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NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER – COFFEE- ALPRO

NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER – COFFEE- ALPRO

NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER — COFFEE – ALPRO

Flexible location

Competitive salary + bonus + car or allowance + excellent benefits package

About the job 

Want to work for the No.1 Out-of-Home plant-based brand, or maybe the fastest rising brand ever in the Grocer top 100? That’s Alpro… Join us and help turbo-charge our plant-based leadership to the next level, in a role where you’ll be responsible for the Foodservice sector in one of our largest global markets. The OOH market is truly different, exciting and fast-paced here.

You’ll be part of the Alpro OOH Team, focused on both regional and national coffee accounts being both very hands-on and strategic, ensuring we reach the right consumers through our OOH Route To Market and Key Foodservice Operators. As part of a dedicated, passionate team, you will be managing best in class customer relationships, developing profitable business plans and opening new doors, creating new opportunities for both Alpro and our customers. Often you will be leading your customers into new categories and giving them new insights.

With a growth mindset and a confident, collaborative and pioneering attitude, you’ll create strong business relationships with clear KPIs. You will help implement excellent activation for the UK and Ireland market, working closely with the dedicated OOH cross-functional team, whilst integrating seamlessly with the wider divisional team. You’ll manage existing customer plans, timely NPD launches, effective promotional plans and of course the P&L.

About you

Have a passion for food and drink? Always on the lookout for the next exciting thing on the menu or coffee shop wall? Not phased by the countless opportunities? Then apply! Graduate calibre is a must, with experience of account management in a major FMCG branded business, including regional or national account customers. Your customer relationship skills will be second to none and you will demonstrate passion, clarity of thinking and professionalism in all aspects of communication and presentation. In addition you will have a hands-on / can-do attitude with a curiosity to work for new business opportunities.

About us

 Alpro, the European plant-based pioneer of Danone, brings health through food to as many people as possible by producing healthy, tasty plant-based food and drink in a way that respects the planet. One Planet. One Health.
Our delicious plant-based products are made from soya, almonds, hazelnuts, cashew, rice, oats or coconut.
We want to invite people to join the movement for a healthier world and thanks to our efforts to combine social and environmental goals with financial success, Alpro is B Corp certified.

Join our vibrant team and feel the Alpro vibe of positivism and openness, collaboration and passion for quality.

We offer

This is a new position in a highly visible team within Alpro; you will interact with stakeholders in local Sales, Category, Marketing and Commercial Operations functions. Based on your location, the role could involve some overnight travel to our Head Office in Birmingham and to customer meetings. It attracts a competitive salary package including car/car allowance and bonus.

By joining us you will become part of one of the leading and most innovative food companies in the world.

We believe that everyone has talent, something which comes natural to you. Your uniqueness is something which brings both excellence as well as energises you.

What’s next

 So, are you ready to work in a super-fun, fast-paced and supportive team environment where we’ll champion your development and, of course, provide as much plant-based goodness as you need! What are you waiting for?

Apply to our retained recruitment partner mark@smithcarey.co.uk quoting reference number MS/2140 together with your current CV and details of your benefits package. Alternatively, please call Mark on 07747 847214.

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Closing date for applications: 8th July 2020.