Key Account Manager

Marketing ~ Sales
Our client, a global manufacturing company, is looking for a dynamic Key Account Manager based in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
Job Purpose:
  • Effective management of key markets
  • Responsible for sales in the Inland and Overborder region
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with key clients
  • Efficient management and resolution of customer complaints
  • Support the finance team to effectively manage the debtor’s book
  • Regular interaction with the Supply Chain team to successfully execute orders
  • Managing customer expectations
  • Initiate value-add programmes such as Technical workshops and seminars
  • Ability to work under pressure and achieve sales forecasts
  • Providing regular market reports
Minimum Requirements:
  • Commercial Degree or Diploma
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in sales and marketing
  • Minimum of 3 years Market and/or Key Account Management experience
  • Ability to deal with customers across all levels of an organization
  • Experience in developing, implementing and managing national marketing campaigns
  • Industry specific experience in containerboard will be an advantage
  • Ability to work as an individual and part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good presentation and report writing skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Mobility – to travel within RSA and to Overborder markets
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