Key Account Manager (French Speaking)

Part of a global group, my client is an international manufacturer with an enviable reputation. Based in Somerset, my clients head office is easily commutable from Exeter, Bristol, and Taunton. Following a recent acquisition, my client is now looking to recruit a French speaking Key Account Manager to join their established sales team. The appointed candidate will be responsible for maximising the potential growth of nominated accounts in terms of annual sales and profit levels through the maintenance of long standing customer relationships. Key responsibilities within the role include: * to act as the interface between key customer accounts and internal stakeholders such as production, design and operational planning teams *regularly travel abroad to visit customers French head office * to plan all promotional activity in line with internal marketing strategy * to undertake all price negotiations with allocated customers *provide fantastic levels of customer service at all times * provide effective account forecasts and to ensure forecast versus actual is regularly reviewed * to identify and maximise any new potential accounts or revenue streams within existing accounts. It is essential that all candidates interested in the role are fluent in French (both verbally and written). Candidates should have a proven track record of key account management ideally within a manufacturing sector environment. Candidates must be prepared to travel abroad on a regular basis in order to meet customers face to face. Experience of and demonstrable ability to liaise between the customer and the production development teams is required as is demonstrable success in both developing establishing accounts and new accounts. Excellent communication skills are essential as is the ability to manage complex projects within tight time scales. This role will offer excellent career progression and is extremely commercial. My client is looking to offer a highly competitive basic salary, company car, pension, bonus plus additional company benefits.
Key Account Manager, Sales, French Speaking, Somerset, Bristol, Exeter, Taunton, Honiton,

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Exeter, Bristol, Taunton, Honiton, Somerset

Salary : Highly Competitive

Date Advertised : 03 Dec 2012

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