Key Account Manager Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Sales

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Key Account Manager Skills List in Sales

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Key Account Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Key Account Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 60% of Key Account Manager job descriptions contained account manager as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

account manager
60%
key account management
41%
sales
28%
hospitality
28%
account management
23%
healthcare industry
23%
food industry
23%
education
23%
territory management
23%
territory development
23%
spin
19%
challenger
19%
sales manager
14%
sales process
14%
sales growth
14%
field sales
14%
food equipment
10%
b2b
10%
field sales executive
10%
equipment sales
10%
engineering
10%
catering
10%
business development
10%
transport
10%
fleet services
10%
fleet management
10%
business sales
10%
sale
10%
key account manager
10%
territory sales
5%
tissue
5%
sales executive
5%
relationship management
5%
ooh
5%
national account manager
5%
horeca
5%
homewares
5%
home accessories
5%
giftware
5%
fmcg
5%
consumer goods
5%
communication skills
5%
chemicals
5%
business development manager
5%
analytical skills
5%
strategic account
5%
key account
5%
data analysis
5%
brand performance
5%
apparel
5%
upselling
5%
cross selling
5%
client relationships
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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