One of the leading global information companies is looking to hire a German/ French Key Account Manager to join their team, this is an exciting job that will give you the opportunity to work for a world leader. Great salary package with earning potential of over £90k and excellent benefits and fantastic working environment. This is a maternity cover

The company offers insights and inspiration from around the globe. They help their customers stay ahead and informed through trend forecasting and data science. They believe inspiration comes from the monumental and the mundane.  

As the German/French Key Account Manager your role will include:

The Key Account Manager is responsible for developing, leading, and managing negotiations, as well as ensuring they meet their revenue quotas on a global scale by facilitating optimal customer delivery and developing comprehensive solutions to complex problems. 

Responsibilities

  • Support with customer/prospect meetings, pricing, proposals, RFPs etc. 
  • Contributes to overall sales strategy, targets, and phasing and ensures relevant pricing strategies are maintained
  • Ensures required lead levels are attained to meet and exceed targets
  • Acts quickly to maximise revenue opportunity and mitigate the potential shortfall
  • Build and maintain relationships, develop and manage opportunities, monitor deployment projects and engage virtual resources
  • Implement strategies for earning customer acceptance and service implementation 
  • Document all communication plans and processes
  • Recommend sales strategies for improvement based on market research and competitor analysis
  • Build, develop and manage sale team capable of carrying out needed sales and service initiatives

The ideal candidate for the position of German/French Key Account Manager must have:

  • Fluent in both German and French
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Sales, Marketing or related area
  • Master’s Degree a plus
  • Ideally 9+ years of target-driven Sales and/or Business Development 
  • Performance focused with a proven sales track record
  • Leadership skills; mentoring and coaching 
  • Strong business acumen, problem-solving & analytical skills 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills 
  • Results-driven with strong customer focus
  • Experience in presenting and influencing at Sr level 
  • Salesforce-based CRM experience a plus
  • Basic knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Proven negotiation skills with persistency and tenacity

In return, the German/French Key Account Manager will receive a salary of £45k+ DOE commission exceeding £90k

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days
  • Great learning and development opportunities
  • Pension, Private Medical, and Dental Insurance plans
  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers
  • Option to opt into the Shares Scheme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Season ticket loans
  • Flexible benefit package