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National Account Manager - M&S - FMCG Food

Job Title: National Account Manager - M&S - FMCG Food
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berkshire
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q94417
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: fmc.19048.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: February 27, 2014 06:56

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a commercially astute National Account Manager with a real interest in quality food. The main purpose of the role is to grow customer business and maintain existing relationships while maximising profitability of your accounts and exceeding your volume and value targets in line with divisional strategy. This role has a strong emphasis on innovation and NPD, so it would suit anyone who has worked on NPD with key customer accounts, particularly experience of working with Marks & Spencer. Key Responsibilities will include: * Planning, forecasting and budgeting; * Creating innovative sales strategies, analysing trends and identifying sales opportunities; * Working alongside marketing and merchandising teams to create promotional strategies; and * Working with customers to deliver innovative, viable new products. You must possess the following skills and experience: * national account management within the FMCG sector, with direct experience of managing the Marks & Spencer account; * involvement in new product development; * highly numerate with strong analytical skills; and * strong presentation and influencing skills. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.