Epson Nigeria Vacancy for a Consumer Account Manager – Consumer Retail Channel

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that operates at the cutting edge of technology development. We are dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through the creation of ground-breaking, high-precision and energy-saving technologies. From printers and 3LCD projectors, to wearable GPS/activity monitors and augmented reality smart glasses, Epson offers an extensive array of award-winning products to customers across the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consumer Account Manager – Consumer Retail Channel
Job number: AFIS00034
Location: NG – Home Office
Contract type: Permanent
Description

  • Epson are recruiting for a Consumer Account Manager, as a Consumer Account Manager in the Consumer Sales division of Epson, you will develop and implement the consumer sales plan for designated customers/partners to generate business growth and maximise sales of Epson products.
  • This position has a strong retail focus linked to Consumer Products. We are looking for a seasoned professional with a proven track record of showing growth within South African’s Retail and E-tail marketplace.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promote the complete or appropriate Epson range in 1st/2nd tier accounts to increase Epson sales growth.
  • Efficient administration to ensure prompt payments made by channel partners.
  • Ensure the timely collection of sales and inventory data to identify key target end users for Epson sales activity.
  • Set targets, business objectives and commercial terms for accounts to deliver the financial and non-financial goals on sales growth.
  • Identify and qualify new opportunities for growth in the accounts.

Marketing:

  • Agree and review marketing plans that maximise sales and deliver the Epson strategy.
  • Ensure optimal implementation of the generic marketing campaigns within accounts.
  • Track ROI of campaigns run in conjunction with channel partners.

Communications and Reporting:

  • Input to the forecasting process.
  • Collate competitive market place information. Provide structured feedback and review promotional activities with this knowledge.
  • Co-ordinate assistance from other teams to provide resource, as required for the specified accounts.
  • Work effectively with the Reseller/End User team to optimise Epson’s sales.
  • Ensure that CRM data is received correctly and in required timeframes from all accounts.
  • Liaise with European team on management of any pan EMEAR opportunities or target accounts.
  • Manage daily and weekly activities to meet agreed targets.
  • Provide monthly summary of highlights, issues and actions for each account.

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Consumer Account Management background preferably within the specialist sector of the channel
  • Experience and ideally strong relationship with retail buyers.
  • Innovative approach.
  • Specific experience in managing the relationship with retail buyers.
  • Understanding of high street style Retail sales promotions, SPIVS and Broadsheet promotions whilst managing the balance between Retail and regular OPEN CHANNEL resellers.
  • Fundamental understanding of the broader Channel is most important.
  • Evidence of academic achievement.
  • Selling IT Hardware into Multi-Site Retailers is an advantage.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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