National Account Manager

Yorkshire and the Humber
£to attract the best
15 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
National Account Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

The Business

Unrivalled expertise, passion, and unyielding commitment to quality go in to every block of Ritter Sport chocolate. With a presence in over 100 countries (and counting), Ritter Sport has never compromised on its heritage and to this day is still owned by the family who continue to take an active role 100 years later. Since its roots in Germany the business has grown exponentially to be the multi £000m turnover group it is today with a significant proportion of sales coming from outside of its native Germany.

The group are now putting significant resource in to developing their presence in the UK. With a distinctive looking brand and a great tasting product, Ritter Sport are well placed to be a major player within a highly competitive confectionery category in the UK.

In essence, this gives Ritter Sport the feel and freedom of a UK Start-up but with an already proven brand, unrivalled group commitment, and an investment level many established UK Brands would envy. 

The Role

Working within a small hungry team reporting to the UK Head of Sales, your first step will be to pick up with the existing Grocery Multiple Portfolio and then work with the team to drive distribution and visibility in new accounts. You will be tasked with the delivery of defined commercial targets through the development of your network across buying, supply chain, store operations and trade marketing.

The Person

You will be a tenacious, driven, high calibre, high energy National Account Manager. You may have already been singled out as a rising star within your current business but crave the ownership and ability to make an impact only a business like Ritter Sport can offer.

Shrinking violets need not apply and only a resilient self-starter with the ability to get knocked back and keep going will thrive in this environment.

To join an ambitious business as it is ‘taking off’ is a career defining opportunity that most will never see! This will be challenging, exciting, fun and immensely rewarding with the potential to shape someone’s career forever.


The role will be homebased but the preference is for candidates to be in the office 2 to 3 days per week and based within 60 minutes’ drive of the office in Leeds City Centre. 

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