We are looking for a Key Account Manager for the Consumer Goods business area

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The future is being created today. At Kiilto, we invest in the future every day by promoting occupational wellbeing, encouraging innovation and making our operations more and more sustainable. We are guided by the desire to be an environmental leader, using our expertise to create success stories for our customers. We are local, innovative and insightful. Would you like to add your own chapter to our hundred-year story of growth?   


Join our growing international business as   

Key Account Manager, Consumer Goods Finland 

In this role, you will be responsible for developing the sales, profitability and customer satisfaction of designated key accounts. In addition, you will lead and develop our field sales team of three sales representatives, with partial responsibility for profit and loss. Your job is to lead and develop collaboration with our key accounts with internal stakeholders and ensure the successful implementation of our brand and distribution strategy in your area of responsibility. You will also play an essential role in planning and executing commercial activities, budgeting and forecasting. 

We are looking for a customer-oriented and sales-oriented person with a proven ability to deliver results. You will largely work independently, but also seamlessly as part of our sales and marketing team and with internal stakeholders such as R&D, our supply chain unit and other business units. An analytical frame of mind, good problem-solving skills, a can-do attitude and excellent interpersonal and presentation skills are your key attributes for success in the position. Our sales office is in Helsinki, but the work also requires regular travel to other parts of Finland. You will report to the Business Area Director in the Consumer Goods business area. 

Ideal background: 

  • Commercial degree or degree in another relevant field (Bachelor’s or Master’s level) 
  • At least three years of experience within the fast-moving consumer goods industry, preferably with K Group 
  • Excellent leadership skills and a passion for developing people and processes 
  • A customer-oriented mindset and strong vision for business development  
  • Outstanding influencing and negotiation skills 
  • Excellent command of Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Fluent written and spoken Finnish and English 

We offer you a working environment within a growing international company, a wide range of interesting duties and comprehensive induction in your tasks. We actively invest in the wellbeing of Kiiltonians, for which we have twice been chosen as Finland’s most active workplace. We strive to keep our staff’s skills and knowledge up to date by organising our own training programmes. We have a non-smoking policy at Kiilto. 

For further details on the position, please call Business Area Director Antero Kivioja, +358 45 878 2400, either on 23 March from 9 to 10 am (EET) or on 30 March from 2 to 3.30 pm (EET). 

Please submit your application here with a salary request and CV by 4 April, 2021. 

We operate in compliance with Kiilto's recruitment process and will treat all contacts concerning the post with absolute confidentiality. We ask applicants to reserve  9 and 13 April for a possible job interview. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an approved health check, including a drug test. 

Kiilto is a growing family-owned company from Finland, with a hundred-year history and a vision looking ahead to 2080. We develop, manufacture and market chemical industry solutions in four business areas: construction, industrial adhesives and fireproofing, professional hygiene and consumer business. The key principles underlying our operations are environmental leadership, closeness, and commitment to the future. We operate in 11 countries and employ nearly 1000 people. www.kiilto.com