Graduate Retail Account Manager – £33K + bonuses + car + benefits

Please note that this is a 6 month fixed term contract
The Company
An amazing opportunity for a global firm who really look after their staff. They have a platinum level investors in people accreditation and have been recognised as a top employer in the UK for the 10th consecutive year.
They operate in over 130 countries, employ over 45,000 staff globally and are well known in their industry for fantastic treatment of employees.
The Role
A purely field-based sales role in and around York and surrounding areas. You will be responsible for:

Meeting a number of existing business customers in your “ground” on a daily basis
Driving the growth of sales volume, share of market (SOM) and profitably within your designated ground
Working in the independent, symbol, key multiple grocers, wholesale, gas and convenience channels, selling the benefits of products by utilising adaptive sales methods
Launching new brands and educating point of sale staff and retailers with a view to overcoming out of stock situations
Ensuring where appropriate, that point of sale staff are educated, trained and fully aware of all products and price points and the importance of maintaining the correct range and availability of products
Driving category sales and brand performance by taking an inquisitive approach to solve issues at store level and cascade action plans to rectify issues

1:1 training includes negotiation, objection handling, information gathering, distribution, effective merchandising and much more. There are endless career progression opportunities within the UK and internationally.
Package:

Salary of £33K
Company car and fuel card
Annual company bonus of up to 10% of salary
Sales bonus scheme of up to £4,500 per year
£1,700 of annual allowances including daily food budget
Amazing flexible benefits package with choice of beer and wine subscriptions, travel insurance, health screening, gym memberships and more

Must Haves

A driving licence that is at least two years old and has a maximum of three points
Desire to succeed
Proficient in MS word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent time management skills
Ability to work under pressure and to daily targets
Great at building relationships
Happy to travel and stay away overnight occasionally