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National Account Executive

Trafford Park


National Account Executive

  • Department Commercial
  • Business Soreen
  • Product Desserts & Cakes
  • Location Trafford Park, Manchester
  • Job RefSOR8475
  • Contract Full Time
  • Posted 28/10/2020
  • Expiry 11/11/2020
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This role is mainly office based with flexibility to work remotely 37.5 hours per week Mon - Fri

Samworth Brothers Group is a 4th generation family business that prides itself on looking after its people and producing high quality products. We are always looking for outstanding people, with great attitudes and an openness to learning to join our family. The size of our business enables us to support career development and progression that will help our people fulfill their potential.

This role is based at our Soreen site in Manchester. Take a highly successful bakery company, add a much loved, iconic brand and pour on lashings of passion! This is the recipe you’ll experience when working for Soreen bakery. As makers of a delicious range of fruit and malt loaves we require outstanding, passionate and committed quality professionals. Behind every great brand are its people! Be part of a brand with over 80 years heritage built on the dedication and commitment of our workforce and enjoyed by over 1.1m consumers every week!

The Role

You will be supporting and assisting the Sales Controller within a fast paced busy team to deliver the implementation of account specific business plans within a number of the Top 5 retail accounts. This will involve developing strong customer relationships, particularly with retailer supply chain teams and you will be providing administrative support. You will also have the opportunity to enhance current online sales and develop new online outlets.

The Right Person

You will need to be a real team player within this role and the small sales team in Soreen, showing enthusiasm and the desire to get involved and make a real difference. In addition we are looking for you to have:

  • Experience of working within FMCG and experience of working with contacts at customer head offices
  • An aptitude for attention to detail with a high level of numeracy and strong IT skills
  • Experience of working and communicating with internal and external customers in a positive and proactive way
  • You will ideally have a relevant degree
  • Experience of working within a branded food business would be a definite advantage.

We provide a terrific range of benefits including on site gym, parking and subsidised lunch, as well as an excellent retirement savings plan (pension), the opportunity to buy additional holidays and a discount scheme ‘Quality Life’ that provides savings at supermarkets, high street retailers and a host of leisure outlets