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Key Account Manager - FMCG

Michael Page Sales
England, South Yorkshire, Barnsley
Closing date
14 May 2024

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

  • Manage a set of account across food manufacturing and retail
  • Develop new business opportunities

Client Details

My client is a growing and dynamic FMCG Business with a key focus and commitment offering sustainable solutions within the sector.

    Developing and maintaining strategic long-term relationships with key accounts within food manufacturing and retail accounts
    Meeting with clients to discuss their evolving needs and to assess the quality of our company's relationship with them
    Identifying opportunities for sales within each account
    Collaborating with team members to achieve better results
    Preparing regular reports of progress and forecasts to internal and external stakeholders
    Participating in sales team meetings to provide updates on account status
    Implementing sales strategies to ensure the company meets its targets

ProfileA successful Key Account Manager should have:

A degree in Business Administration, Sales or a related field
Proven experience as a Key Account Manager within FMCG/Food Manufacturing
Ability to network and work cross functional within customers
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to handle multiple priorities and navigate in a rapidly changing environment
A customer-oriented mindset
Office Based - South Yorkshire

Job Offer

Competitive basic plus package and opportunity to progress.


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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