Key Account Manager

The Company

Character Options (part of Character Group plc) is a multi-award winning, forward thinking, top 5, UK toy company with many prestigious toy brands in its portfolio including; Peppa Pig, Laser X, Teletubbies, Pokémon and Little Live Pets. The UK Offices are based in both Oldham, Lancashire and New Malden, Surrey whilst international offices are situated in Hong Kong and China.

The Role

The Company has an exciting opportunity for the right sales professional to become a part of its dynamic sales force.

The successful candidate will report to the general sales manager and will manage and develop existing accounts, whilst always looking for new sales opportunities. He or she will be a great team player with a flexible attitude and an ability to demonstrate the tenacity and personal commitment in reaching sales targets. Being able to work closely with sales support, marketing and operations is also a must in order to deliver the company’s commitment to its customers.

Applications are invited from persons with a proven record in sales and account management within the Toy or FMCG industries, having gained skills from developing key and independent accounts. They will need to be a strong manager and possess the ability to forecast, make sound commercial judgments and see beyond the short-term business challenges that today’s successful companies face. Your career history will demonstrate the ability to drive sales growth in a highly competitive market as well as an understanding of category management, promotional and ranging strategies.

To apply for this much sought after role, send your CV complete with a covering letter and details of your current salary and benefits to

• Package: Competitive Salary, +car, +bonus, +benefits
• Location: Midland/Northern based with regular attendance at the Oldham office
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