Key Account Manager – Multiples

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Our client is now recruiting for an experienced Key Account Manager who will be responsible for the continued growth of our clients brand in the Irish market.

Responsibilities:

  • Build close relationships with key customers to understand how their business works and find the best ways to develop mutually profitable growth.
  • Achieve sales and profit targets by developing  accounts by through a variety of activities including; extending product listings, increasing shelf space, placing POS material, secondary displays, promotions, retailer specific marketing activity, etc…
  • Be accountable for sales and profitability targets by managing pricing, negotiating LTA’s, joint business planning, managing product mixes and promotions, etc…
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities in existing and new channels
  • Regular reporting on sales and profitability performance vs plan
  • Feedback trends and opportunities from customer meetings , sales events and key market visits to Senior Management.
  • Work closely our clients manufacturing and procurement team to plan production and ordering based on accurate sales forecasts.
  • Initiate new ideas and input into ongoing NPD opportunities for branded and private label ranges, leading to successful launches within agreed time-frames.

Experience:

  • Relevant third level education.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience in an Irish FMCG environment, particularly with multiple retailers.
  • Proven track record in exceeding  targets and objectives.
  • Excellent communication, time management, organization and presentation skills.
  • Strong commercial acumen and negotiation skills.
  • Professional, ambitious and dedicated.
  • Be able to work independently and have a pro-active attitude.
  • Proficient PC skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Available to travel internationally and occasionally work weekends.

Salary: Competitive

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 is based in Dublin 2. Our experienced team works in both the contingency and search areas, and covers all industry sectors including: FMCG, B2B, B2C, ICT, IT, Financial Services, and Telco with a focus on Mid to Senior Level roles.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@peoplegroup.ie

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