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Key Account Manager (DARTS Industry)

Michael Page Sales
Cymru, Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr
Bonus, flexible hours, office-based
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Key Account Manager will be responsible for managing key client accounts in the darts industry, with a focus on maintaining strong relationships and driving sales growth.

There will be an element of new business in the role too, but majority of the role is managing existing customers with a variety of small to large sized accounts. The team is very friendly and you'd be joining a fantastic company with excellent routes for progression!

Client Details

Our client is renowned in Darts industry, and have even become a household name over time! (Check your boards!).

They are leading sales within the Darts Industry selling to businesses (mix of overseas and UK accounts - which is growing fast) who distribute their branded products, as well as to those purchasing for their own man caves / pubs / homes.

My client pride themselves in providing unparalleled services to their vast client base and you will be a part of that providing that, using your initiative, problem solving skills and leveraging on promotional activity!


The Key Account Manager will be responsible for:
  • Manage and developing relationships with key long-standing clients
  • Identify opportunities for sales growth within existing client base (a variety of small to large sized accounts) and new customer accounts.
  • Be able to flex your style according to different accounts
  • Collaborate with the sales team to achieve sales targets
  • Provide regular reports on account performance
  • Act as the point of contact for clients for all sales-related queries between the business and accounts
  • Understand client needs and customise existing business programs to meet their needs
  • Coordinate with the team to ensure client satisfaction
  • Participate in International Business travels, approx. 2-3 times a year based on business priorities


A successful Key Account Manager should have some of the following experience:
  • Proven experience in sales or account management, with key achievements to evidence
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills - verbal and written
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients
  • Forward thinker and organised
  • Personality is key - so let's have a chat! Please hit apply below - further details on interview process, salary and more, below...

Job Offer

On offer for the successful Key Account Manager is:
  • Salary is competitive
  • Annual Bonus
  • International Business travel approx. 2-3 times a year
  • Office-Based:Bridgend, South Wales
    • Start times 8am/8:30am/9am + subsequent finish times: 16:30, 17:00, 17:30
    • 1 hour early finish EVERY Friday
  • Excellent career progression opportunities within the company
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment where you bring your unique self!

We encourage all candidates who believe they can fulfil some/most of these responsibilities to apply.

This is a chance to join a thriving company and further enhance your skills in key account management in the sports/darts industry.

Interview Process:

2 stage; 1 x MS Teams and 1 x Face to Face (presentation)

Please don't delay in applying as this role is going to be as popular as Darts have become in the UK!

Alternatively, send your CV with reference: Darts A-M role


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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