Dive Key Account Manager - Southampton - up to £40K + Benefits
Our client based in Southampton are recruiting for a Key Account Manager to join their busy sales team to manage and develop their specialist business.
The main aspect of the role is to develop and maintain, ensuring all departments are engaged, supported, and motivated to maximise sales and find potential in new markets.
- Develop and implement sales strategies using category intelligence to drive the UK business
- Develop strategy to utilise individual customer co-operative marketing budgets.
- Communicate sales strategy and promotional requirements to product marketing and marketing communications.
- Accurate forecasting of financial performance by account
- Delivery against specified sales and profit targets
- Develop and implement customer promotional plans in line with UK strategy
- Negotiate trading terms
- Develop training and merchandising plans
- Continually using competitor, commercial and category knowledge
- Develop and maintain relationships with key senior contacts
- Support wider team with key negotiations on current and new business.
- Research and recommend opportunities for new products to sales team.
- Work with internal departments to drive best practice and deliver on the key objectives.
- Attend appropriate trade and retail events
- Any other duties as required by Head of Sales
- Sales experience in a similar role
- A PADI (or similar) Diver qualification to Advanced Open Water or above
- An understanding of subscription and recurring revenue models
- A keen interest in UK diving, outdoor activities and fitness
- Team player and used to working in a dynamic and fast growing environment
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills
The working hours for this role are Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm.
For more information on this role, please send your CV to or alternatively you can apply online.
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