Key Account Manager - North West Region - First step into National Accounts

Manchester / Sheffield Region
£33,000 - £38,000 per year + 10% Bonus, Car/Allowance, Pension, Healthcare
14 Mar 2017
13 Apr 2017
JN -022017-1467
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Key Account Manager

Northern Region (Manchester / Sheffield area)

  • £33,000 - £38,000 Basic Salary
  • 10% Bonus
  • Developing national accounts across grocery channel
  • Work with Field Sales Director to develop joined up strategy.
  • Car / Car Allowance
  • Pension
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Excellent Development Opportunities

Key Account Manager role for an international business! This is a fantastic opportunity to step up from a field sales role and make your first steps into national accounts.

About the Role:

  • You’ll be responsible for developing joint business plans with your accounts in order to develop business growth.
  • Work closely with all of your internal key stakeholders in Marketing, Customer Marketing and Supply Chain to ensure the smooth running of your plans.
  • You will have responsibility for your own budgets and P&L and will be constantly auditing your own performance against both company and personal targets.
  • Responsibility for controlling budgets and your own promotional targets and to work towards the commercial plan with your team and mentors.
  • Working with your buyers to achieve excellent customer working relationships and to maximise opportunities by creating cross functional relationships within this customers.
  • Constantly looking for additional opportunities, being smart to ad-hoc promotions.
  • Keeping up to date with implementation of agreed promotions and marketing.

  About You:

  • You’ll be able to demonstrate strong commerciality and/or some previous experience of working with buyers at a local or national level.
  • Understanding of how joint business planning works alongside strong category management.
  • Proven track record in achieving success in negotiations within your current business.
  • Have an understanding of how brand marketing, category management and supply chain will all impact on your role.
  • Be able to think strategically with strong planning and forecasting.
  • Some understanding of managing your own budgets and P&L.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Commercially and analytically aware, able to make sound commercial decisions based on data evaluation. 

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