National Account Manager

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England
£0.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Richard Ford
Contract Type
Full Time



Location flexible - good motorway links essential

We are one of the most trusted kitchen brands in the UK and has ambitious plans for the future. The Company is further developing its brand awareness and supporting continued growth that is being targeting within our Strategic Accounts Channel. We therefore have a permanent vacancy for a National Account Manager.

The successful candidate will report to the Channel Director, Mass Merchants and will be primarily selling and supporting Sales activity with our National retailers at head office level with Senior Buyers and Product teams. This role will initially be focused on account management to maximise on existing relationships whilst growing new opportunities. Candidates must be an outstanding relationship builder, with the ability to sell our full range of products from entry level to more premium offerings. We need a tenacious individual who is seeking an opportunity to develop themselves within a challenging environment.


  • Strong track record in sales
  • Industry knowledge
  • Experience of handling some of the following retailers in a National Account role is preferred; Argos,, Shop Direct, Buy-it Direct, Supermarkets.
  • Successfully increased volume/product listings by negotiation
  • Positive attitude and determined to succeed
  • Excellent people and relationship building skills are essential
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Strong communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Track record of managing and developing a large product range with various customer requirements
  • Good awareness of financial reporting and the tools to do so
  • High competence in Microsoft office and spread sheets
  • The candidate is expected to;

  • Plan and implement the key account strategy to achieve Sales objectives agreed by the Head of Sales & Marketing Built-in.
  • Develop customer strategy and relationships.
  • Plan Promotional events with supporting logistics.
  • Negotiate pricing and product placement.
  • Deliver against an aggressive growth budget.
  • Account Forecasting.
  • Ability to develop and identify new opportunities.
  • Manage budgets
  • In addition to a competitive basic salary depending on experience, a 40% Bonus potential is linked to Sales Budget and related Performance levels, you will also be entitled to a package including 25 days annual holiday and Company Car, Smart Phone, laptop.

    If you feel that you have the energy, enthusiasm and determination to succeed in this is role then please apply online.