The average salary for an Early-Career Key Account Manager with Business Development skills in San Diego, California is $73,475.
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Job Description for Key Account Manager
Key account managers are generally responsible for ensuring that a company's products and services are provided in an acceptable manner to accounts with its most important customers. These managers are often in charge of only one or a few accounts depending on their sizes, and this is often a sales position, so a relevant background and a bachelor’s or master’s degree in sales or marketing are ideal for this position. Key account managers may be required to meet certain goals relating to sales …Read more
Key Account Manager Tasks
- Liaison between sales and marketing, aiding the development of point of purchase material and marketing of current and new products.
- Define and achieve sales goals, budgets and margin targets.
- Submit monthly and quarterly sales recaps outlining the wins and losses.
- Work directly with key accounts to ensure proper service levels are maintained, special projects are executed and promotional displays are implemented.
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Popular Skills for Key Account Manager
Skills in Strategic Sales, Technical Sales and Account Sales are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Account Management.
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Employees with Key Account Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 8.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (19.7% less), Seattle, Washington (11.5% less) and Boston, Massachusetts (10.0% less).
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