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Key Account Manager - Independent Paint Retailers

Job Title: Key Account Manager - Independent Paint Retailers
Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time
Location: Inner Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH16025_1530494632
Contact Name: Sarah Adamson
Contact Email: SarahA@sixdegreesexecutive.com.au
Job Published: July 02, 2018 02:23

Job Description

About the company

This global consumer durables company has created some of the industry's biggest brands and plays a market leading role in one of Australia's most critical growth sectors. Servicing traditional hardware and trade channels with local and global manufacturing, the business has built its' market share on the back of high quality product, which is why it has become a brand of choice for its industry segment. As the result of growth, an opportunity has become available for a Key Account Manager based in Melbourne.

About the role

Reporting to the Sales Director, this role will be responsible for managing specialist Paint retailers around Australia, such as Paint Place and Paint Inspiration. This newly aligned role will be tasked with be tasked with developing paint specific customer plans, including negotiating pricing, promotions and activating merchandise initiatives. As a result of this role partnering with Independent store owners, this role will require someone to spend time in the field to further understand business needs, challenges and opportunities. Business development will also be a key aspect of this role, across both new and existing accounts.

Skills & experience

Success in this role will come from demonstrated experience as either a State Account Manager, Key Account Manager, Field Manager or Senior Sales Representative from within the hardware industry, paint experience preferred. An enthusiastic and driven work ethic will see you succeed in this role, as well as an understanding of field operations and customer planning. Strong analytical skills, including excel skills, is a non-negotiable.

How to apply

Sound like you? Hit APPLY NOW or call Sarah Adamson on 0386133557