A growing FMCG manufacturer requires an experienced Account Manager to lead its activity in Paris. You will be responsible for both the Strategic Plan and the Business Plan across this very important territory. This is an office-based role, although you will spend considerable time each month in territory working with Distributors, Retailers and other associated Partners to ensure we have an intimate knowledge of all key commercial aspects across the territory. You will have proven B2B sales experience in an FMCG company and must be native, if not fluent, in French.
Both markets represent significant growth but a Plan needs to be skilfully created and implemented with pace. You will quickly understand the retail landscape, it’s shape, dynamic and challenges so that the opportunities for our leading Branded Portfolio can be defined and actioned.
You will work very closely with their appointed Distributors to agree, define and deliver the JBP – a challenging but collaborative approach is essential to ensure we further strengthen our position. A broad range of skills are required to ensure the right level of engagement and influence is in place. Adept consultative sales techniques, the ability to work to an agreed Plan and all done with a positive attitude and motivational personality.
Interest and knowledge of the vape industry is essential, not just in your territory but across a broader area.
This is an office based role, although you will spend considerable time each month in territory working with Distributors, Retailers and other associated Partners to ensure we have an intimate knowledge of all key commercial aspects across the territory.
It is essential that you have a successful track record in sales within a B2B environment and be able to demonstrate success in growing revenue through new business acquisition and existing account development. Customer based flexibility and different sales techniques are essential skills to be successful in this position.
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Salary £40k - £45k
Job Ref: 6639