National Account Executive – New Business

National Account Executive – New Business

An exciting role in an entrepreneurial area of the industry within a business that offers opportunities for significant career development.

This National role, reporting to the Head of New Business, allows the successful candidate to join and create a career. Working across hotels, restaurants, festivals and events as well as exploring other ways in which the on trade is evolving. 

Nurturing existing relationships, creating new ones and delivering joy to consumers, adding value to our customers and growing the Diageo brands at the same time. 

Supporting the Head of New Business and the National Account Managers, your role will be to help activate in their customers whilst also managing your own portfolio of accounts. 

Using category insight and understanding the customers, your role will be to grow our brands in a number of ways:
  • Our core brands gaining distribution and status
  • Unlocking value for customers and enhancing consumer experience through our Reserve Brands portfolio
  • Creating new value for the sector through innovation in brands, categories & serve solutions
As in individual you will be a commercially minded, customer focused individual with a real energy to learn and develop. A sales background is essential and drinks experience is advantageous but not essential.  

You will act as the link between our Category Development team and the customers, plan training events and showcases, and always know what is happening in the trade. 

Working in a team that is constantly evolving means someone who wants all the solutions handed to them will struggle but someone who works creatively and thinks outside the box will be given the internal support to flourish. 

Other requirements
  • Full driving license
  • South East England location is advantageous due to customer locations
National Account Executive – New Business