Account Manager – FMCG Premiums
Brand Addition is a global leader in the creative promotional merchandise arena and one of the largest promotional product suppliers in the world. Our reputation for quality, service and customer satisfaction is second to none and our impressive client list includes: Mars, Danone, Heineken and Unilever to name a few. With annual sales in excess of £90 million Brand Addition employs over 350 people globally across Manchester, London, Germany, Ireland, Turkey, St Louis, Hong Kong and Shanghai.
Who we’re looking for:
An experienced and driven Account Manager or Senior Account Manager with previous experience of working within the promotional merchandise industry. With a strong passion for sales you will manage a range of high profile FMCG clients. You will be supported by the Brand Addition buying, design, compliance and logistics teams.
The successful candidate must:
· Be of graduate calibre, you’ll have at least 2-3 years’ previous account management experience gain in the promotional merchandise industry and a related industry
· Have a proven track record of hitting and exceeding sales targets
· Have experience of working on complex, large, Far East sourced projects
· Have knowledge of factory auditing and product compliance
· Have experience of working globally
· Be happy to travel internationally to meet clients
· Be a real team player, with personality, empathy and the drive to succeed, with exceptional organisational skills and excellent attention to detail is crucial for this role.
In return, we offer:
· A very competitive salary plus bonus structure, Pension, Sickness Benefit and Life Assurance.
· The opportunity to develop a long term career as opposed to a job, with one of the largest and most successful global promotional merchandise suppliers.
· A vibrant and dynamic place to work, in a modern, team focussed, forward thinking creative work environment.