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Account Manager - Health & Beauty / FMCG

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    Preston, Lancashire

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    Account Management

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    £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance

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    Daniel Diggle

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    5 months ago

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    Daniel Diggle

Account Manager - Health & Beauty / FMCG

This is a chance to join a well-known multi-site contract manufacturer of health and beauty products. This will be working with a selection of existing UK and European based brand owners and taking the commercial lead on NPD projects across cosmetics and health supplements.

The Role:

  • To grow revenue within existing business accounts and become the number 1 supplier.
  • Be the customer face of the business, managing all levels of business activity.
  • Accountable for a designated range of new/existing customers within the business portfolio.
  • Identify opportunities and creating strategic business plans to deliver on objectives
  • Lead and manage annual cost reviews of customer base and overall commercial analysis, in line with business directives
  • Negotiation and quotation submission to customers
  • Creating new product ideas and concepts with the internal & external teams
  • Presenting and influencing customers using a variety of sales skills to ensure business growth
  • Understanding of allocated customer markets and strategies within the accounts
  • Research consumer markets, monitoring trends and identifying potential areas for growth through product evaluation, gap analysis and other marketing tools.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge and understanding of the principles of Negotiation, Relationships for Influence, Customer Focus, Communication, Teamwork, Flexibility, Brand Management and Product Evaluation. An aptitude for: Strategic Working, Innovative Thinking and Analytical Thinking.

  • Experience in a marketing, sales, project management or product development role within a manufacturing or FMCG environment, ideally beauty or Nutrition/pharmaceutical
  • Experience in product development and have a creative flair and instinctive feeling about future product opportunities and concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal confidently with a wide range of people from different departments and levels of the business and within customer accounts

For more info get in touch with Dan Diggle at Core Talent