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National Account Manager – Southampton – up to £52K + Benefits

National Account Manager – Southampton – up to £52K + Benefits

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Bond Williams
Professional Recruitment

National Account Manager – Southampton – up to £52K + Benefits

Our client based in Southampton are recruiting for a National Account Manager to join their UK & Ireland sales team to develop and manage the brand within the luxury fashion and retail sector.

The main aspect of the role is to ensure all departments are engaged, supported and motivated to maximise sales and profit potential in existing and new markets.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement sales strategies using category intelligence to drive the UK business
  • Develop strategy to utilise individual customer co-operative marketing budgets.
  • Help manage personal business portfolio
  • Communicate sales strategy and promotional requirements to product management and retail & brand marketing.
  • Accurate forecasting of financial performance by account
  • Delivery against specified sales and profit targets
  • Create, negotiate and implement collaborative and profitable joint business plans where required
  • Primary relationship owner with appropriate contact
  • Develop and implement customer promotional plans
  • Negotiate trading terms
  • Develop and deploy training and merchandising plans
  • Regularly reporting on performance to senior team and wider business when necessary.
  • Continually using competitor, commercial and category knowledge
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key senior contacts within current and potential channels.
  • Visit Retail & Trade accounts on a regular basis to ensure they are fully trained on products
  • Support wider team with key negotiations on current and new business.
  • Research and recommend opportunities for new products, marketing campaigns and other business opportunities to sales team.
  • Work with internal departments to drive best practice and deliver on the key objectives.
  • Attend appropriate trade and retail events
  • Attend Internal and external training sessions and develop relevant knowledge base
  • Any other duties as required by UK Sales Director or Head of Watch Sales

Key Skills:

  • Sales & Marketing experience within the watch industry.
  • A strong team player and used to working in a dynamic and fast-growing environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills


  • Full driving license
  • Ability to travel on business domestically and internationally

The working hours for this role are Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm.

For more information on this role, please send your CV to [email protected] or alternatively you can apply online.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

Job Overview
Office & Commercial
Offered Salary
£45000 - £52000 per annum + + Benefits
Job Location
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