Key Account Manager Retail

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We have a great new role for a Key Account Manager for France and Luxemburg area to join a rapidly expanding seafood brand.

We have a great new role for a Key Account Manager for France and Luxemburg area to join a rapidly expanding seafood brand. The role holder will be responsible for managing, developing and closing sales relationships with the Retails in France and Luxembourg.

Successful candidates will have a proven record of establishing a growing relationship with key high street retailers, and must have a minimum 5 years relevant experience from the food industry. 

Key Responsabilities

  • Seeking out and developing new and existing business opportunities
  • Management National and Regional Accounts of large-scale distribution (Private label/Manufacturer’s brand) of RETAIL
  • Promoting brand and product awareness
  • Closing sales
  • Securing and attending sales appointments
  • Managing a territory
  • Liaising with a variety of people from Business Owners to Purchasing Managers
  • If necessary, training and supervision of the commercial team, oriented to different channels in which the company is present
  • Achievement of the strategic objectives of sale

Main requirements

  • Degree in Business Administration or similar.
  • Masters in Commercial Management.
  • Good skills in Excel spreadsheets (Microsoft Office) are essential.
  • Experience of at least 5 years in great consumption companies, preferably in the food sector; with experience in sales of private label or own brands, and in negotiation with the major national and regional accounts of the modern distribution.
  • French native speaker, English. Spanish and Dutch medium level or other languages knowledge shall be valued.
  • Business skills, customer focus, autonomy and person with contacts. Knowledge of the market and the sector.
  • Negotiating capacity.
  • Availability to travel.
  • Outgoing and amiable personality, good relational skills, dynamism, and problem-solving capacity.
  • Person with initiative and trade skills
  • Management of time and ability to work in team.

Nice to have

  • Additional training in Business Management, Sales Management will be appreciated
  • User level knowledge of SAP will be appreciated.

We offer

  • A challenging and independent position.
  • A work environment characterized by great commitment and a strong commitment to achieving results for both our employees, customers and the company.
  • A competative remuneration package and bonus