with the top UK grocers and industry leaders within the UK Drinks and Beverages industry.
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Key Account Manager, Off Trade Account Manager, Grocer Account Manager, NAM, National Account Manager, Inside Sales Account Manger, Business Relationship Manager, Relationship Manager, New Business, Business Development Manager, Customer Service Manager, Retail Account Manager, Channel Manager, EDI Portals, ABV Industry, Drinks and Beverages Industry, FMCG, Gifting Industry, Retail, Wholesale, FoodService, Top Grocers, Brewery, Brewing Industry,
INTERESTED? Please click apply. You will receive an acknowledgement of your application.
Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the recruitment partner of our client.
REF: KA16076, Wallace Hind Selection

Type: Permanent