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Senior National Account Manager- Soft Drinks to On-Trade


Salary : £50,000 To £60,000 OTE £66000
Location : East Anglia, East Midlands, Home Counties, London, Nationwide, North East, North West, Oxford, Scotland, South East, South Wales, South West, West Midlands, Yorkshire
Job type : Permanent

Job Description

JCW54 – Senior National Account Manager- Soft Drinks to On-Trade

REWARDS: Basic 50K - 60K (OTE 70K) Company Car, Fuel card, Laptop, Mobile, Pension, Healthcare

LOCATION: Birmingham, Worcester, Coventry, Leicester, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Corby, Peterborough, Nottingham, London, Reading, Cambridge, Swindon, Bristol, Kent, Surrey, Sussex, Dorset, Glasgow, Edinburgh

A fantastic opportunity to join an established and market leading soft drinks supplier.


We are a branded soft drinks business making, marketing and selling some of the U.K.'s best loved soft drinks brands.

We have been established for over 140 years and have achieved major success, our current turnover exceeding £250M.

We are a genuine market leading soft drinks company with 10 UK locations and over 1,000 employees.

Our route to market includes all areas of the on-trade, out of home, foodservice and retail sectors.We have an excess of 15 award winning soft drinks brands.

We are extremely customer focused and pride ourselves of providing a quality service. Our company has won several awards including 'Best overall service by suppliers' and 'client of the year'.

We continually invest in our employees to increase their skills, develop their talent and support the delivery of our ambitious business objectives.

We are now recruiting for a National Business Development Manager to help expand our On-Trade sector.


Within this position, you will be responsible for managing and growing a vast portfolio of accounts, both directly and indirectly.

This will consist of National Foodservice and Out of Home businesses such as major restaurant and hotel chains with an approximate value of £6M.

You will be expected to plan, develop and implement customer trading strategies, as well as delivering budgeted growth of invoiced revenue and market share.

Most of the contact will be at Head office level and could include the likes of managers, buyers and directors.

Although the role will be predominantly managing existing accounts, there will also be an element of winning and developing new business.

This role will play a big part in supporting the channel director and the successful candidate will have a huge influence on the company’s decisions and sales strategies.

Dependent on growth and success, there will be an opportunity to further develop within this role and inherit a number of direct reports within the next 12 months.


The successful candidate will be an experienced sales professional from within the FMCG sector.

• Will have experience working for a food or drinks manufacturer and representing a nationally recognised brand.

• Will have a genuine interest in soft drinks brands and products.

• Will have strong relationship building skills with experience selling at manager and director level.

• Will be ambitious, dynamic and self-sufficient with management or leadership skills.

• Will also have some form of experience in new product development, logistics and marketing.

• Experience selling soft drinks products would prove beneficial.

If you are an experienced sales professional seeking to join a successful established and market leading business then please forward your CV to me directly via the email address below.

All applicants send CV's to

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