EMEA Senior Account Manager – Commercial Fitness

Full Time
Posted 6 months ago

Role: Senior Account Manager – EMEA

Ref No: 2009-FTO

Location: Home & Field based (UK or Europe)

Salary & Package: €52,500 (DOE) + Commission (OTE €75k) + Car + bens

Reporting to: Sales Director EMEA

Whether you are assisting distributor partners in conversations with customers or training staff on latest product introductions, your role will be to elevate our partners in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region to the next level of excellence.

As Senior Account Manager for the Distributor Business you will manage, direct, develop and coordinate sales through partners across the EMEA region. There is a great amount of flexibility in this role. Your drive to elevate the customer experience and meet sales objectives knows no boundaries and you have the creativity to shape plans to achieve these goals.

We are looking for someone who is organized, self-motivated and likes to be challenged. As the sales model is a mixture of direct and ‘indirect’ selling, we are looking for someone who is diplomatic, reliable and confident engaging with many personality types.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Execute market visits to educate distributors, and their sales force on products and company marketing strategies (virtually and in market, when safe travel permits).
  • Develop specific business and sales related plans per distributor based on close working knowledge of the market.
  • Formulate with the distributors a forecast of sales and manage through a Salesforce.com sales funnel; (The role will include a mixture of ‘Hunting, Farming and Growing’ accounts).
  • Monitor and manage distributor price books and end customer pricing, driving margin improvements.
  • Analyse market trends and anticipate new opportunities; with a consultative and insights led sales approach.
  • Set annual distributor sales targets, together with Sales Director for allocated distributor markets.
  • Work with the Sales Director and Key Accounts Director EMEA to formulate sales strategies and budgets for territory Key Accounts.

The ideal candidate

  • 5+ years sales experience in a commercial hard goods environment, with international experience and an existing network within the European fitness industry advantageous.
  • Direct sales experience towards senior level decision makers (Owner, CEO, purchasing manager).
  • Cultural understanding and knowledge of the EMEA region ideal.
  • Fluent English language skills are required, with additional international languages an advantage.
  • Outstanding personal relations and communication skills.
  • Be a true team player.
  • BA/BSC Honors degree or equivalent.
  • Cabin baggage – this position requires travel approximately 30-40% of the time.

We’re looking for a, commercially orientated Senior Account Manager, who is comfortable in a fast paced, dynamic environment. You will be home based, with occasional travel to International HQ and frequent distributor market travel required.

If you are confident that you are the person we are looking for, please send your application and resume directly to Adam Smithers at adam@followtheoak.co.uk

Job Features

Job CategoryFeatured
Salary€52,500 (DOE) + Commission + Car + bens
Job TypePerm
Date Posted08/02/2021
Date Expires07/12/2040
LocationUK or Europe

Apply Online

A valid email address is required.
A valid phone number is required.