Account Executive

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Personnel Selection
Location
Bognor Regis
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
15 Mar 2017
Closes
14 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My well established and expanidign comapny are looking for a commercial account executive to join their very busy team. The role is extremely varied and you will provide support to the Commercial Manager by building collaborative relationships with the customer and assist with managing the account internally and externally. You will help drive and optimize the business collaboration, within the agreed strategic guidelines created via the implementation of the agreed Joint Business Plan.

The duties are varied and listed below

  • Retailer and internal data management and reporting
  • Support Commercial Manager on general account administration
  • Input into cross functional projects on how to develop our customer business
  • Use forecasting tools, managing the interface between product and sales
  • Use retailer sales data to drive insights and commercial action to grow sales
  • Work with Commercial Manager on how to manage and influence customers along with the opportunity to attend customer visits
  • Support the process of negotiation and business development opportunities
  • Regular store visits to review product ranges and observe shopper behaviour
  • To assist with monitoring, planning and forecasting long and short term sales to provide the business with accurate requirements, to ensure we manage risk and opportunities vs. budget
  • To align customer requirements with business objectives; providing the business with a sales plan that is shared and monitored periodically.To identify and drive sales opportunities and enhance both the customer and Barfoots performance through a proactive approach to business development.

The ideal person for this role will have the following skills

  • Strong understanding of customer relationship management
  • Undertands customer requeirement
  • Ability to projec and priority manage
  • Analytical
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
  • Confident presentation skills
  • High level of numeracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ideally have FMCG experience
  • Experience of working in a busy working envirnment

If you are a graduate or educated to degree level then this would be ideal

it should also be noted that the company are in a rural location so ideally a car owner would be preferred. the hours are Monday to Friday 8-5 but may have to stay late on occassion to prepare for client visits The salary comes with a 10% PRP bonus and various other benefits