Strategic Account Manager – Industrial Private Label Industry

About Our Client:

Our client is a leading manufacturer of specialty consumer products.

Position Scope:

The Strategic Account Manager’s primary function is to develop new sales of products and services and effectively manage a sales territory that targets growth within the existing Key Customer base, achieving sales, volume and profitability targets while ensuring customer requirements are being met.  The Strategic Account Manager is expected to grow the territory via successful prospecting of new customers within targeted markets. Must work with and support various internal constructs to drive new sales growth connecting with various departments that include but are not limited to: Sales & Marketing, Customer Service, Purchasing, R&D, Manufacturing and Operations to create a highly responsive customer experience and elicit profitable growth.


  • Achieve or exceed annual planned sales objectives for the assigned territory or market segments while maintaining expenses within assigned budgeted guidelines
  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of annual territory budgets and sales plans
  • Identify, report and execute on potential sales growth opportunities and factors which could influence the company’s corporate and local marketing plans and objectives
  • Maintain an active and full pipeline with updates completed on a regular basis
  • Establish strong business relationships with existing customer base and develop value relationships with potential clients to expand business
  • Attend regular production, customer service, and sales meetings as required to aid in the smooth flow of customer initiatives
  • Where applicable with respect to the account base, review and ensure inventory is being moved and allocated as required
  • Participation in Trade Shows as required
  • Willingness to travel

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Business, Science or equivalent experience
  • SAP experience preferred
  • 7-10 years of sales experience, 3+ as a Key/Strategic Account Manager
  • Manufacturing experience desired
  • Strong presentation abilities
  • Strong Communication skills, written and oral
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills required
  • Adaptable, excited to learn, work within a rapidly growing organization and wants to make an impact!


  • Decision Making – having an understanding of the general business who, what, why and how’s to ensure that decisions are based on actual or potential capability, rather than untested theory.
  • Forward thinking – conceiving, analyzing and reflecting on information or data in a futuristic way. Thinks about possibilities, weighs and balances options and presents new ideas or outcomes.
  • Dependability – takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work, achieving results with little oversight.
  • Initiative – focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them. Gets the job done.
  • Quality focus – displays a commitment to quality processes/procedures in order to provide consistency to both internal and external customers.
  • Innovation – develops original, creative ideas that improve products, services and/ or processes.
  • Can do approach – Does what it takes to make the outcome happen. Lives the vision.
  • Continual improvement – Makes use of quality tools to improve processes / customer outcomes, generating new solutions and approaches to issues / processes.
  • Sense of urgency – treating all customer (internal or external) requests as if they were the most important. Resolving open items in a responsive and timely manner.
  • Goal setting – develops the criteria, boundaries, time limits etc. necessary to move toward and achieve a specific outcome for the group or organization

Application Instructions: 

To apply, please send a resume to Shannon Terpstra at


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Toronto, ON


Competitive compensation package + benefits


Categories:    Sales   

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Strategic Account Manager – Industrial Private Label Industry

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