National Account Manager - DIY Retail

On Point Selection -
35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual
08 Oct 2019
05 Nov 2019
Job Type
Contract Type

THE CLIENT: Our client is a global manufacturer of building consumables including Sealants and Adhesives used in the construction and DIY sector.

THE ROLE: Retail Key Account Manager

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading manufacturer of Sealants and Adhesives for a wide range of product sectors across the building industry.

The focus of the role will be to manage the key DIY Retail and Merchant accounts.

  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with both new and existing Key Retail customers.
  • Account management and maximising revenue from Key Retail accounts.
  • Winning and developing new business.
  • Develop and implement short, mid and long term sales strategy.
  • To meet and exceed agreed sales targets for allocated business.
  • Keep the business informed of up-to-date account, channel and competitor developments.

THE LOCATION: National role - ideally located central or within 1 hour of the Midlands.


Our client is looking for the following skillsets and attributes:

  • A customer focused professional able to develop strong business relationships, well organised, goal driven with good presentation and listening skills.
  • Experience working in a Merchant/Retail sales environment.
  • Ideally Key Retail account management experience selling to national merchants, major multiples and wholesalers, including handling of tenders, e-auctions, range reviews.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • IT proficient: Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point, QlikView, CRM, SAP, etc.
  • Strong numerical ability.
  • A proven track record of working autonomously whilst making a strong contribution to a team.

THE REWARDS: Negotiable based upon experience, Bonus, Pension after probation of 2%. Company car. Laptop , Fuel card, Hotel card, Home office assistance. Holiday package