Account Manager

Date: 03-Aug-2022

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Company: Canon

  • Highly collaborative and supportive team
  • Genuine flexibility and autonomy
  • Career development opportunity


About us

Canon is the world's leading imaging organisation, and actively inspires with imaginative ideas that enable people to connect, communicate and achieve more than they thought possible. Whether for consumers or professionals, Canon continues to research technologies to bring more beauty, more clarity and more innovation to the world of imaging. 


About the Role

As a result of continued growth, we have a new opportunity for an experienced and commercially astute Account Manager within our field sales division. Based in Melbourne, your focus will be on exploring and acting on new business opportunities and you will look after an existing portfolio of retail customers in Victoria, South Australia & Tasmania. In this varied and rewarding role you will build your own quarterly plans and execute against them in order to maximise revenue from our existing and new clients.

Main Duties

  • Supporting sales objectives for national accounts by driving sell through of Canon’s products.
  • Delivering outstanding point of sale displays, providing high quality training for key resellers and delivering high quality consumer experiences via key resellers.
  • Supporting repeat orders of established range models and new models
  • Delivering effective presentations with meaningful and logical stories concerning Canon and Canon’s products.
  • Communicating new products and promotional activities to national accounts in a timely manner and following up to ensure the information is disseminated.
  • Developing Consumer Experiences via key resellers and submitting planned information into the national field activity calendar on a monthly basis, 2 – 3 months in advance.
  • Ensuring key business priorities are delivered to all key resellers in a timely manner
  • Maintaining regular call cycle based on delivering high priorities to key resellers.
  • Building and maintaining effective Customer relationships based on solid Business principles and continuous delivery against expectations.


About You

You will be a confident communicator with the ability to influence and present. Your ability to establish excellent business relationships will be key to success. You have strong account management skills and a positive and energetic attitude and you know how to look for opportunities to increase revenue. Whilst experience in the consumer electronics and camera sector is advantageous, more important is your experience in managing a portfolio of customers across geographies, a commercial mindset and a proven track record in driving revenue targets. Ideally you will have experience in a similar role, and you will demonstrate the following skills:

  • Proven account management experience
  • Well-developed and engaging presentation skills
  • Strong networking skills and proven ability to open doors to new opportunities
  • Excellent understanding of the account management process, objectives, outcomes and techniques
  • Influencing communicator
  • Ability to think outside the square, problem solver and solutions focused
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed


In return we offer a supportive team environment where collaboration and support from your leaders and peers is the norm. We’ll invest in your development and long-term future and we can promise you a variety and enough challenge to keep things interesting across the wide variety of customer we support.

We believe in the power of an inclusive and diverse workforce. We trust you will bring your authentic self to work and we will focus on making sure that together, we make a strong contribution to the broader community in which we operate. Where possible, flexible working arrangements are the norm, as we know a better work-life balance can improve your motivation, performance, and productivity.

As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants will be considered. Benefits/perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Canon Group and the country where you work. All applicants must be eligible to work in the country they are applying to at the time of application.

Looking to join this diverse team? Apply online now. Successful applicants will be notified of next steps