National Account Manager (North)

National Account Manager (North)

Job Description

Are you looking to oversea the relationships of a fast growing company with it’s most important clients?

At Northwood Hygiene Products we are looking for an experienced National Accounts Manager to obtain and maintain our long term key customers, covering the North of the country.

As the National Accounts Manager you will be typically working Monday – Friday 08:00 – 17:00 working from home, with visits to our Telford and Birmingham sites.

If contributing to sustaining and growing our business to achieve long-term success interests you then apply today!

About the Role

As our National Account Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Setting goals and developing plans for growth
  • Researching, planning and implementing new target market initiatives
  • Pursuing leads and moving through the sales cycle
  • Development of the branded portfolio
  • Implementing Product Sales Training Programs at local and national distributors
  • Responding to complaints promptly ensuring the highest level of customer service is always maintained
  • Attend regular meetings with all accounts
  • Work closely with the National Account Controller to develop the national account strategy by account within the Trade, DIY, Cash & Carry sector


  • Company pension
  • Life assurance
  • Free company products
  • Free on-site parking
  • Retail, holidays, cinema, and gyms discounts
  • Wellness programmes, including Employee Assistance Program and OnDemand GP service
  • Free early access to pay scheme

Essential Skills

Ideally, I would be looking for someone with the following…

  • Proven experience working within Independent Cash & Carry, Wholesalers & Trade suppliers (DIY, Builders Merchants, Screwfix, Agricultural etc)
  • Experienced National Account Manager or Senior Sales looking to take next step into NAM role
  • Located within the M62 corridor (ideally, but not essential, however must be centrally located to cover North of Midlands)
  • Competent using MS word, excel, PP etc
  • Strong relationship builder/Account Developer
  • Must be both a HUNTER & FARMER (pro-active & ability to open doors)
  • Proven record in New Business wins & Account Management

About Company

Northwood is a family-owned group of associated companies that provide the manufacturing, supply and transportation of paper hygiene and wiping products for both the away-from-home and consumer market.

Our mission is to be the market-leading partner of choice in the away from home tissue industry. One of only a small handful of companies in the UK market that is fully vertically integrated; Northwood is involved at each point in the supply chain, from raw material supply, tissue and towel manufacturing, end-user product converting, storage and transportation.

Our remit is huge, with a portfolio of products covering two key systems brands, professional wiping, commodity, consumer paper and private label. We sell into a distribution network spanning the UK, Ireland and Europe, which in turn service markets such as healthcare, hospitality, hotels, engineering, janitorial, catering and education.

We are a highly successful, award-winning and ambitious business that has grown from a humble paper sales business to a market leader employing over 800 colleagues, across 11 sites in the UK and Spain.

We differentiate ourselves by excelling in product quality alongside market-leading service and sales support.


At Northwood, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone is welcomed and respected. We strive to promote a workplace that celebrates diversity and encourages individuals to express their opinions and beliefs. We are dedicated to providing equal opportunities for all.


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