Key Account Manager 

£45,000 - £48,000 + 30% bonus + Company Car or Car allowance
25 Aug 2017
24 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Title:  Key Account Manager 

Region: Surrey HQ. 

Sector:  Garden/Horticulture

Salary: £45,000 - £48,000 + 30% bonus + Company Car or Car allowance

Code:  AL/19095

The Company

A £multi-million turnover non-food consumer goods supplier. This company has a strong brand identity, reinforced by powerful TV advertisement.  They specialise in supplying the horticulture industry with state of the art products. Anything from seeds to garden tools to weed prevention. They do it and they need you to sell it. Their typical customers are garden centres/hardware stores/multi chain retailers.

The Role

As a Key Account Manager, you will inherit an established client base covering garden centre chains and multi chain retailers. The current account base is well established with turnover between accounts ranging from £1.5m to £5m.  

As the Key Account Manager for your defined portfolio you will deliver sales targets, profit and distribution goals through the management and implementation of agreed sales activity. You will develop joint business plans with each key account that align with channel and sales strategy to develop and grow existing and new business opportunities across your portfolio.

Due to the previous KAM going into retirement after 17 years in the business, this is a perfect opportunity for someone to inherit a hot account base with great potential to grow.

The person for this Sales Representative role:

We are looking for an experienced account manager, either at Key or National account level with a background in FMCG sales. A proven ability to manage key accounts is a must. In addition, we are looking for:

  • Commercially strong
  • Responsibility seekers
  • Strong, demonstrable account management experience
  • developmental and ambitious person
  • Decent academic level
  • Good communicator
  • Team player

The benefits:

Generous performance based bonus on achievement of key objectives. Company car, more will be revealed subject to applying.


If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 72 hours of receiving your application.

Due to the overwhelming Application response, we receive through various sources should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file for 6 months, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this please call us.

In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine

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