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National Key Account Manager - Luxury Textiles

Employer
Michael Page Sales
Location
England, London
Salary
£60000 - £80000 per annum + company car
Closing date
28 Jul 2022

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



Exciting opportunity to join a sales team with exciting growth plans and exceptional internal visibility

Join an established market leader with national and international progression opportunities

Client Details

An exciting opportunity to join the UKs largest supplier of home furnishings within their sector. With exciting growth plans over the coming years, my client is looking for a goal orientated, energetic, creative and experienced National Account Manager. To be successful in this role you will be excited at managing a portfolio of existing profitable accounts whilst also bringing in new business.

Description
  • Manage and develop an existing group of national retailers whilst also identifying and securing new business accounts
  • Creating sales strategies and business plans both immediate and longer-term to maximise sales and profit
  • Identify key product trends and work with the buying team to source products that can meet this demand and continue to stay at the forefront of the market
  • Already hold or develop a thorough knowledge of the market to predict customer demands and product trends through effective data analysis
  • Work with internal teams around marketing, stock management and customer service to ensure client satisfaction is maximised
  • Work with technical staff at both factories and in our offices to ensure that products are developed to meet customer standards in terms of performance and compliance
  • Track and record all account performance and submit monthly reports on progress with direct visibility to CEO level
  • Think outside the box to improve the customer experience and build brand loyalty
  • Have the necessary skills to identify how markets are changing and develop strategies for an ever-increasing digital world


Profile
  • Educated to Graduate level
  • Minimum 5 years experience in Key Account Manager/ National Account Manager or Business Development Manager role with proven experience
  • Experience in the Home Furnishings sector (textiles a bonus); experience managing Next, John Lewis etc. preferred
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional time management, organisation and presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritise and meet critical deadlines
  • Have a strong affinity for products and their potential for development
  • Strong negotiator and problem solver
  • Highly driven and self-motivated
  • Comfortable both leading and being led


Job Offer
  • 60-80k depending on experience + car allowance + OTE + benefits
  • Opportunity to join one of the largest global textiles manufacturers within their sector
  • Exceptional internal visibility with future progression opportunities reporting to CEO level
  • Family oriented business with a promote from within culture
  • Autonomy to be creative and forward thinking with the role
  • Opportunties to expand into international markets

Company

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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