Account Manager - FMCG

Location
Sevenoaks, Kent
Salary
£22000 - £27000 per annum + 8% non con pension, subsidised canteen
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Ref
LH-TM
Contact
Lydia Harrington
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Account Manager - £22,000 - £27,000
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Account Manager to join a growing FMCG company in the heart of leafy Sevenoaks.
Reporting directly to the Sales, Product Development and Customer Support Manager you will be responsible for the account management of a portfolio of brands and outlets which stock the company's unique products.
You will be responsible for a number of established accounts as well as some smaller startups. Your role will also include a strong element of supporting the new customer in their product development and business strategy to enable them for long-term success.
You will be a pivotal member of the team and have close working relationships with the MD, Sales and product development team and play an integral role in driving revenue growth whilst maintaining optimum customer satisfaction and retention.
Key responsibilities
*Account Management of a portfolio of varied accounts
*Providing ongoing customer support including providing consultancy/advice on pricing/branding and sales strategy.
*Creating new brands within the business and overseeing the production and approval of samples
*Writing marketing descriptions for product and coming up with creative ideas and market knowledge within the team.
*Collaborating with the Legal compliance department and sales system lead to ensure new packaging designs are legally and technically compliant
Essential skills/experience
*X3 years proven track record in Sales/Account Management (ideally within the FMCG sector)
*Excellent Excel, Word, CRM experience required
*Conscientious and self-motivated
*Creative with a good eye for detail
*Presentation skills

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