Account Manager- Homeware

  • Job Reference: 1262
  • Date Posted: 27 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: + 25 days holiday + pension
  • Sector: FMCG
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

£25k - £30k, 25 days holiday + pension

Are you looking to work with beautiful products, in a fast-paced homeware business that supplies to all the best retailers in the UK and internationally? Reporting to the Operations Director, your role will be to drive sales, ensuring a first-class service to customers, whilst providing creative input on product design and range building. This is a growing business, so you'll be able to prioritise and work at pace in a fast and evolving environment. It's a great time to joining them as they go from strength to strength where you can support and share in their success.

You'll be:

  • Planning and leading meetings with key account contacts
  • Providing creative input on product design and range building
  • Negotiating prices with both customers and suppliers
  • Supporting the development of budgets and sales forecasting
  • Managing the critical path and packaging development

You'll have excellent communication skills, both written and face to face and a confident user of Excel and Powerpoint. You'll have experience of working in a supplier to retailer supply chain with a strong understanding of administration, merchandising and technical functions. Naturally you'll be highly motivated and driven to grow accounts both in terms of volume and profitability by building strong relationships with both customers and suppliers.

There will be an element of travel within the UK for client meetings and to Europe and the Far East to visit suppliers as and when required; which sometimes will be at short notice.

This role will start as soon as possible, apply now to avoid missing out!

This Account Manager role is commutable from Leicester, Lutterworth, Syston, Loughborough, Rugby, Peterborough, Stamford, Oakham, Corby, Market Harborough, Kettering, Northampton.

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