National Account Executive (Fixed Term Contract) - Kent

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Kent
  • Job Type: Sales / Accounts Manager
  • Contract Type: Contract
  • Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
  • Date Posted: 09/07/2024
  • Expiry Date: 08/08/2024

National Account Executive (Fixed Term Contract)

Contract Duration: Until January 2026
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Location: Kent (with hybrid working options)
Working Hours: Monday to Friday



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a National Account Executive to join our client’s dynamic team on a fixed-term contract until January 2026. This role offers the chance to work with a leading company in the food and FMCG sector, playing a pivotal role in managing and growing key national accounts.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with key retail partners, with a particular focus on M&S.
  • Drive sales growth and achieve revenue targets by managing existing accounts and identifying new business opportunities.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure the highest level of service delivery to retail partners.
  • Analyze sales data and market trends to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Prepare and present regular reports on account performance and market insights.
  • Assist in the development and execution of promotional plans to drive product visibility and sales.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a similar position within the food/FMCG sector.
  • Proven track record of managing national accounts, with experience dealing directly with retailers. Experience with M&S is highly desirable.
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to analyze data and market trends to make informed decisions.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.



  • Competitive salary up to £43,000 per annum.
  • Hybrid working options, allowing for flexibility between office and home.
  • Opportunity to work with a leading company in the food and FMCG industry.