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Key Account Manager - Bedding Industry

Employer
Michael Page Sales
Location
England, Buckinghamshire, High Wycombe
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Jun 2024

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Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Function
Sales

Job Details



My client are a leader in the Bedding/Mattresses world and there is great potential to grow in this role and really make it your own.

This position involves the management of Key Accounts: Argos, Amazon, Wayfair, Very, Costco with a focus on sales and customer relationships, ensuring the fulfilment of clients' needs.

Client Details

My client is a leading player in the Bedding Industry and they have a strong focus on providing quality consumer goods. Based in Buckinghamshire, they pride themselves on their commitment to customer satisfaction and have a proven track record of success in the market.

Description

The successful Key Account Manager will:
  • Manage and strengthen relationships with key retail accounts including Wayfair, Very, Costco, Amazon and Argos
  • Review daily performance of activity and work with retailers' buying teams to provide business updates internally and externally
  • Negotiate deals and price changes, ensuring internal margin expectations are met
  • Lead product placement with key retailers
  • New Business Development including prospecting targets and developing launch packs




Profile

A successful Key Account Manager should have:
  • Account Management : Business Development split is 80:20 - ideally, you are happy to hunt for New Business
  • Commercially and customer focused to drive results to meet Sales targets across all accounts
  • Passionate about products and selling the benefits to the customer
  • Working knowledge of Amazon platform (preferred, not essential)
  • Fast learner and then make tasks into their way of working
  • Competent in managing Retail Accounts and meeting demands of UK Retailers
  • Strong Negotiating Skills
  • A desire to develop and grow with the needs of the business
  • Must be able to travel to the office in High Wycombe - flexible hours / 20 days to work from home / manager is very supportive!


Job Offer

For the successful Key Account Manager - Bedding Industry, on offer is:
  • Excellent Basic
  • Office-based with flexible working hours + 20 days to work from home throughout the year.
  • Bonus Scheme
  • You will not be out on the road much for this particular role, as most prospecting/account management is done via online meetings.
  • A positive company culture that values employee growth and development


If you are a driven individual with a passion for being creative and work well with little red tape, I encourage you to apply for this Key Account Manager.

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

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