Key - Account - Manager


Portland, OR

Industry: Apparel & Footwear


Not Specified years

Posted 279 days ago

  by    Roger Allen

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The company is a well-established company with a reputation for quality. It develops, manufactures and distributes innovative hightech components to the shoe and appareal industry.


?        Manage key client relationships in the US West Region

?        Lead the consultantive and strategic saleswith existing footwear brands, manufacturers, branded consumer goods companies and distributors.

?        Expand existing client relationships ? especially for new product developement

?        Acquire new clients & business development in new regions (e.g. Latin America)

?        Explore and develop new client segments outside of the footwear sector

?        Close cooperation with various contacts and company functions

?        reporting directly to the CEO


?        Experience in a Senior Sales or Business Development function (Experience in the shoe-industry not required but would be a plus)

?        Capable of developing existing and winning new clients.

?        Proactive and structured approach to pursuing business opportunities

?        Confident self-starter with entrepreneurial mind-set and strong consultative and solution orientation

?        Knowledge of Manufacturing, thermoplastics, polymers and chemicals helpful

?        Experience in working in an international environment and ability to travel across mainly the USA and occassionally to Latin-America (Spanish is not required)

?        Any additional European or Asian language skills a plus

?        University or equivalent degree in e.g. Business Administration and / or Economics, applied sciences


?        US WestCoast (Portland, OR or San Francisco, CA preferred)


?        Based on experience

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