Graduate National Account Manager

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£26,000 to £30,000 + bonus + expenses with salary review
Braintree, Great Notley (Eastern)
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Job type:
Graduate job


Working in a team of 11 people the job is to encompass the handling and management of over 50 accounts. Dealing with customers on a daily basis the successful candidate will be expected to handle sales enquiries and provide pricing plus market advice where appropriate.

Working alongside the existing team training will be given and support is constant. You will be expected to visit customers where necessary and will be taken to see our third party warehouses, building on the day to day relationships you’ll have with them.

Some overseas travel may be needed as the role progresses. Reward scheme for adding new customer over time.

Job Description

  • Liaising with colleagues, customers & suppliers to ensure customer orders are met as required
  • Handling customer enquiries for pricing in timely fashion
  • Managing small to medium accounts totalling a spend over £1 million per annum
  • Working alongside buyers & senior management to provide customers with best market information on various commodities
  • Initiative to identify potential new customers & confidence/capabilities to convert from potential to existing
  • Updating company website & sending mailshots to customers where information might be relevant
  • Assisting operations with processing of orders if required
  • Some social media, market reporting and general marketing work
  • Business development and adding new customers as time progresses.

Preferred Skillset

  • Attention to detail is absolute key to this role
  • Confidence in dealing with colleagues, customers & suppliers
  • Ability to create long lasting relationships both externally & internally
  • Competent with Microsoft office & ability to learn new systems
  • An attitude to muck in during busy times

What We’re Looking For

We want to hire the future of our business.


Chelmer Foods Limited

Chelmer Foods Limited was established in 1992 and sources Dried Fruit, Nuts, Seeds and Pulses from over 20 countries and supplies to cereal manufacturers, bakeries, snack food packers/processors, food service suppliers, retailers and related industries.

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