Key Account Managers can be employed across a range of industries making London the perfect place to find the sector that best suits you from Finance, to Media.
Should you work in London in this role, you could work for companies such as Booking.com, ASOS or Airbnb, providing you with unique chances to further your experience and expand your skill set, whilst opening yourself up to the opportunities that only a city like London can offer. Managing a clients relationship means you will have to work alongside Head of Finances and Finance Officers, as well as Head of Marketing and Head of Communications.
Key Account Managers are usually responsible for growing business by managing existing client relationships, building new working relationships and working with other departments to deliver and develop sales strategy in order to increase sales and expand client database.
Several years experience in key account management is normally a prerequisite for such a role. This role thus requires organisational skills to manage accounts efficiently and prioritise tasks, as well as those communication and soft skills necessary to build customer relationships externally and maintain the existing client base. A strong sales background is also beneficial, as is the willingness to succeed, a proactive nature and a generally amicable personality, in order to work between departments and coordinate departmental strategy internally to increase business.
You can expect to earn on average £46,933 per year in London, almost £7,000 more than the national average, meaning London continues to attract people into similar roles thanks to the industries the city spans.