National Account Executive

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Date: 05-Aug-2022

Location: Slough, GB

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


National Account Executive

Field Based - UK Wide
Circa £40k plus benefits


National Account Executive – Introduction 
If you have sales experience and good IT skills, this is an incredible opportunity to develop your sales career a business that is a world expert in making coatings. Operating in over 150 countries, AkzoNobel is home to well-known brands, such as the UK’s favourite Dulux paint, and has been awarded Top Employer status in the UK & Europe. We are now recruiting a National Account Executive to build successful partnerships with clients and implement customer sales plans across their account portfolio.


National Account Executive – The Role
•    Ensure profitable & sustainable value & margin
•    Build & influence internal/external relationships
•    Manage forecasting & development of trading strategy in order to deliver budgeted revenue
•    Help resolve client queries, manage customer debt & implement promotions
•    Evaluate campaign performance & use available data to drive insights to improve business performance and profitability.


National Account Executive – About You
•    Driving License
•    Some sales experience
•    Strong customer facing skills
•    Good at prioritising
•    Excellent communication, influencing & interpersonal skills
•    Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key
•    Keen to develop a career in National Accounts management  


National Account Executive – What Is In It For You 
We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:
•    Competitive Salary (depending on experience)
•    25 days holiday excluding bank holidays
•    Income protection
•    Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores
•    Employee Assistance Programme
•    Employee Life Assurance
•    Company pension
•    product discounts 
•    Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including childcare vouchers, Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more!


National Account Executive – How to Apply 
Apply online via the link below and we will get back to you. 

We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.  

We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.





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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 24894