National Account Manager - Cake & Desserts.
National Account Manager
Car Allowance of £400 per month plus fuel allowance of £75 per month, Free Parking, Subsidised canteen, Pension Scheme, Discount scheme on purchases from high street retailers, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 5:00pm and Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
£160 million business which supplies cake and desserts in own brand to the Major Multiples. There are two sites in the North West. The Bolton site manufactures more commodity-based products making for example slab cakes, and unit cake for a variety of retailers, and also features some brand products. Our client has a clear commercial strategy and has built strong relationship with its customers through its new energy, style and commitment to partner relationships.
National Account Manager- based in Bolton
This business has a strong growth agenda and energy will allow the incumbent of the role to experience a broad involvement than would be experienced in a National Accounts role in a more traditional blue-chip environment. Decision making is fast paced and individuals are expected to take responsibility for broad accountabilities and will be fully integrated with cross functional working with Production, NPD and Technical across the sites.
Above all we are looking for an individual who is a 'go getter' with the confidence to have an instant rapport with people, build relationships and work in a fast paced environment and confident in using their initiative.
Responsible for circa £20m national accounts end to end.
Preparation and presentation of market data and sales information (Kantar based)
Account management and liaison with customers to build strong working relationships
Analysis of profit and performance trends and make recommendations to drive growth.
Initiate and drive projects to create sales opportunities, including NPD and critical path management.