Field Account Manager

Posted 4 April by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply

Exciting new opportunity with leading toy company

Your new company

The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, UK, Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO® brick, it is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials. Guided by the company spirit: "Only the best is good enough", the company is committed to the development of children and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. Our ultimate purpose is to inspire and develop children to think creatively, reason systematically and release their potential to shape their own future - experiencing the endless human possibility.
Vision:
'Inventing the future of play'
We want to pioneer new ways of playing, play materials and the business models of play - leveraging globalisation and digitalisation...it is not just about products, it is about realising the human possibility

Your new role

As a Field Account Manager you will be managing the interface between LEGO and the UK & Ireland Customer Base. Profitability driving sales growth of LEGO franchises both in store and online and driving the LEGO customer value proposition. The successful candidate will be working independently, but also as a team (sharing best practice) to achieve outstanding results and supporting the overall UK Business Unit Plan. You will be maintaining positive multi - level contacts from customer trading, marketing and supply chain through building effective networks.
The retail environment continues to develop at a rapid pace and LEGO wants to be the strongest represented supplier both in-store and online, so keeping up to date with the latest trends and activities in the retail universe is key, whilst delivering against LEGO core values and strategic direction. This role gives an individual the opportunity to develop commercial breadth and influence key contacts within an organisation. The successful individual will need to be flexible and nimble in their approach to the business, whilst keeping abreast of latest digital developments. Being highly organised, able to prioritise effectively and plan efficient weekly call routes and account meetings.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in the field within an account management role, preferable supporting a high profile brand. The ability to show initiative is key. A proven track record of achievement, it's also about how you achieved those results, through proven ownership, team working, influencing others, planning, category management etc.

What you'll get in return

"This is a great opportunity for someone who would love to work with one of the strongest brands in the world aiming to inspire the builders of tomorrow. In this position, you can look forward to using your Account Management experience, skills and best practice to build relationships and drive sales with some of our Independent Toy shops. " Senior Field Sales Manager, LEGO.

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