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Wholesale & Convenience Account Executive

Wholesale & Convenience Account Executive

Grenade is an international active nutrition/lifestyle brand, which has grown rapidly since its launch in 2010. Driven by its strong brand, distinctive products, and highly innovative approach, Grenade has made an explosive impact in the sports and active nutrition segments.

As a market leader, Grenade sells a range of nutritional products, both B2B and B2C, including its signature Grenade Bars and Drinks. Grenade has been included in the Sunday Times Fast Track Top 100 for the past three years running.

As part of our dynamic UK Sales Team, working within our Wholesale & Convenience channel this role is a huge opportunity for an up-and-coming Account Executive.  Surrounded by a likeminded talented group of individuals, the raw talent of the successful candidate will
be developed into becoming a high performing sales professional.


Joining Grenade’s high-performing team, during this exciting period of growth and brand expansion, promises to offer a unique and motivating working environment, with highly rewarding opportunities for personal and professional development.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Working alongside the existing team to ensure customer data is correct and up to date
  • Management of several smaller indirect customers within the Wholesale & Convenience portfolio. Working alongside the relevant NAM/AM to ensure alignment between the RTM and your customer
  • Agreeing promotions and signing off invoices for your relevant accounts
  • Agreeing and negotiating JBPs for your relevant accounts
  • Communicating monthly forecasts for your customers to the relevant NAM/AM for them to incorporate into their submissions
  • Maintaining regular contact with customers, to help drive relationships forward
  • Work effectively with internal teams to ensure efficiency for Grenade and customers
  • Actively learn about and be aware of the company and its activities in order to better understand and deal with the customers’ requirements
  • Participating in customer review meetings and presenting on customer specific activity and utilisation with the wider Wholesale & Convenience team

 Person Specification

 

  • An organised, systematic approach to prioritise and keep on top of daily tasks with a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to build strong relationships with customers
  • Ability to work both independently and under instruction
  • Excellent numeric, written, and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, organised and flexible
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in person; via email; via telephone
  • Good influencing skills
  • Professional, smart & Organised
  • Computer literate (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and CRM applications)
  • Contribute within the office environment when necessary
  • Ability to effectively work alongside marketing, accounts, and production teams
  • Previous Convenience or Grocery sales experience is preferred but not essential

The Package

 

  • Competitive Salary
  • 33 days holiday inc. annual leave
  • Additional days leave for your birthday
  • Flexible Working
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Huge Staff Discount on products
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Study Support Programme
  • Active career progression
  • State of the art L&D platform
  • Free on-site parking