Key Account Manager

For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the worlds biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumers life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9, employees.Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!Job DescriptionAs Key Account Manager you will have following key accountabilities:You lead defined list of accounts on behalf of GfKYou ae responsible to achieve sales growthYou manage overall client relationship with GfK, liaising with internal departments to provide a client centric experienceYou understand client strategies, structures and key business questionsYou develop new and existing relationships with customers to achieve sales growthYou lead contract negotiations both for new sales and renewalsYou grow the revenue base from your accounts, ensuring targets are met or exceededNow that we've introduced you to the position as Account Manager, what skills, qualifications and experience should you have?You have min bachelors degreeYou have minimum 4 years work experience in sales/ account managementYou have a proven track record in achieving results, Getting things done, positive hands-on attitude - pro-active, pushes self for resultsYou are client oriented and willingness to go the extra mileYou have a natural ability to build and maintain long-term customer relationshipsYou are expert on negotiation and sales closing skillsYou have proven story-telling capabilities and a creative mindsetWe are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential.At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!share this pagePosted: 3 days agoCity: JohannesburgWork Area: CommercialJob Time: Full TimeRequisition ID: RContact usFirst name *Last name *Email *Country/Region *Reason for contact *MessageJob Role *Department *The content you requested is only available to registered users. By completing and submitting the form you will register as a user.GfK is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. GfK processes your personal data to improve the quality of our services and to keep them secure. Based on the interests you have shown by registering for this and other content, GfK may contact you in a direct and responsible manner to establish a business relationship. This data processing is based on our legitimate interest. For more information on how and why we process your personal data please visit our Privacy Policy .If you are interested in receiving other material from us, such as invitations to our free webinars and events, access to thought-leadership articles, and product announcements and marketing, we kindly ask you to proactively provide us with the consent.Yes, I agree to receive invitations, thought leadership, and product announcements from GfK.You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For more information on how to unsubscribe, our privacy practices and how we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, please review our Privacy Policy .
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