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Key Account Manager - Footwear - Confidential

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Category: Sales
Province: Toronto, Ontario
Position: Key Account Manager - Footwear
Deadline: September 10, 2013
Posted: July 29, 2013

Job Description / Duties

Specific responsibilities will include:

Build collaborative, open relationships with key customer contacts
Establish a strategic plan for each key account, including mapping the customer’s organization, processes, and needs
Analyze sell-through reports and actively participate in selecting future season customer-specific product ranges
Present new collections and actively drive merchandising discussions with buyers
Lead quarterly business reviews with customers to measure progress against objectives
Champion footwear business within sales team
Coach merchandisers

Qualifications / Required Skills


A University degree or equivalent experience
At least 5-7 years of experience in key account/sales management in the casual and/or active footwear industry
Buying/merchandising/product management experience is preferred
Outstanding communication and organizational skills
Excellent understanding of multi-channel financial models, modern retail dynamics and e-commerce, and the Canadian outdoor and casual footwear marketplace
A belief in the effectiveness of a values-driven sales model
The ability to travel up to 20% within North America

Additional Information


Contact Information

Please forward resumes to quoting reference "Key Acct. Manger - Toronto 4598" in the subject line.

Employer Profile

Our internationally recognized activewear brand needs a dynamic ‘Key Account Manager’ to boost their footwear business. The position will probably be based in Toronto, Ontario with domestic and international travel required.

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