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National Account Executive

Date: 19-Jul-2021

Location: GB

Company: ThaiBev Group

JOB PROFILE

 

Job Title:                            National Account Executive

 

Line Manager:                  National Account Manager

 

 

Purpose of Role

 

To manage and develop profitable sales of the Company’s portfolio within the Convenience Retail sector across the UK and to deliver listings through managed activation/promotions in key accounts.

 

 

Main Responsibilities

 

  • To lead and develop relationships with buyers and key stakeholders to gain listings in key accounts.
  • To manage the existing business for the company in assigned accounts including: -
    • Developing and executing sales and marketing strategies; preparing and monitoring performance against budgets; reviewing and preparing weekly/monthly/quarterly reports; managing individual promotional budgets.
  • To seek and develop new business opportunities for the company.
  • To provide accurate and up-to-date forecasts for all brands and all SKU’s.
  • To agree on a 12-month rolling promotional plan which operates within the promotional parameters and align with National Account Manager on pricing strategy within the sector.
  • To work closely with channel marketing to develop and execute brand activations for key customers.
  • To monitor and evaluate the ongoing promotional activity and return on investment.
  • To identify and grow any new opportunities either through new distribution in the existing accounts or new accounts which fall within the remit of this role.
  • Work closely with the National Account Manager to contribute and develop the Sales strategy for the retail sector.
  • Liaise with Marketing Department on competitor information and contribute to the development of new products and SKU’s.
  • Manage and own your professional development in order to achieve your work objectives and your career and personal goals.

 

Scope of Role

  • The National Account Executive has a high degree of autonomy in the day-to-day operation of their region.  They will be required to make commercial decisions regarding sales price and promotional support packages offered to customers/potential customers in line with the overall retail strategy.
  • Communication will include negotiating with contacts and the position has accountability for maintenance of distribution channels and observance of sales management policies and activities. Decisions will impact the entire organisation.

 

Working Conditions

 

  • This role does require travel within the UK and the jobholder will be required to stay away from home on occasion.
  • Blended working between home and office.
  • You will be required to attend trade shows and other promotional activities on behalf of the Company as required.

 

Personal Profile

 

  • 5+ years of sales management experience, preferably within the Convenience / Retail Sector.
  • Bachelor's degree in business or related area.
  • 3+ years negotiating agreements and contracts.
  • A highly commercial individual with a track record of managing P&L’s, with a particular focus on driving sales and profit growth.
  • A resilient, can-do mindset will be required.
  • Outstanding communicator – written and verbal – able to work with individuals across levels, functions, brands, countries, and cultures.
  • Capable of providing direction, a strong influencer and can communicate the advantages and disadvantages of available options.