Title:  Account Manager (m/f/d)

Job ID:  92951
Country:  Switzerland
City:  Dagmersellen
Professional area:  Sales
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Dagmersellen, CH, 6252


We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com



For our Swiss Entity in Dagmersellen, we are looking for a motivated, team-oriented and proactive individual for the permanent position as


Account Manager (m/f/d)


In this role, you will be reporting to the National Key Account Manager and be the first point of contact for your assigned customers. You will negotiate, manage, and execute all relevant activities (promotions, merchandising, distribution, budget and annual plans) to support JTI’s growth objectives. You will work in close collaboration with the Senior Key Account Management team to develop your expertise in optimizing the business’s most valued customer relationships as part of your personal growth plan. You will have the opportunity to participate in mentoring and various learning & development programs. Our flat hierarchies, open feedback culture and shared drive for consistent improvement are built to accelerate your personal development.



  • Conduct negotiations by realizing trade term conditions, portfolio, distribution and visibility programs with assigned accounts. Be responsible for the effective implementation of sales, distribution and merchandising activities in assigned key accounts
  • Manage stock levels on base and promotional SKUs to secure optimal product availability and to maximize account performance. Plan optimal customer related activity budgets, monitor compliance, and regularly conduct field visits to understand market & trade dynamics
  • Develop strong customer plans to strengthen the business by participating actively in cycle plan preparations ensuring Marketing & Sales initiatives can be implemented with excellence
  • Ensure best communication flow between Field Force, Marketing and Customer Service and build strong internal relationship with Marketing & Sales and other key functions such as Finance & Legal
  • Identify new account opportunities by proposing concepts, initiatives and special projects to maximize sales


Qualifications and Experience

  • A business degree or equivalent
  • Relevant experience in Sales, especially in FMCG sector 
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office, especially in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong command of written and spoken English & German, plus good command of spoken French language 
  • Analytical skills & commercial thinking
  • Good communication and presentation skills, ability to present plans & new ideas in a compelling manner
  • A pro-active attitude for constant improvement and a drive to go the extra mile to explore new opportunities by shaping tomorrow, today.


What do we offer:

  • The flexibility to shape your work schedule and work location: We build on flexible working time models, including a home office and a state-of-the-art office environment
  • Your well-being is our priority: We engage in various programs and activities supporting our employee’s wellbeing
  • A versatile & dynamic job with a leading Top Employer in Switzerland
  • A family-like corporate culture combined with the development opportunities of an international corporation
  • Extensive additional benefits such as a company pension plan, sports programs/classes, gym, supported meal plans and much more

What are the next steps – Recruitment process:
Do you have the desire to learn & consistently grow in an international working environment and you are passionate about this vacancy? Or know someone who is interested in this position?

We look forward to receiving your application (CV and Cover letter) 




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