Key Account Manager

£30,000 - £40,000

Nottingham - Permanent

Posted: 1 week ago

Ref: D0035165



The Account managers primary role and responsibility is running a high profile key retailer account. To include, but not be limited to: Developing and growing this key account, maintaining a positive image of the company in the view of the Buying and Merchandising teams.

You will be a member of the management team, co-ordinating most aspects of running the company as a business.



Your role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Main point of contact for key accounts
  • Representing the business at meetings with the customers
  • Range development in the form of briefings on expanding the product range, range changes, price and material changes, contract changes and negotiation
  • Co-ordinating all aspects of new and existing product supply including managing the merchandising role relating to the accounts covered, controlling critical paths of product introductions
  • Costing and pricing of new and existing products
  • Providing and co-ordinating all aspects of marketing including range cards, labelling, swatches, mood boards, photography, presentations, exhibitions (both presenting and visiting) organising, setting up, selling, following up.
  • Managing Junior Account managers and Marketing assistants where applicable.
  • Liaising with Design & Development and Quality control on samples and prototypes.
  • Meeting with specific fabric agents and selecting fabrics for samples as required.
  • Co-ordinating development and delivery of new samples for sign-off to hit customer’s deadlines and critical path.



You will have 3+ years relevant key account management experience

Travelling in the UK and occasionally abroad will be part of this position, you may be away an amount of your time; visiting customers, suppliers and exhibitions in the UK, and Europe as required. Also visiting exhibitions in Europe and possibly internationally.


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