National Account Manager – Food On The Go Channel

Job Reference

GRP022

Contract

Full Time

Location

Home Based

Closing Date

17/06/2022

Job Description

You may have heard of our household brands such as Golden WonderREAL CrispsMidland SnacksMr Porky and of course Tayto Crisps. We are a family owned company that has a passion for giving customers and consumers great quality snacks from a team that cares.

At Tayto Group we need the very best to add value to our business and become part of our on-going success, therefore we are looking for an experienced National Account Manager to join our Commercial Sales Team in this field based role.

This is a key trading role with the Food on the Go channel managing a selection of licensed, primarily Van Sales customers in the fastest growth area of the UK market and in addition networking and negotiating trading terms with existing and potentially new National End User customers that are crucial for the long term success of the Tayto FOTG team. The NAM is responsible for delivery of the channel strategy in the Independent Licensed customer base as well as contributing to the overall success of the FOTG team through end user retention and key new business gains. The role allows a high degree of autonomy in the execution of the strategy & requires an individual with a strong drive for results, excellent priority setting, a customer centric attitude & a creative approach to unlocking distribution opportunities in both an established customer base & in new Licensed End User national customers. Because many of these National End User accounts are supplied by National Wholesalers such as Bidfood or Brakes the successful applicant should also have experience of Foodservice Route to Market and importance of networking through different trading channels as this will be the lever that unlocks the key new business opportunities that are crucial for long term success.

The Person

  • Highly motivated and tenacious with the ability to effectively build long term relationships both internally and with the customer base
  • Driven to succeed and exceed customer expectation
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Happy to undertake extensive and frequent travel around the UK
  • Ability to work as part of the wider team to ensure the team’s success

Benefits:

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Annual Bonus (company and performance based)
  • 33 Days Annual leave (Inc Bank & Public Holidays)
  • Company car / car allowance
  • Pension
  • Death in Service
  • Sick pay
  • Free parking at our sites
  • “Company Shop” membership

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

 

  • Relevant experience in a similar role
  • Presentation Skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Planning and priority setting
  • Agile approach to working
  • Strong Microsoft Office
  • Full Driving License

DESIRED SKILLS

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