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Key Account Manager

Michael Page Sales
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£35000 - £40000 per annum + car allowance, comission + benefits
Closing date
14 Jun 2022

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

Key Account Manager for a leading housewares business based in Manchester.

Client Details

As a leading player in their sector, the business are renowned for designing, manufacturing and supply exciting lifestyle/housewares products to global retailers in the UK and globally. They boast an impressive portfolio of brands and licences across c. 3,000 SKUs.

Due to growth, they are looking to add a Key Account Manager to the team.


As Key Account Manager, you will report into the Head of Sales and take responsibility for managing a number of existing accounts, aswell as seeking out new opportunities.

Some of your responsibilities will include:
  • Managing and building long term UK Retail Accounts as well as scoping opportunities for new business development.
  • Develop relationships to deliver profitable business growth in line with business objectives
  • Develop strategies and sales plans, taking responsibility for new business and providing the highest level of customer service.
  • Work collaboratively with internal creative, brand and product teams to create and maximise all opportunities across your retail account base
  • Maintain and develop existing and new customers through relevant internal liaison, to optimise quality of service, business growth, and customer satisfaction.
  • To achieve KPIs, including sales targets
  • Ecomm retailer experience preferential
  • Report into Brand & Sales Director - Home & Lifestyle


We are looking for driven, motivated candidates from an FMCG background. We are open to candidates that are at a junior level and looking for a step up, or candidates operating at this level looking for a new opportunity.

You don't need previous housewares experience, however it would be a huge benefit if you are working in a product focused/NPD driven product category.

*You must be commutable to Manchester, as this is an office based role with Wednesdays working from home*

Job Offer

Up to £40,000 + £5,000 car allowance, uncapped comission earning (OTE double your salary) + benefits.

Office based in Manchester - one day a week working from home


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

Join in the discussion in our LinkedIn group Michael Page Sales - UK


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