National Account Manager (Value Channel).
Position: National Account Manager (Value Channel)
Location: Homebased with travel to St Albans office 2 days a week
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Monday to Friday
Salary: Highly Competitive
Who Are We?
At Burton’s Biscuits Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits! Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits making us one of the key players in the market. We employ c. 1,800 people around the UK, in our three main manufacturing facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool. Our head office is based in St. Albans and a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool.
We've had an amazing 2018, which has included seeing Wagon Wheels featured on the Great British Bake Off and our Llantarnam site featuring on ITV4 as part of their documentary 'Made in Britain'. Along with having amazing brands, we've have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacturing a number of Mars Biscuit branded products, we are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector. There couldn't be a better time to join us.
What are we all about?
Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented National Account Manager to join our Sales Team.
We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?
So let’s start with ….…
Why work as part of our sales team?
This is an opportunity to join an innovative sales team full of energy, drive and passion. You will make a real difference by managing your customer base and working closely with other departments to deliver great results across own label and some of the best biscuit brands on the market.
What does your typical day look like?
Every day is different at Burton’s Biscuit Company. One day you could be providing input internally on business strategy and the following day you could be out with a customer, sharing and executing our exciting future plans.
What are the key ingredients needed for the role?
You need to be commercially savvy to drive our business forward with the desire to build strong relationships internally and externally. Strong negotiation is key combined with a proactive, self-starting attitude. With previous P&L responsibility, you’ll now the key levers to pull to create winning proposals for Burton's, your customer base and our consumers.
Final part of the mix:
If you are an ambitious National Account Executive looking for the next step in your career or a National Account Manager looking for a new challenge in a fun, fast paced and progressive business then we have the opportunity for you!! This role can be home based.
As a forward thinking and innovative manufacture, we need an equally creative individual to bring new ideas and ways of selling our products into our customers. Experience within a food related category and dealing with customers within the supermarket, wholesale, convenience market place is essential.
If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.
Excellent Salary & great benefits to include a Car Allowance, company pension scheme, Private Healthcare, 25 days holiday (plus option to buy up to 5 extra days holiday), plus lots and lots of biscuits.
You may have experience of the following: National Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Regional Account Manager, Account Manager, Account Management, Business Development Manager, Sales Manager, Business Development Executive, Sales Executive, National Account Executive, Category Manager, etc.