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