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International Account Manager - French fluency needed

Location: WANDSWORTH, LONDON Salary: 35000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Sales Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3072420
A well-known baby brand are recruiting for an Account Manager to maintain and build relationships with existing and new distributors at all levels of their business.

This brand has some celebrity brand ambassadors and is well renowned and is targetted mainly for babies. It has a strong ethos and is still family run.

Shortlisted applications will receive a full job spec.

The main scope of this role is to successfully develop and manage sales and distribution of this well respected baby brand within Iceland, Portugal, Ireland, Eastern Europe and North Africa.

You will be expected to deliver business objectives within agreed budgets and to an agreed strategy as well as:

- Presenting the brands marketing plans to distributors and hold formal business reviews with each distributor/agent quarterly.

- Analysing the client and own business performances as an ongoing focus.

- Hosting bi weekly conference calls with distributors, tracking business progress and relaying global European promotional activity and updates in line with company objectives

- Actively seek new potential distributors for all brands in new markets

- Leading negotiations with potential and existing distributors

- Attending industry events / exhibition

We are looking for a candidate with a passion for international business and a familiarity with consumer brands who is culturally sensitive and has ambitions to further their career in international sales.

**You must be able to get to our clients offices in South West London **

The following experience is essential:

European Distributor management

Account management in a premium, baby/toys or fashion orientated and brand-focused environment

Demonstrable sales growth performance

Fluent in verbal and written business English, French. Highly competent in at least one other European language with German preferred

In addition the role will require frequent international travel, particularly at seasonal trade show times. A full, clean EU driving licence and valid Passport are required.

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