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National Account Executive - Central Belt

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We have partnered with our client, a renowned Scottish food business to find a dynamic National Account Executive to join their Sales Team. The business operates on a number of successful partnerships including the major retailers and can boast multiple award winning products along with a recognised and well-established brand.

In this role you will assist the National Account Manager in the management of two main retailer accounts. Your responsibilities will include the generation of sales reports, price checks and sales administration, and you can expect promotional nominations to the retailers and the full alignment of both internal and external promotional plans to be a part of your daily routine. The role will also see you working closely with the Sales Operations Team which will translate into direct contact with Head Office buyers within major supermarket accounts. Gathering data from the retailers’ online portals to assist with the sales forecasting and promotional product runs while making a good use of your advanced analytical skills to monitor customer and market prices, promotion and ranging activity across the accounts will be second nature.

What makes you a great candidate?

Ideally you will be a recent graduate with strong commercial awareness and some experience of the FMCG sector (not essential). Your numerical agility will put you in a good stead since working with retailer and sales data on a regular basis is a crucial part of this opportunity. Top this up with hard graft, tenacity and a strong sense of self-motivation to deliver results combined with being a great team player with good organisational skills and excellent attention to detail and you are our ideal candidate. Experience of working with Retail Link and/or MSD experience would be beneficial but not essential.

This is a unique opportunity to join a forward-thinking business and if you are an ambitious sales professional with high aspirations for your professional career looking to develop you career into working at National Account level with the top 4 Multiple Retailers we might be looking for you!

Please get in touch for a confidential chat.

  • Salary:
  • Central Belt
  • Ref 1038
  • Date Posted Thursday 13 Apr 20172017-04-13

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