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Key Account Manager (TGM1564) – Up to £40k

Key Account Manager (TGM1564) – Up to £40k

Location: Manchester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGM1564

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Key Account Manager to join a well-established supplier of Ladieswear and Menswear to high street retailers.  Experience in working with Licensed product essential

  • Support Key Account Manager to develop and grow major high street retail account
  • Take ownership of product categories and work collaboratively with Buyers to drive sales growth
  • Identify and present opportunities in new and existing categories
  • Manage licensed product approvals from initial order through to delivery, in conjunction with the Licensing Team
  • Regular international travel required to customer head office in Dublin (subject to travel restrictions)
  • Maintain and develop key / new customer departments through appropriate propositions and ethical sales methods, and relevant internal liaison to optimise quality of service, business growth and customer satisfaction.
  • Manage product, pricing, and margins according to agreed aims.
  • Gathering market and customer information and providing feedback on future buying trends.
  • Monitor and report on market and competitor activities.
  • Negotiating variation in price, delivery, and specifications with production when necessary.
  • Identify new markets and business opportunities.
  • Plan, carry out and support local marketing activities to agreed budgets and timescales, and integrate personal sales efforts with other organized marketing activities, e.g. product launches, promotions, advertising, exhibitions, and telemarketing.
  • Communicate, liaise, and negotiate internally and externally using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships.
  • Attend and present at external customer meetings and internal meetings with other company functions necessary to perform duties and aid business development.


  • At least 2 years sales experience, with a proven track record of success within apparel sales
  • Recent relationships within the High Street retail or supermarket sector (preferably to include Primark)
  • Confident and competent in communicating at all levels, both verbally and in writing; delivering a compelling sales message.
  • Focussed and driven on achieving the highest standards of customer service alongside achieving and exceeding sales targets.
  • Numerate, able to analyse and utilise data.
  • Experience in working with Licensed product essential
  • Confident in working closely with designers, collating and managing design briefs
  • Creative mindset, trend driven and aware of popular culture
  • Min 2 years sales experience in industry
  • Intermediate level ability – Microsoft packages
  • Driving license essential
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