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Key Account Manager

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Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
£55000 - £65000.00 per annum
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Date Added
May 22nd, 2024

Key Account Manager - Food & Drink Industry

Do you thrive on building high-value relationships that drive revenue growth?
Are you a strategic thinker with experience in the food & drink sector?

We are seeking a driven and results-oriented Key Account Manager to join to play a pivotal role in developing and managing key client portfolio within the food & drink industry. This role can be home based with monthly site visits. There will be a need to travel globally on occasion.

What you'll be doing (approx. time allocation):

  • 60% - Client Management & Growth: Develop strong, long-lasting relationships with key accounts, driving targeted sales & account development activities to achieve sustainable revenue growth.
  • 20% - New Client Acquisition: Collaborate with the Sales & Account Management Lead to establish and implement new client acquisition campaigns.
  • 15% - Strategic Account Planning: Work alongside technical experts to plan targeted approaches for high-potential accounts within the food & drink industry.
  • 5% - Reporting & CRM: Maintain accurate records of all client interactions through CRM and provide management reports as required.

Who you are:

  • A self-motivated, commercially-minded individual with a proven track record of exceeding revenue targets.
  • An excellent communicator and influencer with strong negotiation skills.
  • Experienced in leading and developing high-value client relationships that deliver consistent year-on-year growth.
  • 10+ years of strategic account management experience, ideally within a consultative, science/research, or technical environment.
  • Demonstrated experience & knowledge of the food & drink sector
  • A collaborative team player capable of thriving in a collegiate environment.
  • A degree in science or technology (or equivalent professional experience) is preferred.
  • Experience or understanding of analytical methods, science & technology as applied to the food industry is a plus.
  • A full, clean driving license is required.
  • Proficient in CRM systems and a strong advocate for their use to record client activities.

If you're a passionate and results-driven individual excited about building lasting client relationships within the food & drink industry, we want to hear from you!

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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