Account Manager

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire / Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire / Cambridgeshire, Peterborough
£30000 - £40000 per annum
09 Jul 2018
08 Aug 2018
Recruitment Team
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
Account Manager, Huntingdon - Our hugely successful and award-winning client is currently searching for an Account Manager to join their busy and growing team in Cambridgeshire. With at least 3 years' experience managing key retail accounts for a large consumer-facing business, you'll be a commercially minded individual who is confident building and maintaining relationships with key retailers and stakeholders. Ideally, you'll also have experience in new product development, or will have worked closely with colleagues to provide the consumer insights to drive NPD. Strong numeracy skills are essential for this role, as you will be managing budgets, oversee margins and costings and manage the full P&L performance for your accounts.

As Account Manager, you will be working with key retailers in the FMCG sector to drive the sales and performance of products in your category. You will maintain close relationships with your accounts, working with them to negotiate competitive contracts for the business, presenting product performance and analysis and completing category reviews with each retailer. You'll need to be confident delivering a successful commercial outcome for the business, whilst at the same time understanding the needs of the customer. A background in NPD would be extremely beneficial, as you'll liaise closely with Product Managers in the business to develop exciting, innovative and trend led products, utilising competitor research and consumer insights. We're looking for candidates with a proven track record driving sales and increasing brand performance of products in retailers, you may have a background in product management, category management, account management or business development and have a strong commercial background.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established business during a period of sustained growth. Due to the location of this Cambridgeshire office, this role is commutable from Huntingdon, St Ives, Cambridge, Peterborough, St Neots, Bedford, Northampton, Kettering, Ely, Chatteris, Cambourne, Corby and Stamford.

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