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Key Account Manager

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 04-27-2018
Are you looking to progress your Sales career, have a business development mentality, a passion for sales, love a challenge and are wanting to work in a fast-paced, inspiring and entrepreneurial environment?  Do you enjoy strategically building new relationships, growing existing clients and wanting to be part of a winning team of passionate self-starters, who believe each day is filled with opportunities?  If so please read on.

Our client is an exciting, growing food solutions agency who is looking to hire a Key Account Manager into their expanding sales team to help drive new business through their customers and within their supplier network.  Based in Toronto, you will work closely with the Sales Manager and play an integral role in managing all aspects of the business relationship including negotiating agreements, overseeing daily operations, pricing/data integrity and communications for all branded and private label products within two of our clients’ largest key accounts.  You will provide insights, analytics and develop business recommendations for specific customer accounts, taking into consideration strategies and the customer’s business challenges.  Through coordination with internal teams and working with the customer, you will drive growth for both the Customer and our client.  With an aggressive expansion plan, this newly created Key Account Manager role is critical for the company’s success. 
 
In order to be considered for this role, you will possess the following:
 
  • Experience in effectively managing major key accounts
  • Experience in a similar role within CPG ideally food and beverage
  • Undergraduate Degree in Business ideal
  • Experience in a fast-paced and innovative environment and be able to work multiple priorities and complete complex projects whilst providing high attention to detail
  • Being a skilled negotiator, motivated leader and maintaining excellent business relationships is key for this role
  • Proficiency in working with cross-functional teams to achieve business results
  • Strong analytical, planning and presentation skills
  • Previous experience in working with global teams is a plus
  • A self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit. 
  • Positive, energetic and comfortable in an open, dynamic and collaborative company culture. 
  • Must be willing to travel
 
This is an exciting role with definite career development opportunities and a great package on offer for the successful incumbent.
 
Please apply immediately and in confidence to be considered for this role.
 
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