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Key Account Director, Target


USA, Enfield

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Are you interested in working with the world’s largest retailer while delivering results on a best-in-class brand?

Bring your sales, relationships building and leadership expertise to the table to continue to drive strong collaboration and provide strong business results.

Your specific tasks include:

•Create the strategic framework for Target annual business plans.
•Develop and sustain close collaborative interaction with Target buying, planning, replenishment, and internal colleagues across many disciplines within LEGO.
• Utilize strong negotiation and customer management skills, as well as responsiveness and attention to detail.
•Support and coach team members on the business team to ensure capability development of Key Account Manager skills and best in class Customer Pulse results.
•Deliver the agreed upon profit contribution in line with the overall company revenue and profit objectives.
•Lead promotional funding and collaborates with Target on how to best utilize funds while focusing on driving sales in a profitable manner.
•Develop brand awareness and provides “strategic thought leadership” to the Target buying, planning, and marketing functions.
•Develop and execute a rich and engaging annual marketing plan which helps achieve scorecard objectives, while differentiating Target within the market.

Challenges and Opportunities

The Key Account Director position gives you the opportunity to work with a large retailer and be part of a high performing team that delivers consistent results. While delivering results for our brand, there are endless opportunities to develop collaborative and critical thinking skills. Strategic partnerships and team building drive satisfaction in this role while delivering on growth targets.

Do you have what it takes?

•Bachelor’s degree in a business related field.
•3-5 years related experience in consumer packaged goods.
•2 years of selling experience.
•Exceed performance expectations in all previous positions held.
•Strong planning, organizational, and execution skills, and self-motivation.
•Learning and guiding high level Key Account Manager expertise including strategic negotiation skills, strategic planning, inventory management, forecasting, team building, and turning strategic plans into accomplishments.
•Demonstrate critical thinking, strong analytical skills, results-orientation and flexibility in a dynamic team environment.
•Manage within an established budget.
•Present oneself as a role model and a teammate.
•Willingness to travel – as needed (bi-monthly domestic travel 1-2 nights, annual international travel 3 nights).

Bringing it to Life

“The LEGO® Group is a growing, diverse, global organization with a long and proud history of serving the children and families of the world. In this role, the successful candidate is offered the opportunity to constantly learn and develop both professionally and personally. The charter to both support and drive change within the business in an engaging, dynamic and flexible work environment offers a unique challenge that I have found to be both inspirational and highly motivational.”

Join the global LEGO® family

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. They have an open, positive view of the world that motivates us to continuously strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging.

The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

We consider all of our employees part of the LEGO family. Beyond competitive pay and bonus incentives, employees can enjoy free coffee and snacks, a fitness center, on-site childcare, a LEGO store with discounts on campus and the biggest event of the year: PLAY DAY! Being part of our family also means playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”

Build your career brick by brick at The LEGO Group.

We look very much forward to reading your application - please use the APPLY NOW button above or below, and please remember to attach a current CV.

Additional Details

We conduct drug screening as a part of our drug free workplace policy and in support of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees.

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