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Key Account Manager

Location: 

Solingen, NW, DE

Req ID:  2004
Job Type: 
Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.

 

Key Account Manager (x2 positions)
Permanent, Full Time, Solingen
Attractive salary & benefits, office based with occasional working from home

 

Let's Talk About You
You’re ambitious, but you want a career with purpose—we love that. You’re up for a challenge and ready to write the next chapter of your career story with a great group of encouraging colleagues. You want to make your mark and let your personality shine. Well, if you’re interested in our Key Account Manager role, this might be your next step! This is a great choice for an ambitious doer, maker and innovator, especially since it requires someone looking to have a position of high impact and visibility.

 

Now, Let’s Get Down to Business
Reporting to a senior member of the key account management team, you will be part of a diverse sales team and will work closely with the wider Sales, Category and Marketing teams. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced sales professional to be responsible for the planning and delivery of growth plans in the future . You will establish and maintain close customer relations with assigned accounts and ensure that sales targets are met in a cost effective manner. Also critical in this role will be to understand customer strategy, implement customer specific listing and promotion plans and achieve Annual Business Plan and Forecasting through pro-active measures with existing customers as assigned. The role demands a great deal of commercial acumen, project involvement and reviewing crucial data, so is ideal for someone who enjoys managing a variety of tasks whilst keeping close to the details and numbers. If there’s one thing you’ll get here at Edgewell, it’s a collaborative group full of likeable, diverse and nurturing colleagues. They’re an inspiring bunch. While your experience is of course important, we’re all about making useful things joyful, so we love when our prospective candidates are passionate about this too.

 

Are You Ready to Show Us What You’ve Got?
You’ll have a real passion for customers and will be looking for the opportunity to utilize your experience to drive positive business change.

Here are some of the things that we’re looking for:

 

• Master/Bachelor Degree in Sales, Marketing or similar
• Significant Sales experience in FMCG (preferably in Personal Care)
• Good understanding of our respective retail landscape
• Private label and or branded background is desirable
• Ability to negotiate, influence and make bold decisions
• Strong analytical skills
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across diverse teams and functions
• Fluent in both German and English
• Valid work permit in Germany

 

What we offer
A diverse and nurturing ‘can do’ working culture with the following benefits:

Attractive Salary, a socially responsible environment with extensive social benefits and amenities including flexible working, company health management (Mach Fit), a selection of free hot and cold drinks, company restaurant, employer-financed company pension, group accident insurance, 30 days annual leave, induction program, employee assistance program, discounted Edgewell branded products, onsite gym, casual business wear and a great boss!

 

Now Take the Next Step
If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please apply online with an up to date CV along with your salary expectations.
Alternatively, feel free to pass onto your colleagues who may be interested. For information about this great company, visit www.edgewell.com

 

 

Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.