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Key Account Manager - Ames New Zealand
Auckland Auckland New Zealand
Full Time
AMES Australasia Pty Ltd

About the business and the role

Ames Australasia design, manufacture and market the leading providers of non-powered landscaping tools and garden décor products  in Australia, New Zealand and beyond.

Our iconic brands include; Cyclone, Trojan Hand tools, Nylex, Hills and Northcote Pottery... to name a few! Our philosophy is to build products that last, from garden tools being used year after year to garden décor which endure the elements - our products always stand the test of time. As we grow and develop our brands, our aim is to remain the go-to brand for our customers by creating hardworking tools with sensible designs.

We are currently in a high-growth period which means our team is expanding and we are looking for a Key Account manager to join our Sales department based at our dynamic and fast-paced office in Auckland North office.

This role will report to the New Zealand Business Development manager and will be responsible for providing data analysis,  administrative and sale strategy within the national accounts retail department. Additionally, this role will be involved in developing, preparing and executing new product initiatives and major range reviews. While this role is predominantly sales based, ideally customer-facing role with increased interaction and involvement with our customers at a strategic level, it also has an administrational role.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Managing and logging sales activities
  • Collating reports and analysing data in order to identify customer requirements
  • Monitoring stock and managing old/new lines  
  • Liaising with our customers on new store merchandising, store changes and roll out of new products
  • Preparing various documents using standard templates
  • Proofing catalogues and advertising material
  • Database entry and system administration
  • Developing new opportunities and helping to align with Australia in new product presentation and rollout

Skills and experience

  • Versatile and able to manage time efficiently
  • Excellent communication skills, telephone manner and written English
  • Great attitude and ability to represent our brands to our customers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Packages such as; Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Win business in a timely manner and manage new sales opportunities

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