Key Account Manager

Dovetail Recruitment Ltd
Christchurch, UK
31 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Account Manager job in Christchurch

Dovetail Recruitment are pleased to be working with an extremely successful company in Christchurch in recruiting for an additional member for their quickly growing team. This company recognise hard work and have an excellent environment to work within.

The Account Manager will be supporting and working with the National Account Managers to maintain and develop the existing client relationships. Ensuring that a first-class service is delivered to the clients to ensure continued successful working relationships.

This role is office and field based and is an excellent opportunity to join a market leading organisation.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Researching, identifying and qualifying new business opportunities
  • Making and developing contacts both over the phone and face to face with new business targets that lead to opening of new accounts with long term, profitable business prospects.
  • Building relationships with buyers to understand their needs and identify opportunities for growing sales.
  • Propose and manage pricing and promotional support to successfully incentivise sales whilst maximising profit margin.
  • Analyse stock in channel to ensure the most efficient use of working capital and minimise company exposure
  • Ensure thorough communication internally, with other departments and also the team in relation to priorities and key tasks
  • Liaising with account supply chain contacts and working closely with sales administration team and warehouse to ensure orders are fulfilled on time and in full.
  • Ongoing development of relevant product knowledge
  • Constantly monitoring processes internally and externally to pinpoint improvement opportunities
  • Research and utilise business intelligence regarding competitor activity and business situations
  • Manage activity in order to act in the most efficient and cost effective manner
  • Generate and submit all reports, detailed contract reports and forecast on time - to a consistently high standard
  • Work with the Marketing department to design, implement and evaluate a multi-channel marketing plan
  • Working with brands to understand their product ranges and identify opportunities for ranging and sales development within assigned accounts and new business targets

Knowledge and Experience:
  • Previous sales and key account manager experience
  • Commercial experience
  • Competent in Microsoft Office
  • FMCG experience

Salary and Benefits:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus
  • Car allowance
  • Free Parking
  • Discounted products
  • 23 days holiday
  • Bank holidays
  • Monday - Friday hours

This position would suit experienced Account Managers who have worked within the FMCG industry.

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