Strategic Key Account Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • To represent the assigned account(s) internally as an “ambassador” towards all functions and vice versa and manage all interfaces.
  • To understand the assigned accounts and categories and document this by Account Fact Books.
  • To develop and purpose the account strategies, formalize them by Strategic Account Plans and get sign-off by the direct superior.
  • To sell-in and agree on sell-out support and formalize this by Account Marketing Plans.
  • To monitor sell-out and the order book continuously and ensure reliable and cost-efficient supply for the account.
  • To support negotiation and enforcement of adidas Group trade terms.
  • Push the digital channels of the assigned Strategic Account through continuous advice on brand positioning and strategic plans that seek the success of our brand in the e-commerce of our customers.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High analytical skills for strategy development and business planning.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Very good communications and negotiating abilities as well as high presentation, relationship management and facilitation skills.
  • High influence capability.
  • Commercial and business acumen knowledge (e.g. sales, trade marketing, finance and controlling).
  • Strong decision taking and determination and shows high initiative and pragmatism to the business.
  • Proactive mentality with curiosity and desire to learn. Dynamic, motivating, and entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Shows high initiative and pragmatism to the business.
  • Strongly focused on goals achievement.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • IT skills: Advanced MS Office Skills. SAP knowledge is an added plus.

 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • University degree in business with sales or marketing focus.
  • Minimum 5 years of sales experience as Strategic Account Manager with proven track record of successfully managing Strategic Accounts in large sales organizations, ideally in apparel/fashion/shoes.
  • Exposure: Sports, Marketing, Supply Chain.

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Job Title:  Strategic Key Account Manager

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Monza
TEAM:  Sales
State:  MB
Country/Region:  IT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  453188
Date:  Jun 21, 2022