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US Account Manager

Employer
The Work Shop
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The Work Shop are pleased to be working with a global supplier and designer of luxury packaging within the food gifting space.

If you are an experienced Account Manager with previous FMCG experience then this could be a great opportunity for you to get involved with a creative, innovative, award winning Company to deal with some of the United States leading retailers and food manufacturers.

Duties will include: -
  • Working with our International Business Development Manager and our Directors on developing new business
  • Building and developing relationships with key accounts
  • Identifying opportunities, then pitching for and winning new business with existing and new customers, including many of the US major mass market retailers
  • Contributing and overseeing relevant New Product Development to do so, including briefing the art team and managing customer design feedback
  • Managing all commercials for each project, remaining competitive whilst ensuring profitability and margins are maintained
  • Coordinating all customer requirements and ensure all deadlines are met, from point of order through to delivery, working together with a project manager
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders including warehouse, logistics, marketing & finance teams, and submitting required information to progress projects
  • Managing external suppliers during the course of projects

A background in FMCG is essential for this role and you will also require :-

A proven back ground working with retailers to grow and develop business

A great communication style with the ability to engage with customers

Strong commercial outlook

Great negotiation skills

A creative flair would be beneficial with a passion for design

This is a full time, office based role and due to location a driving licence and car is essential.

Working hours are 09am to 5pm Monday to Friday although some flexibility may be required.

Generous starting salary dependent on experience.
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