National Account Manager - Greater Manchester

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Job Type: Sales / Accounts Manager
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£40k - £45k + benefits
  • Date Posted: 01/12/2023
  • Expiry Date: 01/01/2024

National Account Manager


Job Title: National Account Manager

Location: Northwest / Greater Manchester

Salary: c£40k – £45k + benefits


If you have previous experience in a National Account Manager/Sales Manager role within food manufacturing, particularly looking after key retailers including Tesco / Sainsburys / Aldi / Lidl then this one is for you!


The Candidate:

  • Selling and negotiation using a structured process
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills and understanding of customer dynamics.
  • Engaging and persuasive presenter with the ability to build an immediate rapport.
  • A proven ability to undertake a wide range of activities to drive sales growth.


Your next mission.

  • Develop account business plan strategies in accordance with overall sales and company.
  • Work with customers and their teams to continually identify new opportunities within their business or their customer base to grow sales and profit of products.
  • Ensure existing business is retained by understanding customer needs and fulfilling these by aligning and coordinating all internal colleagues.
  • Agree regular demand forecasts by product line with major customers and liaise with Customer Services / Forecasting to ensure these are processed in line with required delivery date.
  • To continuously identify, prospect and win new business within the allocated customer base and within prospects accounts.
  • Build long term relationships with customers to help them sell more of our products.


The Company:

  • My client is a market leading manufacturer that has seen impressive growth in its sector over the last few years.
  • An opportunity now exists for a National Account Manager to further develop and grow their portfolio.


To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref HM15333 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463.