National Account Manager


$ Competitive
Sales Account Management
Sydney - Australia


The National Account Manager for Dyson Beauty manages the relationship between Dyson and relevant Australian retailers at Head Office level, responsible for both the tactical direction and strategic sales plans.

They are responsible for growing current & generating new business, Dyson sales volume, revenue, gross margin and Dyson market share in consumer products in Australia.


The National Account manager Beauty is responsible for delivering sales (volume and revenue) and Gross Margin for the account portfolio. They use insight, tactical thinking, commercial savvy and expertise to contribute to and implement channel strategies that optimise retail opportunities and Dyson profitability in line with Australian goal. 
You will also:
  • Deliver reporting on monthly sales volumes and communicate and escalate as appropriate to any changes to target, forecast or LE 
  • Effectively manage promotional spend budget to deliver the best return on investment through a transparent approval process. 
  • Analyse relevant sales in/sales out and stock data to identify underlying trends and immediate sales opportunities. 
  • Conduct regular meetings with key contacts within the trade to ensure customer account plans are on track 
  • Create quarterly and annual Joint Business Plans (JBP) with top customers and support the negotiations of annual terms and commercial agreements 
  • Shape and influence our strategy for how our products are merchandised and presented in store, on the internet and in catalogue
  • Negotiate with retailers to enable; a demonstrator scheme, academy, category management and in-store fixtures.


You are an experienced and ambitious National Account Manager who is highly strategic and commercially and financially shrewd. You are highly driven with a keen interest in Beauty and you would like to develop your career in the field. You have strong technical capability, financial acumen and promotional modelling experience. A combination of analytical thinking and the ability to influence effectively at all levels will help you to be successful: 
Key Experience Required: 
  • Previous experience in account management at a national level. Successfully worked with and contributed to a high performing sales team 
  • Detailed knowledge of key business drivers and performance metrics 
  • Demonstrated exposure to senior level account negotiations 
  • Evidence of budget control, can demonstrate forecasting and financial expertise 
  • Excellent personal and business presentation skills 
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to present clearly, effectively and insightfully to key business stakeholders 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills are essential 
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills


  • Work from home opportunities and a vibrant, diverse company culture, and exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realizing ambition
  • We value worklife balance and that's why we offer a condensed working week 
  • The latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our creative engineering spirit

Posted: 14 August 2019

Closing date: 18 September 2019