Key Account Manager – Retail Lighting Solutions Midlands & North of England
£35,000 - £50,000 basic + commission scheme + Company car, laptop, phone, expenses
Our client, a leading retail lighting manufacturer, is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic salesperson to manage the existing accounts and further develop sales into this sector to secure new store, store refurbishment and roll out contracts within the region.
You will be offering competitive, innovative and customised solutions to a variety of end user retailers, working closely with them and fully understanding their branding ambitions. Collaborating with retail designers, store development teams, retail consultants, brand guardians and contractors throughout the region you will be involved with business development, lead generation, on site visits, presentations, offering alternative solutions and running a profitable sales region. You will be fully supported internally by a team of designers and co-ordinators offering an excellent service with full and ongoing project support.
The ideal candidate will be an experienced, creative and outgoing salesperson experienced in selling solutions to retail end users – used to the environment and working pace involved. You should be passionate about the industry, have an eye for innovation, creative in your sales approach and above all a proven salesperson determined to build relationships, win business, push the parameters and develop a long term career. (Key to your success is a proven track record of selling to retail designers, retail consultants and inhouse development teams)