Key account manager

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Riga, Riga, LV, LV-1012

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 52314 


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 2021, the company reported approximately $22 billion in annual sales, 69,000 employees and 54 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.

The team you will be a part of

The Channel Sales team is responsible for selling products and services to a wide range of highly complex or major accounts and customers and execution of sales plans, targets and budgets within the overall regional and business unit sales strategy. Accountable for increasing sales/client ratio and expanding customer base.

This role in summary

The Key Account Manager is responsible for  achieving targeted sales within assigned local levels or accounts. Generates revenue by implementing commercial policy.

Your responsibilities will include

  • Responsible for customers within assigned territory
  • Enlarge distribution of current portfolio and introduce new products accordingly to company objectives
  • Company and Brand ambassador
  • Budget spender accordingly with the commercial policies and ensuring ROI
  • Ensure compliance with antitrust law
  • Closes sales by building relationships with potential account, explaining product and service capabilities, overcoming objections and preparing contracts
  • Expands sales in existing accounts by introducing new products/services and developing new applications
  • Contributes information to market strategy by monitoring competitive products and reactions from account in accordance with anti trust law
  • Recommends new products and services by evaluating current product results and identifying needs to be filled

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Engineering
  • Commerce DNA
  • Language: Latvian (native), Russian (fluent), English (intermediate)
  • Excel–proficient, SAP is a plus

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Consumer/Shopper Knowledge–Proficient | Market Insight–Proficient 
  • Product Expertise–Proficient | Contract Management–Master 
  • In-store Management–Proficient | Relationship Management–Master
  • Sales Strategy & Planning–Master | Sales Metrics–Master
  • Communication–Master | Negotiation–Master

What we offer

  • Work in a well structured and consolidated team.
  • International environment and global career opportunities.
  • Opportunity to have a great impact on company development.
  • Great team spirit and atmosphere.
  • Agile working. ##LI-HYBRID

Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation


See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.


At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

Job Segment: Brand Ambassador, Account Manager, Social Media, Relationship Manager, Marketing, Sales, Customer Service