Key Account Manager

CB 8400

Are you looking for a new challenge? Are you a sales champ? If so why not Immerse yourself in award-winning culture! We are looking for a top tier Key Account Manager for a Market leader and household name in the consumer electronics  sector. This role will be covering Dublin.

Responsibilities:

  • To grow sales of products within a number of key buying groups by both new & existing customers. To assist in the marketing function by helping with campaigns locally and liaising with UK marketing department.
  • To obtain new listings of key products in nominated retail outlets and manage the overall product mix, across categories & price points to increase both margins and sales.
  • To ensure opportunities are optimised by working with customers to ensure they have the correct listings and stock available to meet & increase 3rd party customer demand.
  • To develop strong working relationship with key accounts (large independent retailers) to help increase the sales of products.
  • Develop focused promotional activity with each customer and ensure value for money from funds available i.e. the results of each promotion meet or exceed the objective.
  • Organise training on key products by liaising with the Product Training Manager, either at a local level or use of central resource
  • Build links with all relevant departments within ie Sales Departments, Marketing department, Finance department etc.
  • To provide individual customer reports on Business Warehouse (BW) that measures the performance of the customer so that better business decisions can be made.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Sales experience essential.
  • Industry experience is advantageous but not essential.
  • High level of communication skills, including written, oral and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in the application of Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel, Word & Powerpoint is essential.
  • Ambitious self-starter with the confidence and drive to proactively manage their own schedule and time, as well as creating their own opportunities.
  • Motivated by a competitive target driven environment.
  • Excellent selling & negotiating skills

Salary: Highly Competitive salary + Bonus + Car Allowance

To apply send your CV jobs@peoplegroup.ie, through our website www.peoplegroup.ie

For further information regarding this role, please contact us on 01 6619636.

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The People Group is a Recruitment consultancy, specialising in Sales, Marketing & Management, established in 1989 and based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, covering all industry sectors including: FMCG, Financial Services, Technology, Professional Services, Telco, Utilities, Retail, Agency and Tourism, on a permanent as well as temp/interim basis with a strong focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.