Key Account Manager

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The position of (key) account manager is mainly aimed at new sales development of possible (key) accounts and (key) account management, to ensure long term collaboration and revenue and profit growth. Traveling is required, on average 4 days per week appointments outside the office with (key) accounts.

The main activities of the key account manager are:

  • Is responsible for new sales development in the Dutch market. Targets mainly large vendors and store chains
  • Creates increased selling at the already existing key accounts
  • Is strongly oriented on reselling of the products and takes initiative to stimulate extra sales without decreasing profit
  • Is responsible for the sales activities of the predefined key accounts in the Dutch market
  • Manages key account relationships to ensure long term collaboration
  • Knows and understands the company’s sales and marketing strategy. Translates this to annual account plans for the key accounts and updates this regularly. In the annual account plan a balance is found between revenue growth, profit growth and efficiency of order and logistic processes
  • Develops and negotiates the annual trade terms for the key accounts, in line with preapproved annual account plan
  • Is responsible for the execution of annual contracts of the key accounts
  • Ensures ultimate product placement to realize long term profitability
  • Is responsible for the sales forecast of the key accounts
  • Monitors KPI’s, analyses the volume development and budget targets, monitors performance; takes action when needed
  • The key account manager works closely together with the account managers and sales promotors regarding the key accounts

Profiel kandidaat


  • A minimum of 2 years' working experience in a similar (international) environment is required
  • Experience with starting and building new distribution channels and/or selling points in the food sector is desirable
  • Experience with selling in prospect driven sectors (like energy, telecom, insurance, etc.) is desirable
  • Experience in working with MS Office is required
  • Excellent level of Dutch and English language is required

Addional requirements
  • Hbo level is required, preferably in the field of business or commerce

Geboden wordt

Sodastream is a growing company and there are plenty of opportunities to grow with us. We offer you a fun, versatile and vibrant work environment in which you can adequately challenge and develop yourself. In addition, you will work in a fresh and open team, with lots of freedom and responsibilities in your work.

Meer informatie

Enthusiastic, commercial and environmentally aware candidates can apply by sending a Curriculum Vitae and a motivation letter to (please refer to the job 'key account manager')

Acquisition is not appreciated.

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Salesmanager, sales, projectmanagement, netwerken, commercieel medewerker, commercie.

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