Key Account Manager

  • Location: Calgary
  • Posting Date: August 24, 2021
  • Job Order ID: 695034
  • Consultant: Stuart Gannon
  • Industry: Cannabis / Healthcare
Our client is an Established Cannabis LP with operations in both Canada and the US. We are seeking a qualified retail Key Account Manager based in Calgary or Vancouver to manage Western Canada.

The primary role of this position is to develop relationships with Key Retail Chain Account Buyers and provincial boards in order to grow the distribution and net revenue within this segment. As part of this role, you will work closely with the third-party field sales representatives in providing education and support.

Key Qualifications include:
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of Key Account experience in an FMCG industry
  • At minimum a basic understanding of the Cannabis industry
  • A proven track record of launching products and strategic displays within a universe of accounts
  • Comfortable manipulating data, building and presenting full category reviews
  • Experience working with a third party sales team is an asset
Other Requirements include:
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • A persuasive and energetic personality
  • Ability to analyze statistics and strong computer skills along with good administration habits
  • Problem-solving and creative approach to objections
  • Goal-oriented and results-driven personality
  • Able to set and execute high standards of performance