Key Account Manager

Posted almost 2 years ago by Acre
Contract Type Contract
Salary £Competitive + Benefits
Sector Resource / Waste Management
Posted almost 2 years ago
Apply by Monday, 26 October 2015
Acre is hiring a talented Key Account Manager with a leading non-profit resource efficiency organisation to support on two cutting-edge sustainability programmes. The successful individual will work closely with both internal and external stakeholders in the electronics and apparel sectors; reviewing and delivering sector specific sustainability plans and initiatives. You will be developing and retaining strong working relationships with a range of national and multinational brand and retailer stakeholders at both the executive and operational level. Key responsibilities will includeRecruiting and managing a portfolio of stakeholders and securing their commitment to deliver to clear guidelinesDrawing on the organisation's resources, tools, expertise and research to help embed change within stakeholder businesses to improve resource efficiency and reduce wasteKeeping up to date with relevant market knowledge, developments and trendsEnsuring that all reporting is managed and delivered against agreed targets and timescalesProviding advice, support and excellent customer service to stakeholders and signatories As the Key Account Manager, you will be instrumental in establishing and building strong partnerships with leading brands. In this role, an awareness of environmental drivers and issues in the apparel or electronics sector would be ideal, as would an understanding of how communications can be used to influence behavioural change. Essential skills and capabilities:Experience of liaising with and building excellent partnerships with clients and/or stakeholdersEducated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant disciplineDemonstrable experience within sustainabilityTrack record of engaging and influencing stakeholders to deliver outcome based targetsFull driving licence and the flexibility to drive and travel This position will give you the chance to work with leading brands and retailers and support them in driving resource efficiency through their business as well as working within a leading and highly regarded organisation.


Acre's aim is to help create a better economy by uniting people and businesses bound by strong social and environmental values. The market leader in sustainability recruitment for over a decade, A...

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