Key Account Manager - Export

Landers Recruitment
Blackburn, Lancashire
Up to £35k plus Bonus
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
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Job Title: Key Account Manager - Export (Beverages)

Reports to: Managing Director

Principal accountability:

◦ Increase the sales and margin performance of your account portfolio/region in line with company budgets

◦ Utilise available resources to their maximum effectiveness

Job role & accountabilities:

◦ Build long-term relationships with all key customers that results in us being their preferred supplier and ensures we achieve our account objectives –balance selling the core offer with entrepreneurially exploiting all sales opportunities within all key accounts

◦ Create and implement an Export sales strategy for your accounts/region ensuring alignment with the overall company strategy and objectives

◦ Manage the account planning process ensuring alignment to the budget (sales, margin and profitability) and activity targets

◦ Ensure that account plans are maintained and used to drive sales activity – update via CRM

◦ As part of the strategy and business planning process ensure that there is a defined list of target countries with a clear entry (RTM) and growth strategy for each(off-trade and on-trade)

◦ Develop a detailed insight into your region that translates in to an expertise that is highly valued by our suppliers

◦ Implement a “light touch” training package for use with the sales teams of our distributors

◦ Personally deliver the above package to all relevant customers sales team in an office setting and/or in the field

◦ Utilise internal resources to ensure that all customer administration is handled correctly

◦ Manage account support budget; define annual calendar of activities that includes a visit program, trade show attendances and customer support


Landers Recruitment are a well established, market leading national recruitment and careers consultancy.


At Landers Recruitment we provide outstanding expertise in executive search and selection including other human resources (HR) related activities.

Founded in 1988 in the North West of England, Landers originally specialised in sales and marketing recruitment, particularly fast moving consumer goods (FMCG). Landers has since enhanced it's recruitment experience and career development expertise to include general management and technical appointments.

Landers Recruitment's philosophy is to provide the highest standards of recruitment and career consultancy in all that we do. This is reflected in our high level of client service with a total commitment to completing assignments and minimising the disruption to day-to-day business caused by unfilled vacancies.

Our senior consultants possess extensive experience within sales management and recruitment with major UK companies. This experience is brought to bear in our rigorous candidate search and selection process. Additionally Landers Recruitment has many high calibre graduates and professionals on our database looking for the opportunity to start or further their career in sales, marketing and general management positions.

Landers Recruitment's unique and successful approach to candidate search and selection has seen our reputation grow and our client portfolio now includes over 50 "blue chip" companies.

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01204 309 555
522 Blackburn Road

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