With the continued growth and success of the Mintel Beauty and Personal Care team we are looking for an Account Director to join the Sales Team, to maintain a portfolio of clients across France.
This exciting opportunity is for an accomplished and results-driven sales professional with plenty of energy and a positive attitude, who is passionate about Account Management. You will have an interest or experience in selling to the Beauty and Personal Care sectors. In addition to being an exceptional individual sales performer, the ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and be a team player that wants to maximize their OTE. You will also need to show evidence of excellent sales results and feel at ease speaking with business owners.
The candidate will be responsible for maintaining a portfolio of existing clients across the region, and should be experienced in selling to the beauty and personal care sector. You will be responsible for your own schedule, which will involve approximately 8 travel days per month, making around 15 business appointments.
Minimum 3 years proven face to face sales experience
Consultative and solution oriented selling
Passion for selling within or to the Beauty and Personal Care sectors and a personal interest in the Beauty market.
Strong business development background, with proven success in obtaining referrals, maximising identified leads, networking and enabling a high volume of well targeted meeting
Retain and grow existing accounts across the territory using excellent communication skills, strong follow-up and sharp attention to detail.
- Leverage client relationships to grow accounts by securing additional products or services to achieve a target portfolio percentage increase
- Identify new champions and revenue streams by networking throughout assigned accounts and by leveraging contacts throughout territory
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Highly polished, with the drive and interest to keep abreast with the core issues within the Beauty and Personal Care market
Work as part of a fun, dynamic and successful team
Fluency in English and French
Bachelor's degree required