Luxury Key Account Manager, JennAir

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Albany, NY, US, 12207

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 46437 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

Luxury Key Account Manager, JennAir

 

This role in summary

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

 

In this role, you will be a part of a dynamic, passionate and pioneering team working to transform the luxury appliance industry. As a catalyst of change, you will play a critical role in shaping the future of our business. We are pursuing a leader who excels at being comfortable with ambiguity, highly-collaborative, outcome oriented and wants to join our mission. 

 

The JennAir Luxury Key Account Manager is tasked with delivering high growth in collaboration with our key accounts. They will be responsible for end-to-end delivery including strategy, execution, and achieving revenue + margin targets. This is a regional remote position with travel as needed to the client’s site(s). 

 

As a shepherd of our brand, you will work collaboratively across the sales organization and the brand organization to influence several key initiatives.

 

Your responsibilities will include

  • Deliver revenue, margin, share goals for JennAir’s business through collaboration with key accounts in the New York City market
  • Develop a robust pipeline of new business across all segments of the contract channel (e.g. condominiums, single family, etc.) 
  • Effectively manage day to day activities with key accounts including operations, forecasting, merchandising, displays, training, marketing, contract pipeline, and more. 
  • Manage marketplace investments and local merchandising funds to maximize return on investment
  • Drive awareness to JennAir’s brand revolution through co-marketing efforts with key accounts
  • Masterfully partner with our cross functional partners (e.g. brand, marketing, product, and mass brand sales team) to find creative ways to win in the marketplace 

 

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in account management 

 

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Experience working in a cross functional environment (face to face & remote); thrives in a team environment and promotes positive team spirit, reinforcement and engagement
  • Challenges continuously to achieve excellence and drive transformation
  • Simplifies the complex and sees around “the corner”  
  • Get things done through excellent collaboration
  • Excellent communication skills and executive presence
  • Aligned with culture, mission, and principles of team 
  • Deep understanding of the luxury landscape (including beyond appliances) 
     

 

 

 

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