National Account Manager

The National Account Manager has full profit and loss responsibility for accounts.  They will work as part of a team who are focused on developing strong relationship and increasing sales with current customers and securing contracts with new customers.  To achieve this the post holder must have a sound knowledge of the Company’s products and play a key role in the development, launch and sale of new products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing sales to customers as designated by the Commercial Manager and the Directors.
  • Proactively contacting customers to maintain a high level of service, whilst identifying and exploiting opportunities for profitable growth.
  • Maintaining current sales contacts.
  • Generating sales to existing customers.
  • Securing new customers.
  • Keeping detailed and accurate records.
  • Developing and implementing key sales, promotional strategies and joint business plans with customers.
  • Building strong relationships with retail buying teams.
  • Negotiating prices.
  • Delivering clear and structured new product development.
  • Developing new business opportunities.
  • Contributing to the overall commercial strategy and growth of the business.

Applicants must have excellent communication, presentation and negotiation skills, have a passion for delivering results and the drive to exceed expectations and have professional approach and attitude.

Candidates will have previous experience working within a sales or commercial team within the food industry.

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If you are interested in this position please submit your CV with a covering letter to Pamela.Macdougall@thistleseafoods.com

 

 

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