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Key Account Manager

Central Belt

  • Reference: 392017
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: Competetive

  • Location: Central Belt

The opportunity

Nigel Wright is delighted to be working with Huqvarna in the search for a Key Account Manager in the Edinburgh / Glasgow region.  The Key Account Manager will be working in a fast-growing division showcasing Husqvarna’s innovative and industry changing Automower Pro, an automated mowing solution designed for the professional user.  Working alongside a technical specialist, the Key Account Manager will identify end users, arrange product demonstrations and land surveys with the goal of driving sales. 
 

The company

Husqvarna is a producer of world-leading outdoor power products, ranging from chainsaws and axes to robotic lawnmowers and tractors.  The global company employees over 13,000 people across over 40 countries and offers excellent development opportunities.
 

The role

  • Responsible for increasing exposure of the Automower products to end users through identifying clients, analysing their requirements and managing product demonstrations in the Scottish central belt region.
  • Work with existing dealer network to promote sales of Automower products.
  • Work collaboratively with regional specialist and the area business manager to manage sales cycle.
  • Gather market and competitor data, analyse and report on findings.
  • Collaborate with other functions of the UK Pro sales and marketing teams.
  • Competitive salary plus car plus bonus.

The person

  • Confident, energetic and enthusiastic with the ability to start conversations with potential clients.
  • Able to work autonomously, a self-starter but also one who is able to work as part of a larger team.
  • Commercially astute with a consultative sales approach.  Long-lasting relationship building is essential.
  • A background in B2B sales is advantageous.
  • A technical understanding of similar products is desirable.
  • A full UK driving license.
  • Based in Glasgow, Edinburgh, or in between.


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