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National Account Manager

  • Salary: £45000 per annum
  • Location: Slough
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference 35506
This vacancy has now expired.

Our client are a fantastic, well established, national supplier of premium products for fine dining, pastry and hospitality. They are currently recruiting for a National Account Manager to look after the larger accounts for the business. The purpose of this role is to manage and develop existing high profile accounts, open new business and aim to build excellent relationships with customers and staff.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities within a varied customer portfolio
  • Identify and deliver new customers
  • Achieve and exceed sales margin targets
  • Build effective internal and external business relationships
  • Monitor sales against budget and take corrective action when necessary
  • Ability to monitor account trends and introduce new business plans
  • Understand and train others on the sales process
  • Promotional planning
  • Plan and attend customer meetings
  • Attend industry dinners
  • National travel (overnight stays including weekends when required)

Key skills:

  • Passionate about food
  • Energetic
  • Ability to build long term relationships
  • Trustworthy
  • Ability to relate and work with people at all levels
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Previous National Account Management experience preferable
  • Proven track record in sales, gaining new business and closing sales
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to influence and make changes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially using Excel and PowerPoint
  • A full driving license

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).