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Key Account Manager - North

Yorkshire and the Humber

  • Reference: 387329
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £40,000 + company car

  • Location: West Yorkshire / Remote Working

The Company

With over 330 years of innovation and passion, Husqvarna provides professionals with forest, park and garden products. They let high performance meet usability and safety, enabling people to get the job done efficiently. Husqvarna offers a wide and growing range of products and accessories, including everything from chainsaws and power cutters to robotic lawnmowers.

The Role

Reporting to the Professional Business Manager the role is part of a growing new business unit within the company

  • Working in the Husqvarna Forest and Garden Division UK focussing on automower pro equipment targeting stakeholders who own/manage various greenspace (Groundcare) eg. Golf courses, public common areas, sport pitches, public attractions, landscapers
  • Automower Pro is a key growth area for the business which is set to accelerate, and market data suggests that within 3yrs the use of autonomous turfcare will be common within the groundcare industry  
  • An opportunity for a KAM to join a growing team (currently 6 heads) responsible for generating leads and new business in the geographical area
  • Acting as a point of contact between Pro customers and dealers, this is the opportunity for the KAM to offer a solution based service to new and existing Pro accounts and influence customers that Husqvarna is the best choice for them for autonomous turf care solution  
  • There is huge potential within the area to increase revenue and bring on new Pro customers/accounts with the territory expected to be able to generate in excess of £2m
  • Manage the existing ‘Key pro account’s' 
  • Role will work with marketing and CRM database to drive new business
  • 80% of time will be spent engaging with target Pro customers, 20% with dealer network

The Person

•             Sales background with experience of a solution based selling approach (B2B experience is an extra benefit)
•             Creative thinker and problem solver
•             Looking to develop their career further within the company
•             Familiar with CRM management, comfortable following up leads and opportunities
•             Pro-active approach to generating leads and winning new business with the ability to influence
•             Able to build rapport and understand customer needs
•             Background in DIY/garden machinery or related consumer goods would be beneficial 
​​​​​​•             Team player with understanding of the bigger picture


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