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National Account Executive - Batley
Yorkshire and the Humber - Batley, West Yorkshire WF17 5JE

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National Account Executive
Location: Fox’s Biscuits, Yorkshire
Salary: Competitive + Career Progression
Whether you’re a “Nibbler, Dunker or a Full Packet Muncher” – We’re all about being the best biscuit bakery in Britain!
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a recent graduate to start their career as a National Account Executive, where they will join our National Accounts Team at one of the UK’s most loved brands, Fox’s Biscuits; makers of the Party Ring, Chunkie Cookies, Chocolatey, Fabulously and many more.
This is an exciting time to join Fox’s Biscuits as we are growing and we’ve also recently joined the global confectionery business – Ferrero!
The role is a based at the Batley Bakery which is the centre for the Commercial teams and other internal functions. You will give administrative support, reporting and data analysis for the National Account Managers covering both internal and external initiatives. You will be very comfortable with figures, be experienced with Excel and comfortable with IT is essential as you will need to manage and use SAP and other internal systems on a day to day basis. You will also manage ad hoc projects in the development and implementation of account strategies.
This is a great career building opportunity for a candidate with good administration and analytical skills, has good time management and organisational skills, can work under pressure and to tight deadlines, with excellent IT skills. As a recent Graduate you will be enthusiastic, driven and you’re looking to develop a career as a National Account Manager position.
This is where you come in…
As the National Account Executive you will support the National Account Managers in achieving Sales and Profit growth through cross functional working and management of Key Projects aligned to the customer. You will liaise with all aspects of the business and initially learn the basics of several customer systems, the unique ways each retailer works to give you a solid foundation and well-rounded view of the FMCG commercial environment.
You will be working cross functionally with other departments (NPD, Marketing, Category, Demand Planning) ensuring timelines are in place to meet deadlines e.g. for product launches & exits, customer presentations, managing packaging write off & promo submissions. Along with updating the sales trackers, post promotional evaluations, creating trend charts/graphs and making recommendations to help future sales performance. You will also support NAMs with any retailer specific reporting such as JBPs/Scorecards and retailer presentations.
As the National Account Executive you will lliaise with category and marketing and creating a matrix of pricing for Fox’s products and competitive set. You will undertake weekly store visits; surveys & audits and establish relationships with key store contacts at flagship stores. You will monitor promotional compliance and competitor activity. Provide store insight, photos and best practice for the Commercial team
This role will give your career the chance to operate cross functionally to gain a breadth of exposure to all functions. This is a real opportunity for development and a move to NAM role.
This is an opportunity like no other and we’re looking to forward to seeing what you can really do…
About you
Good interpersonal skills
Ability & Confidence of interaction with Senior Management
Developed analytical and numerical skills
Advanced Excel & PowerPoint Skills
Organisational skills
Presentation skills
Ability to work under pressure; prioritise demands, managing internal & customer expectations
Strong team player
Self-starter, motivated and disciplined
Ability to build cross functional relationships and develop appropriate networks
These roles don’t come around often, so don’t delay, we want to see your CV today………..

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