Role details

National Account Manager

Hertfordshire   •   £40,000 - £52,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • National Account Manager
  • New product launch for established brand

About Our Client

Our client is a privately owned company, grown into a household name over the last 9 years. Offering a niche product within the consumer durables market, it has a strong brand presence in each of its sectors, being the market leader in its key industry. Significant growth has been evidenced over the last 3 years and they are now looking to build upon this with the launch of a new product range. The new division is in its infancy but rapid growth is expected, mirroring the success of other divisions.

Job Description

This is a senior level business development and account manager role with responsibility for P&L of the company's retail accounts. Essentially taking on the launch of a new product range, you will develop and implement a strategic business plan whilst managing the wholesale process.

New business is a key focus for this role with accounts ranging from national retailers to niche accounts, including the top 4.

New product development responsibilities are a key part of this role, you will be confident and eager to focus on this area and have the relevant strategic, analytical and creative skills to make an impact here. Range planning and product innovation are expected to be the driving force behind future growth.

You will also have accountability for interdependent functions within the retail channel along with reporting and analysis.

Regular national travel and occasional European travel will be required.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 4 years experience at senior level in a national account manager role
  • Experience within the retail/consumer market
  • Drive and desire to be successful
  • A strong negotiator and relationship builder
  • Experience with product launch
  • Ability to identify with the brand and show genuine passion
  • Proven track record in growing sales
  • European language skills will be a bonus

What's on Offer

£40,000 - £52,000 DOE + bonus + car + benefits

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