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Key Account Manager

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 09-10-2018
 
Are you looking to progress your Sales career, have a business development mentality, a passion for sales, love a challenge and are wanting to work in a fast-paced, inspiring and entrepreneurial environment?  Do you enjoy strategically building new relationships, growing existing clients and wanting to be part of a winning team of passionate self-starters, who believe each day is filled with opportunities?  If so please read on.

Our client is an exciting, growing Canadian Consumer Goods company who provides natural products is looking to hire a Key Account Manager into their expanding sales team to help drive new business through their customers.   Based in Vancouver, you will work closely with the Sales Manager and play an integral role in managing all aspects of the business relationship including joint business planning, understanding the customers’ needs and requirements, product development strategies and business solutions.  You will provide insights, analytics and develop business recommendations for specific customer accounts, taking into consideration strategies and the customer’s business challenges as well as competitor and market information.  Through coordination with internal teams, working with the customer and attending trade shows you will drive growth, meet sales targets and achieve long term success with existing and new clients.  With an aggressive expansion plan, this newly created Key Account Manager role is critical for the company’s success. 
 
In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following:
 
  • Experience in effectively managing major key accounts
  • Experience in a similar role within the natural health product field or related industry
  • Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing, formats and packaging options
  • Undergraduate Degree in Business ideal
  • Experience in a fast-paced and innovative environment and be able to work multiple priorities and complete complex projects with rapidly changing and conflicting priorities whilst providing high attention to detail
  • Being a skilled negotiator, motivated leader and maintaining excellent business relationships is key for this role
  • Proficiency in working with cross-functional teams to achieve business results
  • Strong analytical, planning and presentation skills
  • A self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit. 
  • Positive, energetic and comfortable in an open, dynamic and collaborative company culture. 
  • Must be willing to travel as required
 
This is an exciting role with definite career development opportunities and a great package on offer for the successful incumbent.
 
Please apply immediately and in confidence to be considered for this role.
 
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