I work for the Austrian company Anton Paar where my colleagues appreciate my customer-oriented and pragmatic approach to the conception and implementation of modern sales strategies.
Job title: Key Account Manager Company: Anton Paar GmbH Work location: Mainly in Graz or directly at the customer site Start date: April 2016 during the fourth semester of my master studies My contact info:firstname.lastname@example.org
What I Do
It is my responsibility to develop modern sales strategies that enable Anton Paar to enter new markets with their high precision measuring instruments. My tasks focus on the international craft beer market where our instruments are used at the production of premium beers.
I work as a Key Account Manager and act as the link between Anton Paar and our key partners in this sector. The identification of potential customers, the building of strong relationships and the cooperative marketing of our instruments represent the diverse range of my tasks.
Why I love my job
Close collaboration with international customers
Large responsibility at the independent development and implementation of recommended actions
Interesting and growing market environment
Friendly and motivated colleagues
Important skills in my job
Strategic entrepreneurial thinking
Cross-departmental way of working
The best experiences in my job
Successful conclusion of a wholesale contract with one of the key players on the international craft beer market.
How I found my current job
I applied unsolicitedly at Anton Paar during the fourth semester of my studies at FH Joanneum.
What I learned for this job during my studies
Know what it takes to develop modern international marketing strategies
Know how to conduct sophisticated market research and use the results for decision making
Being able to adapt to local requirements when it comes to negotiations with international customers
Know the crucial success factors for successfully operating in emerging markets
Job prospects in my area
Being able to adapt marketing strategies to the requirements of modern markets without disregarding the importance of human relationships is one of the main challenges businesses are facing. In order to secure continuing success it needs people who have the abilities to help businesses adapt to modern market conditions. For this reason, I see great job prospects in my field.
willing to learn
About My Job
My job is versatile and challenging. Representing the interface between the own company and its key customers is a very responsible task. Cross-functional thinking and working are essential factors in my job. No two days are the same and new challenges keep waiting to be met.