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Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager

Key Account Manager
Based in BLACKPOOL
TO £60,000

Established for more than 20 years, this business has made its name in offering an extensive range of health care and beauty products to major retailers on the high street. The company is part owned by Private Equity and is going through a rapid stage of growth with ambitious future plans.

The Role:
Working within the Sales Team, your responsibilities will include:
DRIVING NEW BUSINESS
· Proactively engaging with new accounts – high street and online retailers focusing on the development of new accounts with specific focus on driving new business. This will entail approaching the relevant contacts, securing meetings, showcasing our product offering, and O/L product development capabilities.
ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT
· Managing a selection of  accounts, ensuring strategic and sustainable growth through data analysis, planning, store visits and sector knowledge in order to recommend sound commercial opportunities 
  

This role will be ideal for those with:
· A proven track record of effective account management
· Evidence of approaching new retailers and successfully successfully opening new accounts (including: increasing business turnover, gaining new listings, delivering sustainable business growth)
· Advanced knowledge of multiple retail sectors including discount, high street and online sectors
· Personal credibility and the ability to gain confidence and trust of others
· Excellent organisation and communication skills, a passion for growing sales