Key Account Manager - FMCG Start-Up

  • Location

    Singapore

  • Sector:

    Sales & Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    S$4000 - S$4800 per month

  • Contact:

    Melanie Weller

  • Contact email:

    melanie.weller@voltasia.com.sg

  • Job ref:

    BBBH9613_1628244541

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-05

  • Consultant:

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A Singapore-based start-up specializing in precision agriculture is seeking a Key Account Manager. In this critical front-end role, you would be the key point of contact establishing and maintaining relationships with organized retail and food services accounts (HORECA).

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and locate new business in the form of direct sales, partnerships and distribution channels for our fresh produce business
  • Work collaboratively with customers to understand their requirements, unfulfilled needs and demand - may involve meeting multiple stakeholders within each customer organization to gather information and insights that would help us service them to their utmost satisfaction
  • Understand and obtain relevant information and knowledge about market conditions and relevant of products on offer from others servicing fresh produce
  • Implement and contribute new ideas and concepts for product development and enhancement
  • Receive customer orders, process, record, and coordinate closely with the production team to ensure specific needs of customers are met and exceeded
  • Take the lead on execution of customer outreach campaigns, conventions, farmers' markets, and trade shows

Key Requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience in B2B sales or account management
  • A strong existing network of contacts in F&B and retail would be a great advantage
  • Basic knowledge of fresh produce, its supply chain and the local eco-system
  • Strong passion and understanding of the importance of fresh and nutritious food
  • Excellent communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A risk-taker with high capability of accepting challenges

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Melanie Weller on +65 6701 1528 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1441021 (Melanie Anne Weller).