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    United Kingdom

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    £50,000 - £65,000

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    Kate Shorthouse

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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    Interviewing Now

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    Kate Shorthouse

National Account Manager - Drinks

£50,000 - £65,000 Basic + 

Bonus + Car Allowance + Mobile + Laptop + Pension + Private Healthcare


The Company

My client is one of the market-leading companies of its kind within the UK. They supply drinks into the on-trade sector. In line with aggressive growth plans, we are looking for Account Managers to cover areas across London


The Role

As a National Account Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Selling Food and Drink into Foodservice End Users at Head Office level
  • Devising marketing plans, advertising plans, promotional plans
  • Presenting at Head Office level
  • 50% of your role will be based on Existing Business and 50% on New Business Development
  • Upselling in existing Business
  • Exploring and aggressively developing new business
  • Working closely with the Sales Controller to drive sales
  • Full P&L responsibility for the accounts which come under your remit
  • Hitting your individual objectives whilst equally contributing to the team’s goals and targets in terms of revenue and profitability


The Candidate

  • You MUST have experience within fast-paced Field Sales – in FMCG selling into the On-Trade sector
  • Ideally, you will be WSET trained but this is not essential as market-leading training will be given
  • You will be looking to move forward to a new challenge and not running away from something
  • You must have a genuine passion for the industry
  • You will have fantastic relationship building skills
  • You must be tenacious and willing to apply the work ethic required to be successful
  • You will be incredibly driven and have the desire to work in a people-centric environment – you put in the hard work, you will get the support and rewards in return


On offer to the successful candidate is an attractive basic salary and benefits, giving you the ability to work with a dynamic, fast-growing company where the career opportunities are inexhaustible.

For more information on this and many more FMCG Sales roles throughout the UK, then please contact Kate Shorthouse along with your CV to kate@therecruitmentcrowd.com