Key Account Manager – Cape Town

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Black Pen Recruitment
  • Post Date: November 23, 2018
Job Overview

Our Client, one of the leading companies in the beauty industry with offices located in Cape Town, currently has a fantastic position open as a Export Key Account Manager. In this role you will take pride in successfully growing the business across key accounts and channels, ensuring exemplary customer service standards are developed, implemented and maintained. If you have 5 years Key Accounts and Marketing experience within the African Retail Environment and wish to broaden your horizons in a dynamic company – then this is the perfect opportunity for you.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with proficiency in building clear, compelling value propositions that can be expressed in a variety of media
  • Excellent Numerical and Data Analysis skills
  • At least 5 years’ exposure of Export Key Account and dealing with the Distributors, including field sales, key accounts, marketing and retail marketing
  • Proficient MS Office
  • Fluency in English


  • Customer Account Planning
  • Competitor Reviews
  • Customer Strategies, Plans & Implementation
  • Data and Competitive Analysis
  • Demand Planning
  • Key Account and Sales Support
  • Partner Engagement, Communication and Negotiation


  • Exceptional strategic thinker with strong analytical skills; ability to address cross-functional and cross-organizational issues independently
  • Ability to maintain a high sense of urgency and entrepreneurial work ethic that is required to drive business outcomes
  • Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment
  • Positive “can do” attitude, passionate and able to show commitment and to inspire others
  • Team player and builder – leads by example

To apply for this amazing position, please send your CV to margaretebiertz(at)blackpenrecruitment(dot)com

We look forward to speaking to you then!

Job Detail
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience5 Years