Key Account Manager - Trade Accounts

England, Bedfordshire
05 Jul 2018
16 Jul 2018
Chloe Turner
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

The role as Key Account Manager - Trade Accounts will drive existing relationships across the UK Retail & Trade accounts with a market-leading brand looking to grow their strong UK set-up. UK Head office is based in bedfordshire.

Client Details

Our client are a well-known UK brand with a rich heritage within their industry. As a leading manufacturer, they have a strong UK footprint within the Retail & Trade landscape and have carved a nice and constantly evolving product area across various categories, to help them achieve market leading recognition.


As Key Account Manager - Trade Accounts , the successful candidate will handle the following roles & responsibilities;
  • Manage Key accounts including B&Q, Screwfix, Toolstation & other key industry retailer & trade market sector
  • To optimise net sales, visibility and profitability through the assigned customers within agreed budgets & strategic guidelines
  • To deliver against all set targets and business objectives within assigned customers
  • Become the customer and category expert
  • Exceed expectations whilst ensuring we outperform the market and customer growth
  • Work alongside marketing & operations in defining customer journey & successful industry relationships


The successful Key Account Manager - Trade Accounts will have the following skills criteria;
  • Experience within the Consumer sector
  • Knowledge & Experience of B&Q, Screwfix, Toolstation would be advantageous
  • Proven Sales background
  • Ability to deal with multiple National & Key Accounts
  • P&L experience and ability to handle JBP responsibilities
  • Exceptional face to face and a strong relationship builder
  • Excellent communication skills - both written & verbal
  • Ability to work as part of a wider team

Job Offer

Competitive salary with additional benefits & company car

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