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Key Account Manager – North – up to £40,000 + car allowance

Key Account Manager – North – up to £40,000 + car allowance

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Bond Williams
Professional Recruitment

Key Account Manager – North – up to £40,000 + car allowance

A Key Account Manager is required for our client, a prestigious company based in Southampton. As the Key Account Manager, you will be responsible for managing and developing a specialist area within their business, maximising sales and finding potential new markets across the north to include upwards of Birmingham, Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement sales strategies using category intelligence to drive the UK business
  • Develop strategy to utilise individual customer co-operative marketing budgets
  • Communicate sales strategy and promotional requirements to product marketing and marketing communications
  • Accurate forecasting of financial performance by account
  • Delivery against specified sales and profit targets
  • Develop and implement customer promotional plans in line with UK strategy
  • Negotiate trading terms
  • Develop training and merchandising plans
  • Continually using competitor, commercial and category knowledge
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key senior contacts
  • Support wider team with key negotiations on current and new business
  • Research and recommend opportunities for new products to sales team
  • Work with internal departments to drive best practice and deliver on the key objectives
  • Attend appropriate trade and retail events
  • Any other duties as required by Head of Sales

Key Skills

  • Sales and marketing experience in a similar role, ideally from the watch sector
  • Team player and used to working in a dynamic and fast growing environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills

The working hours for this role are Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm.

This is a contract role for 12 – 15 months, based from home up north and you will be required to be in the Southampton office once or twice a month for a few days at a time. Car allowance is offered with this role.

For more information on this role, please send your CV to [email protected] or alternatively you can apply online.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

Job Overview
Office & Commercial
Offered Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum + + car allowance
Job Location
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