The successful senior national account manager has 20 years experience across the tech, toys and consumer goods industries.
Kirsty is an experienced and successful professional, with extensive knowledge of consumer electronics and toys. She has has previously held successful senior roles at Alpha Animation and Re:Creation, and, having both enjoyed these and proved herself a valued addition to the teams, is now keen to get back into the toy business.
At Alpha, Kirsty was a senior national account manager, where she was responsible for revenues in excess of £1.8m and managed top tier retail accounts including Argos, Tesco, The Entertainer, The Range and Amazon. While with Alpha, Kirsty opened the Tesco account and secured business of circa £250k within the first six months of taking up the position. She also gained increased range commitment for spring/summer 2019 including two slots for spring/summer 2019 FSDU execution and launched the Amazon account, securing ~£200k within six months.
Kirsty held the same role at Re:Creation, overseeing the creation of customer business plans to maximise ranging, distribution, sales and profitability, and pro-actively manage inventory and product lifecycle pricing and promotion.
Outside of work, Kirsty is a registered NHS Volunteer Responder, and enjoys outdoor activities ranging from stand up paddle boarding to swimming and walking.
Kirsty told Toy World: “Working is such a huge part of my identity and I really take pride in my achievements. I have an array of positive recommendations from my colleagues spanning more than two decades, which are detailed on my LinkedIn profile, and can provide references from my most recent employer at director level, as well as from previous employers, all of whom, I am confident, will provide glowing recommendations. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have a role that might be suitable.”