Job Vacancy Details


National Account Manager

Categories Full-Time, Permanent
Date Posted
March 20, 2019
Ref No
Salary – £
Excellent plus fantastic bonus package
Location of Job
Job Details

National Account Manager

Our prestigious Client is a UK owned and managed business with nearly 70 years of product history. They produce products for the UK and export markets and over the last 5 years, this multimillion-pound business has grown by over 60% and they are delighted, due to expansion to present an exciting newly created role for a National Account Manager to be based from their Leeds office.

The National Account Manager will involve working with a diverse client base from small independent businesses to large retailers. The main focus of the role is to maintain and develop positive business relationships to ensure future sales growth by presenting, promoting and selling products to existing and prospective customers.

Reaching out to customer leads through occasional cold calling, but mainly through nurturing and developing a thriving client base you will expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximum satisfaction.

The National Account Manager will be working to agreed sales targets / outcomes and co-ordinate sales effort with team members and other departments to ensure that client needs are met.

You will also supply senior management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends.

Our client seeks a candidate who has a proven background as a National Account Manager (ideally FMCG). You must be experienced at building productive business/professional relationships with clients at varying levels and be able to offer high levels of service delivery. At the same time, you must be confident dealing with difficult situations and working with the client to get the best resolve. You will be highly motivated, target driven and have a proven record in sales and account handling and be confident at creating and delivering presentations to different audience needs.

You will be an ambitious ‘go–getter’, a team player, be able to work on your own initiative and be confident at selling, communicating and negotiating. Additionally, you will have strong time management and organisational skills and be good at prioritising your work. The role does involve some forecasting and costing up, therefore numeracy and accuracy are paramount.

You will also have excellent knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint, have a full clean driving licence

If you are interested in this role, please email your CV to Kim: outlining your skills and experience.

How to Apply

You can apply by emailing us:

To apply for this vacancy, please include the vacancy title: National Account Manager and Reference Number: TAP1461 in the email subject line.

When you forward your details, please make sure that you clearly outline how you meet the criteria for required skills and experience.

Don’t forget to attach the most recent copy of your CV as a Microsoft Word™ or as an RTF (Rich Text Format) document. Please do not send a PDF or Microsoft Publisher™ documents, as these may be rejected.

Candidates must be available to attend our offices in Cleckheaton for registration. You may need to be available for interview with our client at short notice. Please check the vacancy information carefully for further information on this. If you are unsure, please do not hesitate to ask.

Please note: We review all CVs and applications that are sent to us, however due to the large volume that we receive on a regular basis, please be aware that we only respond to those candidates that have been successful with their application. As such, if you do not hear from us within 14 working days, your application has been unsuccessful.

GDPR Disclaimer: Please note that sending a CV does not constitute a registration with THE Agency (Recruitment) Limited. In line with GDPR we will permanently delete information for all unsuccessful applications and we will not keep candidate information on file for future vacancies at this stage of our process.


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