National Account Manager

Cranswick Convenience Foods, Barnsley

An opportunity has arisen for a National Account Manager to provide the effective, profitable and progressive commercial management for key retail accounts within convenience cooked meats business.  Day to day responsibility for the profitable growth of our key accounts as well as the development of new business for these accounts within Cranswick Convenience Foods.

This will involve working closely with all departments especially NPD and Marketing, whilst engaging multi-site teams.

Main duties include:

  • To provide day to day management of the retail account businesses, and maximise profitable sales growth
  • Monitor and update the costings on an ongoing basis and identify opportunities for increased profit
  • Deliver initiatives in line with key customer and Cranswick business strategy pillars through the teams
  • Drive the promotional plan for increased sales
  • Understand & interpret site financials versus budget and scrutinize P&L
  • Working with our forecasting and planning teams to ensure daily & future orders are correct
  • Manage and administer open book costing model for respective areas

Candidate requirements include:

  • Chilled and retail experience required
  • Good understanding of the sales, marketing and NPD process
  • Strong communication, interaction & negotiation skills
  • Attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • Proactive and flexible in working approach
  • PC literate in office suite
  • Good presentation skills

A full job description is available upon request

Salary to be discussed at interview stage

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying.

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to:

Julia Langford, HR Manager (

Please indicate salary expectations when applying

Closing date: Friday 21st June 2019