This is a great opportunity to work for one of the world’s leading providers of video games products. For this Account Manager role you will be commercially driven and required to produce business plans to develop and grow revenue in a number of key national retailers. You will also be required to use your experience to look for new opportunities to grow the business and develop sales to maximise impact and increase our market share within the games industry. Responsibilities Sell in/sell through and stock management of all products (hardware, peripherals and software) to nominated accounts in order to ensure monthly and quarterly departmental targets are achieved. • In collaboration with each nominated Account, prepare monthly, quarterly and annual business plans and forecast hardware and peripherals to ensure stock availability, brand presence and to maximise sales • Analyse the market potential for each new software release, identify the key features and benefits and present these to the Accounts (Managers/representatives), agree intake plan and marketing in order to maximise sell through • Establish and maintain relationships internally with Marketing, Operations, Customer Service, PR and Finance and externally with all decision makers, influencers and doers at each nominated Account in order to ensure personal and business objectives are achieved and opportunities are maximised • Adapting your approach to the fast paced environment and continuous changes within the gaming industry, establish a lead role within the team and present the latest findings and trends on a monthly basis • Devise creative programmes for all appropriate external personnel to inform, train and create awareness of the features and benefits of all products in order to ensure consistency of messaging Skills & Experience The following skills/experience are necessary: Strong Commercial acumen Experienced and varied negotiation skillset Leadership - Is able to seize the initiative, make decisions and move quickly to deliver whilst bringing colleagues with them Strong communicator & influencer with the ability to work across multiple functions Flexible with the ability to adapt to ever changing, dynamic environment Innovative - Can find solutions to an array of business challenges and has the focus to see them through to delivery Self motivated & Energetic - Demonstrates a natural energy and passion for operating within a commercial environment Tenacious - Has a proven track record to deliver commercial results in challenging environments Teamwork & Self awareness - Has the ability to works across a wide team and adapt their behaviour accordingly Analytical - Can quickly interpret and manipulate data into presentable, compelling insight. Games industry knowledge useful but not essential. If you are interested and would like further information or wish to apply please contact me, Marcus Smith via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44 1925 839 705 for a confidential discussion.