About the Job
Wanting to become a world-class Account Manager?
If the answer is yes, then we have a great opportunity for you to join Burton’s Biscuits at our head office in St Albans, this would be a great role for an existing National Account Manager, or a National Account Executive, looking for a step up. In this role you will take the lead across key accounts, selling our amazing portfolio of own label & branded biscuits and working directly with the buying team.
Either way, you will get to manage your own numbers & P&L, develop your knowledge across Planning, Forecasting, NPD, Own Label, Brands and Category & Insights.
You’ll not only get to work in a great category, because who doesn’t love a biscuit right… It’s a category that is still in growth and worth an incredible £1.3billion in the UK market alone. You’ll get to work with some industry experts, plus we’ve a great Sales Development Framework to ensure we can you help you maximise your full potential.
So, Why Burton’s Biscuits?
Burton’s Biscuits are owned by a Private Equity Owned business Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP or Teachers for short) and form part of their $191.1 B Net Assets portfolio. Working in partnership with Teachers, has allowed Burton’s Biscuits to become a successful, forward thinking and progressive company.
We are the home of some of the UK’s most iconic biscuit brands, including Maryland Cookies, Jammie Dodgers and Wagon Wheels. Along with having amazing brands, we have secured long term agreements to allow us to manufacture sweet & savoury snacks under brands from Mars Confectionery, Cathedral City & Marmite.
We are a strategic supplier to the UK’s major retailers, in both brand and own label, with our growth being driven across multiple routes to market including convenience, impulse and foodservice and we have also been the co-manufacturer of choice for leading global branded manufacturers for over 30 years.
Here at Burton’s Biscuit we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change. As such we have a number of capital investment projects & improvements planned for our bakeries.
To help us on this amazing journey, we are proud to announce that in 2019 we completed the acquisition of a premium sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer Thomas Fudge’s, also in 2019 we acquired Scottish bakers Paterson Arran. This will increase our baking capabilities across a number of new sweet and savoury categories
Location: Based from our Head Office in St Albans, Hertfordshire. We are only a 5 minute walks from St Albans City Station, so have fantastic transport links.
Salary: We offer a competitive package, including a company pension, 25 days holiday (plus the option to buy an extra 5 days a year), company performance bonus, private healthcare for yourself. Plus a fantastic office environment, free parking, great people, free yoga and boot camp classes from St Albans and lots of Biscuits.