Key Account Manager for YKK (Maternity cover min 1 year)

We are looking for a dedicated Key Account Manager with knowledge and sales experience in apparel sector that would like to join a team that services global accounts based in Sweden and Norway.


The role has the main scope to start contacts with, maintain positive relations with and persuade decision makers -inside the assigned area- to nominate or at least indicate YKK Companies as suppliers of all fastening products to the manufacturers or importers of their products. In doing this the role carries out global marketing activities and strategies, as established by Upper Management. Its responsibilities include -not being limited to- maintenance of assigned global accounts, acquisition, and maintenance of new clients, keeping good customer relationships and following up with customer needs, achievement of assigned targets. Further than that its responsibility extends to the respect of the law and of company’s and YKK Group’s rules, the correct, precise and punctual execution of directives received by the direct supervisor and upper managers, to the adoption of appropriate and reasonable level of initiative.

Your background and personal Characteristics

You have textile background with good understanding of supply chain of apparel sector. You are highly motived and have sales and/or marketing experience. You are great at building relationship with customers and you have excellent communication skills in both Swedish and English. You are good negotiator and result oriented. You like working in global environment and be part of global team.

You at least have degree from a three year college, valid driving license and you are ready to travel (possibility to fly). You have good knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Power Point.

About YKK

The YKK Fastening Products Group is trusted worldwide for our impeccable production standards and thorough quality control processes for slide fasteners, plastic hardware, hook and loop fasteners, webbing tapes, and snap and buttons. We have integrated production and supply systems in place that meet all of the needs of our customers worldwide.

YKK fastening products are used around the world, and we continue to meet the challenge of further increasing the value of our brand and creating new demand for our products.





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Upprättat: 23. april 2021
Ansök senast: 23. maj 2021
Förväntad start: Så snart som möjligt
Borås stad, Sverige