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Account Manager


Posted on Aug 5, 2021 by CV-Library

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£25k - £30k Annual

Our client, a leading global Fresh Produce FMCG company with a passion for its people and sustainability has an exciting opportunity for a commercially astute Sales professional to join their team in Hertfordshire.

Job Purpose:

Manage the development of their retail customer business and achieve category objectives in terms of volume, price, and mix, whilst adopting a mentality that promotes end-to-end profitability. You will be responsible for processing daily orders and assisting with the daily account management.

Key responsibilities include:

* Supporting the development of a mutually beneficial customer’s strategy, category plans and business process.

* Preparing an annual account plan for the customer and obtaining agreement of the key objectives with the customer.

* Proactively manage the relationship between buying, marketing, merchandising, product development and Supply Chain network interfaces with the customer.

* Preparing Product Development briefs and managing new product and range changes, which meet the marketing and financial requirements of both the customer and the business.

* Analysing competitor activity within the customer portfolio and advising both the business and the customer.

* Regularly reviewing sales forecasts by line and making timely amendments to maintain service levels and achieve KPIs.

* Agree a rolling activity plan (including promotional) and update it by mutual agreement with the customer.

* Negotiate specification, price, distribution, and volume parameters to achieve plan/budget/forecast which is regularly updated against the latest sales plan based on budget margins.

* Reviewing promotional activity including peaks and recommending future trading strategies.

Up to £30 000 + Benefits + Bonus

Commutable from Surrey, Buckinghamshire, Cambridge, North London, Essex and Bedfordshire

Candidate Qualifications & Experience:

* A tertiary qualification in Commerce, Marketing or equivalent coupled with at least 1 to 3 years Account Management experience is required. Experience working with short shelf-life products will be advantageous.

* Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and should have good data analysis skills

Reference: 214374056

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