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New job opportunity at Hasbro

Firm is looking to recruit a business account manager for nine months maternity cover.
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Hasbro is a leader in leisure entertainment products for children and families. Its portfolio of toys and games include Monopoly, Play-Doh, My Little Pony and Mr Potato Head.

Due to maternity leave, the UK sales department based at Stockley Park is seeking a business account manager to join its existing team. 

The purpose of this role is to support the team in driving sales through accounts to achieve company sales and profit targets.

The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing and monitoring account current business plans, along with a section of the product portfolio.

The candidate will be required to influence and negotiate with the account to maximise sales, and execute and monitor agreed promotions within the business plan.

The role requires the employee to network across external customers and internal contacts and monitor stock availability as well as handling day to day account requests.

The successful candidate will be of graduate calibre, ideally with experience of working in the toy industry or in a FMCG/consumer durables UK market place.

Candidates will possess a minimum of two to four years experience in sales, along with an excellent understanding of account systems, processes and trading tactics.

The ability to use influencing and negotiating skills to achieve results is essential, along with clear persuasive communication. The firm is seeking a numerate individual who has the ability to analyse data and sales information.

The ability to be adaptable and be prepared to be flexible covering a variety of work within the team during the cover period is also necessary.

The successful candidate must be result oriented, and possess good prioritisation skills. An adaptable and flexible manner is essential for this role, and candidates must be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion.

Excellent understanding of account systems, processes and trading tactics is essential, along with exposure to trade marketing.

Candidates must possess intermediate level knowledge of MS Office including Outlook and Excel, and have the ability to drive and travel in the UK/Ireland.

Closing date: 11th September 2009

Interested parties should send a CV with a covering letter stating why they are suitable for this position and post it to:

Hasbro International,
Human Resource Department,
2 Roundwood Avenue,
Stockley Park,
UB11 1AZ.

Alternatively you can e-mail your CV to:

Please quote the job title.


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