Account Manager

Are you interested in working 3 days per week ?

Your new company
A family-owned Australian business that manufactures world class, quality products within the dairy category. With a production facility in Australia we have a small dedicated professional team. Our business is growing, and we are looking for a Sales Account Manager in New Zealand to join our team. This role will be initially on a part-time work from home basis for 3 days per week with some travel required.

Your new role
A part-time position, the successful candidate will report to the Director of Sales and Marketing and work closely to with the Sales and Marketing team to coordinate and manage sales accounts in New Zealand. The key accountabilities of the role will include:
  • managing a variety of accounts by building relationships and providing a high level of service.
  • you will have previous experience in a similar account management role and experience dealing with perishable goods.
  • You will be the first point of contact for our New Zealand customers to address their requirements.
  • Work collaboratively with the other Sales and Marketing team to drive sales and marketing initiatives.
  • Proactively seek out new business opportunities and develop a strategies to optimise this.
  • Analysing, reporting and interpreting store specific data in order drive growth.
  • Building and maintaining strong business partnerships with retailers;
  • Ensuring execution of strategies and campaigns for all retailers are achieved within New Zealand;

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a reliable and organised individual who works well within a team. You will be flexible and adaptable in your approach to work with excellent attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills. The successful candidate will have the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
  • Prior experience in sales / marketing;
  • A proven track record in building close working relationships with a diverse range of partners;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Strong planning, prioritisation and time management skills.
  • Experience in perishable goods;
  • Self-motivated with a demonstrated enthusiastic approach to day-to-day business operations and positive approach to a changing work environment.
  • Strong computer literacy, MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • A valid New Zealand drivers’ licence and safe driving record, and the legal right to work in New Zealand.

What you'll get in return
  • Opportunity to be employee number 1 in New Zealand and grow the business.
  • Flexible hours + Working from home
  • Competitive salary + Car allowance

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or send your resume to sabah.doukkar@hays.net.nz.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. #2645173

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Retail & Consumer Goods
Location
Auckland CBD
Specialism
Sales
Ref:
2645173

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Sabah Doukkar, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Auckland
Level 12, HSBC Tower, 188 Quay Street

Telephone: +6498841565

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