Harrison Scott Associates

Account Manager (BB-2154C)

Found in: Talent UK

Description:
Our client is a Global Leader in packaging solutions for the world’s most famous Retail & Fashion names and are described as a pioneer in product sustainability and innovation across the global supply chain.This opportunity is for our Client’s Flexible Packaging business in Europe and the successful candidate will need to have a solid print background.A knowledge of flexible packaging would be advantageous, but is not essential, Account Management in Printed product is key.Main role functions:Operate as a point of contact for assigned accounts with client base comprising Retailers, Manufacturers, Agents and Buying Offices).Make sure clients receive requested products and services.Communicate client needs and demands to management.Coordinate with staff members working on the same account to ensure consistent service.Collaborate with local sales teams to reach prospective clients.Support local sales teams with local projects.Maintain accurate records relating to individual projects.Works closely with all production sites and customers to provide forecasts and reports.Provides assistance to production sites regarding stock management.Prepare briefs for quotation and assist with subsequent cost analysis and bid preparation.Project Development / ManagementDevelop products according to customer needs.Execute and monitor projects, ensuring key milestones are achieved on time. Manage the creation and maintenance of packaging / labelling artwork and specifications.Co-ordinate sampling with production sites and submit samples for approval, once they have been carefully checked.Maintain a library of approved samples.Liaise closely with artworkers and designers, as well as with all production sites.Liaise closely with all customers (retailers, manufacturers, agents and buying offices).Work closely with all production sites and customers to provide forecasts and reports.Assist production sites with production planning and stock management.Provide new project briefs to the relevant production sites.Help with the ongoing management of new and established projects.Coordinate with external suppliers for European projects.Reporting and AdministrationAble to manage own time effectively to ensure the smooth running of accounts.Communicate regularly with the European sales team and the sister companies to ensure good information and work flow.Maintain accurate records using the agreed systems and ensure all customer files are well organised.Skills and ExperienceGood project management skills.Sales focused.Fluent English language skills.IT literate (MS Office applications including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, the internet).Flexibility – willingness to travel both in EU and further afield if required.Driving licenceConscientious with accurate attention to detail.Excellent team working skills, essential in a global business.Self-motivated, organised and able to prioritise in a multi-task environment.Ability to work proactively and on own initiative and actively solve problems when needed.Commitment to, and empathy with, the aims and objectives of the Group

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