Key Account Manager


Empathy and self-Organization are your superpower? Great; you will use them!

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For our new position as Account Manager, we are looking for someone with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and vision that will help us grow and innovate. Your main mission at West Coast Supply Group is to manage the relationship with our key accounts and set up and realize strategic account plans to achieve our sales and margin targets. You are proactively following market and product developments, where you identify new opportunities & trends and translate them into commercial plans and actions.

Some of your responsibilities:

  • Maintain and expand the relationship with your customers while keeping tabs on account plans, product quality and profitability
  • Negotiate prices, payments, and delivery terms with your (international) customers
  • Set up KPIs to follow up on the realization of defined targets in the area of turnover and margin
  • Make adjustments based on analyses and reports to improve process efficiency
  • Work closely together with your colleagues and other internal stakeholders to achieve the best results – Teamwork for the win!

This is you:

Communication and presentation skills are your superpower. You enjoy taking ownership and developing long-lasting relationships with your clients. You can structure your tasks well, maintain an overview, and strategically work towards your targets. You are a great negotiation partner, and you enjoy a good challenge while keeping your cool.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • You live in the Netherlands
  • You have completed a higher professional education (hbo-level)
  • You are fluent in English. Having a good command of Dutch or another language is a plus
  • You have at least 2 years of experience in an Account Management position within a medium-sized or large retail organization or in a Sales function on the manufacturer’s side
  • You have an understanding of setting up and executing a commercial plan for a brand with a retailer. (In store presence, value chain, marketing, promotions)
  • You are a great sparring partner at all levels, both inside and outside the organization
  • You enjoy spending parts of your work time travelling to different countries, attending fairs and going on store checks to monitor current market and product developments

Being part of West Coast Supply Group means:

Having the freedom to find your own winning formula. We are a multicultural (we currently have 30+ nationalities in our team) and dynamic group of individuals, who all share a top-scoring mentality and a commercial mindset. You will feel part of our team, meet amazing colleagues, and make new friends in no time. West Coast Supply Group’s people make it a power factory; the open-minded and collaborative team is key to (y)our success: we cheer each other on, you can ask for help, and you have the freedom to be your own entrepreneur.

You can look forward to:

  • A competitive salary & benefits à la carte package, options for selling and buying vacation days, a Diversity Day and much more… 
  • A customized plan with your personal and professional goals and growth opportunities. Open ears for your innovation and ideas, and room for realizing them. 
  • A warm and healthy lunch in our restaurant. 
  • An after-lunch stroll along the beautiful canals of Leiden, right outside the office or the time to challenge your colleagues to a game of ping pong, darts or table soccer. 
  • A drink at the bar on our top floor every Friday afternoon. 
  • Awesome team events and legendary annual parties.


Stories from our Trading team

“My team is my biggest support - we work together and play together. We share the same interests and we work to achieve our goals together. WCSG gives you a stage, and a freedom to do your best every day. You are free to build your own business case. Every day is full of challenges and surprises." - Erica

Challenges and nice surprises WCSG challenges me and helps me grow
We share the same interests We work as a team to achieve our goals
WCSG gives you the stage You can take the stage and excel

Stories from our Trading team

“Working at WCSG has given me the energy and freedom to create and develop business worldwide. I appreciate the support and trust I get from the company as it has allowed me to push forward and grow." - Tristan

I have freedom to do my job WCSG is a 'flat' organization, so I can take initiative
I get support and trust I feel supported and I receive trust from those that matter
A push forward WCSG pushes me forward and allows me to grow

Any questions?

Contact me to discuss the role and to get answers to your questions.

Paula Valencia - Recruiter

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