National Account Executive - Sainsburys

Sales Maidenhead Full-time United Kingdom

Job Description

The Sainsburys National Account Executive is an integral and varied role within the Sainsburys team responsible for tracking, reporting and analysing large amounts of data, internal management of promotions, managing in-store and online execution and internal and external systems administration.   This role works with a number of stakeholders, including the Sainsburys team both internally at JDE and externally with the customer, SIP our media and data partner for Sainsburys, our field sales team and the JDE accounts team.  

This role requires someone who is organised, confident and accurate with data and can multitask.  

This role is flexible working with 3 days a week in Maidenhead 

  Key Responsibilities; 

  • Owns promotional tracking, analysis and evaluation of both JDE and Sainsburys  ranges making recommendations to wider team to maximise performance for JDE. 

  • Owns delivery of EPOS, Stock holding and margin tracking report 

  • Supports NAM in maintaining an accurate customer forecast whilst being responsible for rolling weekly volume and our entries into the volume forecasting system, Xtel 

  • Co-leads with shopper marketing, the external relationship with Logobrand (Field Sales) relationship delivering monthly briefings and communicating results 

  • Supports ecommerce NAM to deliver excellent online execution and additional opportunities on through planning and booking online media with SIP 

  • Responsible for accurate and timely management of financial administration, processing invoices, price queries, deductions and audit claims 

  • Management of Sainsburys’s Product Induct and My Product Costs systems  


If you have the courage and confidence to venture into new cultures & territories, and you're brimming with an entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. We roll up our sleeves, pitch in, and get our hands dirty to break new ground. Committed to playing at our best, we think bigger and move faster, always rising to the challenge that matters most and celebrating the wins that count. 

For this role as a Sainsburys National Account Executive, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience: 

  • Minimum one year as a National Account Executive on any retailer 

  • Ability to work well within team environment and with multiple stakeholders 

  • A structured and analytical mindset 

  • Numerate with good excel skills 

  • Organised, with strong prioritisation and ability to multi-task 

Additional Information


For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of creating coffee to make amazing moments happen, to become the most chosen coffee in the UK.  Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona.  

JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands. 

What’s it like to work at JDE? 

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.