Account Manager - Central Europe - Aldena Associates

Account Manager – Central Europe

Job Title: Account Manager – Central Europe

Salary: £28,000 PA

Hybrid Working: Milton Keynes Office: 3 Days. Home: 2 Days

 

About Us
We are a global fitness company specialising in the design, manufacture, marketing and sales of a comprehensive range of fitness and sports equipment to both the commercial and home markets. Our product lines are developed and marketed under some of the top brands within the fitness industry including adidas and Reebok.

 

Job Specification

  • Work with the Country Manager to set budgets for customers and help them achieve targets
  • Ensure customers are aware of new products launched each season and ensure they are ranging the right products to achieve their sell-through expectations
  • Make customers aware of all marketing tools available to them
  • Direct account responsibility for smaller German customers and assist the Country manager with key accounts where required
  • Process all German and Eastern European sales orders and invoices
  • Liaise with factories and raise purchase orders
  • Update the online tracking system
  • Handle a full set of import and export shipping documents (PI & PO, INV & PL)
  • Coordinate with factories and customers for shipping schedule arrangements
  • Responsible for monitoring shipment schedule on time
  • Responsible for checking and chasing payments from customers
  • Resolve customer queries – answering calls and emails from customers and factories
  • Assist with translation and interpretation where necessary
  • Work with customers to analyse monthly sell-through data
  • Check the sell-through report and chase new orders to make sure the client has the right stock levels at all times

 

What You’ll Need To Succeed

  • Speak fluent German
  • Other Eastern European languages are also desirable
  • Have a passion for health and fitness
  • Willing to travel to Germany to support Country Manager with key accounts
  • More than 5 years of previous customer service and sales experience, ideally in sporting goods
  • Good knowledge of Excel
  • Well organised with good attention to detail
  • Able to work to strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Friendly and outgoing personality with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
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About this job

Location
Milton Keynes
Job type
Permanent
Salary
£28,000
Reference
ALD308