KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER
Key Account Manager
Non-Food Consumer Goods – Housewares, Toy, Nursery, Gift
Office Based – North West
£50k OTE – DOE
My client is a Leading UK, Manufacturer and designer of non-food consumer goods products within the homewares, gift and baby industries. Based in the North of England the business has been established for almost 75 years and employs a workforce of around 60 staff. The company has a strong UK presence and supplies to major UK retailers including Boots, Amazon, Argos, Mamas and Papas and Tesco, they also supply own label ranges. Due to continued success over the past few years a new opportunity for an Account Manager has arisen.
This is a newly created position to provide vital support to the Business Development Manager as well as managing a portfolio of UK retailers. As Account Manager you will be responsible for offering account management support to the Business Development Manager and Sales Director. You will work closely with leading UK retailers to ensure that strong relationships are maintained, this would be achieved by arranging and attending sales meetings to discuss existing and future ranges and identifying new business opportunities. This position will also be responsible for supporting with Export sales, researching the European markets to identify target businesses. This role will be a mix of business development and account management and offers fantastic progression opportunities, up to Director Level in the future.
To be considered for this exciting, new position you must currently be in an Area Sales or Account Management role, ideally with some exposure to some Key or National Accounts. This is the perfect position for someone who is looking to take the next step in their career as the business will offer support for you to progress. Ideally you will be from a non-food consumer goods business, specifically toy, nursery, housewares or gift, however other industries will be considered. You must have an enthusiastic and energetic personality and be driven to work for success and progression in your career. You must also possess the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team. On offer for this position is the chance to develop your career in a growing and forward thinking business.
Please send a copy of your CV today if you think you have what it takes to succeed in this position.