National Account Manager

Just Food Recruitment, part of The JFR Group, are sourcing for a National Account Manager with experience of working in the food manufacturing marketplace This role will be responsible for delivery of the sales budget for both UK and Export markets. This includes managing existing customer relationship varying from £500k p/a up to £5m p/a, identifying new opportunities, developing new client relationships, and creating business proposals for the business Responsibilities of the role: Review and evaluate present and future sales opportunities Develop new client relationships and lead the management of key existing clients Drive Sales activity in line with corporate strategy To ensure new products are fully and accurately costed and meet Company & Customer requirements and to manage the NPD process from concept to launch To manage the critical project timelines and ensure all stakeholders are aware of required deadlines and that they are met and ensuring assigned projects are assessed to meet required Food Safety and Quality parameters Completion of Internal and External documentation Travel around the UK as well as regular meetings in the office Support UK and International Trade events as required Knowledge, Skills & Experience: Multiple Retailer/Contract Sales Experience (in food sector only) Performance management deriving your authority directly from the Head of Commercial, with clear responsibility for delivery of sales and profitability budgets Decision Making Customer service ethic for managing existing client relationship Finance 3 full years experience in a commercial sales role ideally Strong planning and organizational skills, along with ability to create and implement coherent and targeted marketing strategy Understanding and utilisation of social media to drive corporate goals Excellent PC skills, competent in MS Outlook, Excel and Word, and with the ability to be able to work on own initiative or part of a team If you would like to learn more about this role, please apply and a member of the delivery team will be in touch. The JFR Group are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Should you be seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment or contract you will find our staff professional and courteous and our interview process straight forward.
The JFR Group
Shepton Mallet, England, UK
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