Key Account Manager - FMCG/Retail

Republic of Ireland Permanent
  • Home and field based role
  • NI and ROI coverage

About Our Client

This is a leading company in the FMCG industry, with an impressive international reach. As a medium-sized entity, the company thrives on its ability to provide a collaborative work environment, where the focus is on high-quality products and excellent customer service. This is an Island of Ireland wide role collaborating with distribution partners in Dublin.

Job Description

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key accounts in the FMCG industry including distribution partners
  • Deliver sales presentations to high-level executives.
  • Manage and solve conflicts with clients.
  • Interact and coordinate with other departments within the company.
  • Monitor sales metrics and meet or exceed annual sales targets.
  • Understand and stay current on industry trends, market activities, and competitors.
  • Prepare reports on account status and sales.
  • Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed.

The Successful Applicant

A successful Key Account Manager should have:

  • Degree qualified
  • Proven experience as a Key Account Manager.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and manage more than one client account.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple account projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail.
  • Clean full drivers license
  • Readily travel between UK and Ireland

What's on Offer

  • Salary ranges €60,000 - €80,000 plus a bonus of 15% open and flexible for the right candidate.
  • Car allowance.
  • Private healthcare.
  • Pension.
  • 26 days Annual Leave.
  • Provision of Phone & Laptop.

If you believe you have the required skills and experience then it's an opportunity you won't want to miss!

Jess McGeehan
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Job summary

Job function
FMCG & Consumer
Republic of Ireland
Contract type
Consultant name
Jess McGeehan
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