National Account Manager

Location Helston
Discipline: Management & Executive
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £40,000 per annum + bonus and a company car allowance
Contact name: Danielle Hubbard
Contact email:
Job ref: DH 40509
Published: 6 days ago

​An exciting new position has become available within an award winning food business near Helston!

My client, a reputable and expanding local business, is seeking a National Account Manager to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for food alongside wholesale experience managing clients and their buyers. As a National Account Manager, you will be responsible solely for building and delivering channel strategy, taking ownership and developing larger wholesalers.

What you'll be doing:

  • Delivering route to market strategies, maximising opportunities and accomplishing brand building exercises.

  • Target and achieve new customers within the wholesales sector, whilst maintaining pre-existing key relationships.

  • Maximise distribution points and securing volume growth and profitability.

  • Monthly commercial reporting and tracking achieved vs budget.

  • National customer visits.

Skills required:

  • Proven and current commercial experience managing wholesale accounts and buyers.

  • Proven commercial acumen and strong negotiation skills.

  • Ability to build relationships and maximise selling opportunities.

  • 3 + years experience in the wholesale channel.

The benefits:

  • £40,000 per annum depending on experience

  • Company car allowance

  • Performance bonus

  • Staff events and incentives

  • Brand discounts

Is this role sounding like the perfect one for you? Don't hesitate, apply now!


Smith and Reed Recruitment embraces diversity, equality and inclusion and aim to promote the benefits of diversity in all our business activities. Smith and Reed will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual’s “protected characteristic” under the Equality Act 2010 (the Act) which are age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability, or sexual orientation. All candidates will be assessed solely on their ability to carry out the job in question based on skills, experience, and qualifications.