National Account Manager – Booker / Costco
Leeds Head Office – Remote Working
Competitive package including enhanced benefit, bonus and car allowance
The Advocate Group are excited to be partnered with Cider of Sweden Ltd which is the UK Marketing, Sales and Distribution Company for Kopparberg Cider. Established in the UK in 2006, Cider of Sweden pioneered the development of the pear and fruit cider categories in the UK and is now the UK’s largest fruit cider brand in both the On and Off Trade. From this success, Cider of Sweden have expanded the Kopparberg brand into other categories with successful additions to the range in Spirits, RTS and Draught.
Within the UK, this business has a turnover of over £150 million and they are recruiting for a National Account Manager for one of their busiest channels. This role will require you to manage and strategically develop Kopparberg UK’s National Wholesale Cash & Carry and Convenience business within the Booker Group and CostCo.
The business are true partners to their customers and build strong relationships through consistent, open communication with key stakeholders and buying teams in addition to colleagues across other business units.
Key objectives for this role are to promote and increase brand awareness for Kopparberg and achieve set brand objectives. In addition, exceed set sales targets including annual profit and volume budget whilst maintaining the brand’s positive reputation in the market.
- FMCG National Account Management experience
- Solid understanding of the Convenience / Cash and Carry channel and relevant customers
- Conflict management and negotiation skills
- Previous involvement with category management
- Experience handling and analysing high levels of data
As an individual, honesty and integrity need to be at the forefront of all you do and you will be excellent at fostering relationships. If you’re looking to be a part of a business with an exceptional reputation, dominant market share in their category and plentiful promotion opportunities, please apply today.