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Lead National Account Manager- Foodservice

Lead Account Manager with Progression to Head of Channel in a Premium Brand.
  • Home based
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Highly competitive
  • Car allowance and package
  • Food & Drink, National Accounts, Sales
  • 13/16776/7

The Client:

  • A premium F&B manufacturer with a globally recognisable brand
  • Passionate, family owned and on an awesome growth journey
  • Pioneers of sustainable and ethical business, not because its fashionable but because its RIGHT!
  • Are the most ethical global manufacturer in their category
  • And are looking for a Lead Account Manager lead a team on Foodservice

The Role:

  • They have made huge inroads to the UK market since launch and want to continue the success
  • With awesome growth, they’re looking for a Lead Account Manager to take responsibility for their Foodservice/End User channel
  • Your customer base will include Premium HORECA customers as well as large distributors and wholesale
  • As Lead Account Manager you will manage a team of 5 direct reports
  • You will own the full commercial plan and P&L for the channel working closely with the Sales Director
  • This business is all about collaboration and team effort and this role is not an ivory tower leadership role but one for someone hungry, passionate and a team player
  • Has a realistic and achievable development plan in place to grow into a Head of Channel role within the next 18 months

Ideal Candidate:

  • Be an established NAM or Senior National Account Manager in foodservice
  • Have a demonstrable track record of real performance and success within foodservice (experience managing both wholesaler / contract caterer and/or end user accounts preferred).
  • A large proportion of their team have come from premium drinks backgrounds, but they are open on category background
  • Must understand branded products.
  • Could be taking a step up into their first leadership role or looking for something more exciting
  • Must be highly commercial!
  • An inquisitive thinker, customer manager, innovative in your approach to customer development and engaging in your communication to the trade
  • Ready to take on a challenge that will really push the boundaries of your expertise

Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 13/16776/7. Confidentiality assured.

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Lucas Shaw
Head of Commercial
If you feel you have the right experience for this role, speak to Lucas Shaw or use the form to apply below.

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Head of Commercial
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