National Accounts Executive

Job Type
Emp Type
Full Time
Food & Drink Manufacturing
Functional Expertise
Sales, Business Development, and Marketing
Salary Type
Job ID

Job Description

Do you have at least 1 years’ experience working in an account management/sales capacity within the food and drink sector?


Do you have strong negotiation skills and are you a creative and strategic thinker looking to work for a market leader in their field?


National Accounts Executive

Location – Northfleet, Kent

Salary - £40,000 to £43,000 per annum, DOE

Benefits – Hybrid working, staff events, free on-site parking, internal learning programmes and more!

Contract - Maternity cover


We have an amazing opportunity for a National Accounts Executive to work for one of our clients. In this role you will be working full-time, 8 am to 5 pm.


Responsibilities for the role of National Account Executive


  • Customer Relationship Management: Manage daily relationships with key business functions and smaller integral customer accounts, while supporting the development of existing customer relationships.

  • Compliance and Knowledge: Ensure company compliance across key metrics for specific customer accounts and maintain comprehensive knowledge of the relevant customer's supply chain functions and product data.

  • Sales Growth and Forecasting: Support and deliver projected product sales, volume growth, and promotional activities, while driving accuracy in monthly sales forecasts and year-end re-forecasts.

  • Operational Efficiency and Order Fulfillment: Take responsibility for order fulfillment, ensuring accurate and timely delivery of information, and work closely with customer supply chain departments to align operations.

  • Performance Reviews and Reporting: Conduct periodic performance reviews, customer scorecard reviews, and quarterly internal performance reviews, while maintaining and updating annual account plans and internal systems.


Skills and Experience for the role of National Account Executive


  • Must drive and have own transport
  • Must be willing to occasionally travel to offsite locations (including other companies or customers' off-site meeting locations)
  • At least 1 years’ worth of experience in a similar role would be highly useful
  • Experience working with retailers is essential for this role
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment essential to the role
  • Strong commercial understanding and excellent analytical skills are essential
  • Creative and strategic thinking is required for the role
  • Strong negotiation and influencing will be required
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel are highly desirable for this role
  • Ideally will have experience in accounting systems
  • The ability to represent the company strongly both internally and externally


  • Hybrid working: the successful candidate will have ample opportunity to work from home when not required on site or in meetings, after an initial training period full time in office.
  • Internal Learning and Development: Participate in the comprehensive learning and development programme, which includes essential management skills training.
  • Wagestream: Track your earnings and access up to 50% of your pay instantly, without having to wait for payday.
  • Free On-Site Parking: Enjoy free parking with electric vehicle charging points available.
  • Staff Events: Participate in regular staff events and activities.
  • Subsidised Staff Restaurant: Enjoy heavily subsidised hot and cold meals in the on-site restaurant.
  • Modern Office Facilities: Work in our modern offices equipped with excellent facilities.
  • Supportive Team Environment: Be part of a supportive and collaborative team.

To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.


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