National Account Executive

Location:  Bolton
Function:  Commercial
Job Reference:  5080
Employment Type:  Permanent / Full Time
Closing Date:  8/3/24
Date:  2 Feb 2024

Title: National Account Executive          
Function: Commercial  
Location: Bolton Head Office    
Salary: Competitive + Company Car


Are you a National Account Executive looking for a new challenge within an exciting new role?

The Recipe


As the UK's number 1 bakery brand with a solid existing customer base, you'll provide a key focus on new business development and growth, there is no better time to join our National Accounts team. You'll be responsible for developing new and building on existing relationships with customers creating bold and exciting growth plans as well as provide analytical information and presentation support to allow the Senior Customer Business Manager to build a compelling story to influence the Customers.

Key Accountabilities and Measures


You'll focus on driving growth within some of our current accounts and support with the development and execution of the businesses retail strategies to build effective relationships with the customer. As well as this you'll provide information and make appropriate decisions and provide information and analysis to the Customer Business Managers to support the development of presentations and negotiations.


Implement all key supply initiatives at Regional and Store level. Includes the coordination of new Food Service and Export customer enquiries, as well as collating information from the customer, and provide timely information for input in to the customer forecast for the Customer Business Manager. You'll work alongside the Customer Business Managers, to support the execution and volume associated with the JBPs at a regional level. In conjunction with the Shopper Marketing team, coordinate with the Customers field sales force (where in existence) to optimise the activation of Warburtons tactics.

Essential Ingredients


  • Sales experience, ideally gained within FMCG but not a must have.
  • Commercial skills: good understanding of the retailer and their strategy; experience of implementing joint business plans with retailer.
  • Analytical- Proven ability to interpret and evaluate complex data
  • Excellent communication skills: Excellent relationship builder- establishing credibility with both internal and customer contacts.
  • Excellent organisational skills: managing own and others time effectively.
  • Excellent IT skills- knowledgeable on spread sheets and PowerPoint.
  • Systems: Familiarity and quick to learn retailer systems ie. Retail link.

Extra Dough


You will want to know what your bread is worth:

  • Competitive Salary
  • A slice of the annual profits (discretionary profit share)
  • Family time is important to us, and we know it will be to you, so you’ll have 5 weeks holiday and bank holidays with the opportunity to buy an additional 5 days each year
  • Award winning pension scheme 
  • Products you will love along with deals and discounts for you and the family through our Extra Dough website
  • Support for your health and wellbeing, access to free physiotherapy, 24/7 access to a confidential helpline for practical advice and a comprehensive occupational health service 

We respect and value difference. We look to create an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Companies that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, or any other aspect which makes them unique, are proven to be better companies. More importantly, creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work, is the right thing to do.