Key Account Manager

Recruiter
Freedom Recruitment
Location
High Wycombe
Posted
23 Mar 2019
Closes
20 Apr 2019
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A recognisable name in the denim industry, my client is a supplier that has a strong customer base, consisting of high street retailers in the UK. The trend led company is currently looking for a driven Key Account Manager who is passionate about product to join their team and really push and drive the business forward. The Role: Approach Buyers across etail, retail and internationally to arrange meetingsIdentify areas of growth for the business and really drive it forward by generating new ideas and opening new accountsManage the development process for Buyers each season by working closely with the design teamResponsible for the price negotiation process between the factory and Buyers, ensuring the desired margins and targets are achievedOversee the critical path with the support of product development and merchandising teams to ensure all specific requirements are adhered to The Ideal Candidate: Must have proven denim sales experience working in a similar Key/Senior Account Management role for a supplier to both UK and International retailers and the ability to build successful relationshipsA strong commercial eye and the ability to foresee potential opportunities and use them to grow the businessEstablished and credible buying contacts who you are confident approaching to open new accounts withExcellent negotiation skills, a decisive character and the command to implement new ideas quickly and efficientlyTenacious, confident and resilient, with a sales driven attitudeMust be willing to travel internationally/in the UK and own a car, as head office is in a remote location near High Wycombe What you will get in return: Salary of £40k+, package negotiable dependent on experienceThe opportunity to work closely with the Sales Director as well as autonomously to really drive business and grow your accountsCareer developmentInternational travel

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