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Key Account Manager - Europe (Health & Beauty)

Michael Page Sales
England, South East England
£45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Closing date
3 Jun 2022

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time
National Accounts, Sales
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Job Details

A terrific opportunity has arisen for a very driven consumer sales professional with excellent European experience to join this fast-growing client in the South East as their new Key Account Manager looking after distribution partners across Europe. We are looking for a hunter, business developer who can drive a distribution plan across Europe to grow sales.

Client Details

Leading client in Beauty, Personal Care & Wellness brands.

Key Account Manager - Europe (Health & Beauty)


The Key Account Manager - Europe (Health & Beauty) will spearhead the next stage of my client's European growth by growing market share, expanding the ranges and scaling a European distribution network in a profitable way. They will collaborate closely with the European sales and marketing team, as well as customer service, finance and purchasing teams to plan and execute sales growth across the region.

Manage day to day relationships with the distribution partners and direct to retail accounts where applicable. Develop close commercial relationships with key retail groups and identify all opportunities with the partners as well as in retail to maximise sales and profits. Manage own commercial aspects of the role including P&L, JBPs and a marketing budget.


The Key Account Manager - Europe (Health & Beauty) will:
  • have experience in a sales role working with consumer brands in a similar health, beauty, personal care, wellness type business
  • have previous key account management experience as well as experience of working with and influencing distribution partners
  • have a proven track record of sales growth
  • have experience of NPD
  • have excellent negotiation skills and experience of securing preferably trading terms
  • be a real go getter, we do need someone who wants to hunt new business in this role, be limitless and relentless in their pursuit of growth
  • have access 2-3 days per week to the south east England office, based close to Heathrow
  • be able to travel frequently into Europe for the role

Job Offer

The Key Account Manager - Europe (Health & Beauty) can expect a salary between £45,000 and £55,000 per annum (DOE) + on target earnings of 20% per annum + benefits


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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