Assistant Key Account Manager

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Simon Acres Recruitment are working with a well-established appliance company based in Buckinghamshire, who are looking for an Assistant Key Account Manager

Offering a basic salary of £28,000, plus a performance and attendance bonus totalling £8,000. Hybrid working arrangement available.

The Role:

  • Managing and developing the retail accounts
  • Managing several retailer promotional plans
  • Managing the service-oriented architecture provision system and processing claims from retailers
  • Reporting how promotions have performed with key retailers
  • Tracking key retailer promotional and marketing activities both online and in store
  • Planning new product launches with key retailers
  • Becoming a product expert to support retailers with queries
  • Supporting National Account Managers with general retail account administration and attending meetings
  • Visit retailer stores and websites to understand the product placement & representation, recording any interesting competitor activity
  • Keeping the central master database up to date with the latest sales data
  • Becoming a key contact for retailers to ensure that claims are being made in a timely manor
  • Working with national account managers and retailers to resolve financial disputes
  • Managing relationships with the view to become responsible for all aspects of the account
  • Forecasting and delivering sales numbers
  • Ensuring that stock is ordered and delivered in a timely manor

Candidate Requirements:

  • Graduate or experienced in sales, buying or marketing functions
  • Excellent communication & presentational skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships & influence others
  • Proven ability in managing complex tasks
  • A close attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills
  • Proficient with MS packages such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Enthusiastic and driven
  • Must hold a valid and clean driving licence


Simon Acres Recruitment are acting as the employment agency on behalf of this vacancy.

18 July 2022
Paying up to £28,000, plus bonus & hybrid working arrangement

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