National Account Manager | Fresh | South Coast

England, Hampshire
£45000 - £65000 per annum + DOE + Package
Closing date
4 Jun 2022
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National Account Manager | Fresh | South Coast
Salary: ~£45-65k + package DOE
Are you an experienced national account manager with a background in supplying major supermarkets with fresh produce? If so, we'd like to hear from you

About Our Client
Our client is a leading grower of a variety of crops which they supply to the major retailers and supermarkets. They are family owned and have invested in the latest technology to deliver the best products to their customers. The team are all passionate about the products that they grow and sell. They grow a variety of crops and supply seasonal products as well as staples throughout the year. They have strong company values and are focused on growing the business further under their vision.

About the Role
As a result of business expansion, our client is looking for an experienced account manager with experience supplying the retailers. This role will lead the management of a key supermarket customer(s) focusing on the trends in the market, range of products to offer, packaging, quality, and commercial results to form a long term JBP with the customer. You will utilise your experience to drive the commercial relationship with the customer. You will work closely with the team to deliver results and account growth.

The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will have a background in fresh produce or short shelf-life products. You will have experience in managing the relationships with the major UK supermarkets and retailers and be able to demonstrate your ability to grow an account and form JBP's. You will be a team player and be able to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in when required. You will be a strong communicator who is comfortable presenting to internal and external stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements
To be considered for this role, as a minimum, you will need to have experience in the fresh produce or horticulture sectors, or experience selling a crop which is grown. You will have experience in supplying major UK retailers/supermarkets.

Application Process
The successful applicant will move through a two-stage interview process

How to Apply
If this sounds like you, please apply below. To discuss the role in more detail before submitting your application, please contact Tom Edmondson-Matthews on 01780 480 530 or Job reference TEM14449


MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

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01780 480530
Acanthus House
10a Belton Street
United Kingdom
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