Key Account Executive

Salary: c£30,000 + Bonus
Location: South West, Wales, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Management, Sales

Job Role:  Key Account Executive

Location: Bridgend, South Wales

Salary: c£30k, plus bonus, plus benefits, plus company car

The Company

Staedtler are a household name worldwide employing over 2,000 people. We specialise in the manufacture and supply of writing, artist and engineering drawing instruments. 

We are looking for an ambitious career minded individual to support the Business Manager managing and developing all grocery clients (such as Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s and Morrisons) plus retailers such as Ryman and WH Smith (High Street & Travel) and B&M. Our UK headquarters are based in Bridgend, South Wales and the role will be partly office based and partly out in the field.

The Role

·        Opening new accounts working on existing warm leads with discount retailers (Costco, Poundland) and finding new customer contacts, developing the initial relationship and creating first stage proposals

·        Helping to prepare for and attending client meetings with Business Manager

·        Analysing and interrogating reports weekly looking at customer activity, sales and results, identifying areas for opportunities and / or concern

·        Helping to prepare month end reports and circulating as appropriate

·        Carrying out retail store audit and analysis to collect data about the health of the brand, gathering information including sales, volume, stock levels, competitor analysis, pricing and instore marketing and location of products

·        Many opportunities for development and extension of this role as the job holder’s experience develops

Person Profile

·        Recent graduate in any degree subject

·        Possibly on 2nd job ideally with some previous sales experience

·        IT Skills; competent user of Powerpoint and Excel

·        Curious mind, able to look beneath the detail (not just accept what the figures say)

·        Attention to detail to spot both potential issues but also new opportunities

·        Strong and professional communicator, verbally and written

·        Team player

·        Strong work ethic