Junior Account Manager

Central London
£25000 - £28000 per annum
29 Nov 2016
27 Dec 2016
Chris Burns
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Account Manager - Food - Central London - circa £25,000 pa to £28,000 pa + Benefits

The Company

The business is a successful and growing ‘niche` food manufacturing company. They are experiencing substantial growth with one of their major multiple retail customers, and have created a new and exciting role for a Junior Account Manager to support the Account Manager and take on a varied portfolio of responsibilities.

The Role

This really is a diverse role which will involve supporting and providing cover for the senior Commercial team. There will be regular contact with a Major Multiple Retailer including the fielding of commercial queries and questions from various departments. The role will also include some responsibility for Logistics, Packaging, Pricing and acting as a link between the customer and all facets of the business.

The Junior Account Manager would interact with Product Development and Technical teams to ensure new and existing products are delivered successfully. This is very much a hands-on role and will appeal to someone who can work effectively as part of a small team. There will also be an opportunity to take an annual trip to the Far East to visit the businesses Overseas factory.  

Other duties of this position will include getting involved with commercial projects, dealing with contract packers, liaison with the Far East production team, visiting major multiple retailers to show off new concepts and finished products, building rapport and trust with retail customers and effectively managing issues relating to: products, pricing, contracts, or supply.

The Person

We are looking to hear from candidates with some level of experience in Food/FMCG Commercial Account Management. Experience of dealing with Major Multiple Retailers would be advantageous. This vacancy offers a great opportunity for someone to join a small but expanding business, where they will be involved with all aspects of Account Management and the Commercial operations as well as gaining exposure to all other facets of the business. Ref 2702

This role is based in Central London. The Salary is £25,000 pa to £28,000 pa depending on experience + Benefits.