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Key Account Manager - DACH

Date : 2018-12-17 08:02:05

Are you a self-driven and autonomous relationship builder who is great at initiating and implementing new partnerships with large organisations?

Are you passionate about technology, disruptive services, and do you enjoy helping others achieve their goals?

Our client, a European leader in recruitment of young graduates, is looking for a Key Account Manager - DACH to join their team. This role will be based in Köln.

If you are looking for the next big move and to do something that matters for young people in search of their first job, this is the right opportunity for you.

The Role and what will your day look like

You’ll be part of the Universities Team and your role, as the first Key Account Manager for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, will be to equip and support universities with the SaaS solution of our client, which is an innovative platform that guides students and graduates in their professional career development.

As the primary point of contact, you will:
Partner with universities, business and engineering schools across the DACH region, and help them make their Career Centers a success in terms of traffic, student and graduate engagement and customer satisfaction
Implement the platform
Foster and manage strong, strategic and long-term relationships with priority partners to maximise current revenue streams
Run training workshops to internal and project teams, and share the best practices
Build and implement communication plans to drive awareness
Ensure and monitor partner satisfaction, retention, operational efficiency and service quality
Present and implement new releases of the platform

Essential Skills & Experience

Demonstrable 1-3 year experience in a similar partnership management role in an advertising and tech environment
As this is a relationship building role, we are looking for a hands-on, self-driven and customer-oriented client handler and communicator
Clear understanding of the role of partnering for brands
Strong people and communication skills with an ability to work with a variety of personalities
Passionate about being able to advise clients on a host of options to achieve results
Creative problem-solving skills
Passion for understanding user needs as well as deep interest in web services, disruptive technologies and project management
Native level of German, fluency in English to a high standard - written & spoken

It is a permanent position based in Munich.
In return, you will receive a salary depending on experience plus an excellent Benefits Package

Our client offers loads of opportunities for professional growth and career progression.

If you are ambitious, with a strong desire to learn, and if you want to live a unique experience within a fast-growing startup in Europe, with no doubt our client is the company you are looking for!


Approach People Recruitment was first established in 2000 and has, since then, become a leader in International Recruitment in Western Europe. We work closely with many of the World’s leading Multinational Companies to find their future talents.

We aim to offer highly professional advice to our candidates, taking into consideration their expectations and career goals. We try to constantly obtain new employment opportunities that match well our candidates’ skills and offer interesting career opportunities.

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