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National Account Manager / Business Development Manager

St Columb Major

Job Title: National Account Manager

Location: Home Based in Cornwall

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Based in Cornwall, this is a global toy company that exists to make children happy. The team has innovation in their DNA and are famous for the design, development and manufacture of award winning toys that continue to disrupt the market! They dominate in categories including collectables, craft, dolls, games and youth electronics and is consistently recognised as the most creative company in the industry.

The family run business disrupted the toy industry with the global phenomenon pintsized characters, reinvigorated the way children play. The success of the company extends to the development of content, entertainment and global licensing deals. They have over 400 staff and distributes to over 100 countries.

The company’s people are its greatest asset – they strive to create a culture where employees not only feel valued and empowered, but continue to enhance and grow their careers. The team is insightful, experienced and creative, with a playful sense of adventure that makes them a unique company to work for.

At the company people live, breathe and love what they do.

The Role:

They are looking for a passionate National Account Manager to join their UK Sales team. The successful candidate will look after a mixed portfolio of retail accounts including grocery, high street and value channels. The ideal candidate will have a passion and drive for sales, with a keen interest in toys and children’s home products. This role offers a fantastic opportunity to develop a career as part of an innovative and dynamic global toy business.

This is a UK home-based role, with monthly meetings at the Head Office in Cornwall.

Key Requirements:

  • Dynamic approach to account management
  • Enthusiastic, ‘make it happen’ attitude
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to work cross-channel
  • Sound business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit
  • 3 + years’ experience in managing national accounts, ideally from the toy industry or FMCG background
  • Candidates with a retail buying background will also be welcomed

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of: Business Development Manager, Brand Manager, Nationwide Sales, Sales Executive, Regional Sales Manager, Senior Sales, Area Sales Manager, Direct Sales, Key Sales, Key Account Manager, Head of Business Development, Field Sales, Senior New Client Sales, B2B may also be considered for this role