Distribution Account Manager Jobs at Epson Europe B.V. in Johannesburg Metropolitan Area

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Epson Europe B.V. company opens jobs for Distribution Account Manager positions in the Johannesburg Metropolitan Area region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Information Technology and Sales skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 4 800 - R 16 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Appliances, Electrical, Electronics Manufacturing, Computer Hardware Manufacturing, & Computers and Electronics Manufacturing, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Company:Epson Europe B.V.
Position:Distribution Account Manager
Region:Johannesburg Metropolitan Area
Job Function:Information Technology and Sales
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 4.800 - ZAR 16.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Appliances, Computer Hardware Manufacturing, Computers and Electronics Manufacturing, Electrical, Electronics Manufacturing

Job Description

Your mission:

The Distribution Account Manager is responsible for implementing sales strategies to exceed current & future Distributor business plans for all Epson product sets in the South African market.

What you will do:

  • Build a sales Distributor pipeline and quarterly goals to ensure strong funnel of near, medium and long term opportunities for new business from named targets and / or assigned markets/geography.
  • Ensure forward planning by means of accurate forecasts to maintain adequate stock levels at Distribution based on run rate.
  • Identify, nurture and close new opportunities that result in substantial growth in the company market share, revenues, and margin.
  • Build account plans and strategies to leverage on existing and run-rate business, to seed and grow new opportunities whilst maintaining the existing customer base.
  • Sell designated range of Epson products and services, maximising cross selling opportunities.
  • Meet or exceed quarterly and annual revenue & margin targets.
  • Build strong professional working relationships at all levels within the Distributors. Understand the Distributors channel partners in their target market sectors, demonstrating breadth and depth of knowledge in aligning Epson’s capabilities to meet customer needs and priorities.
  • Understand and document the Distributors requirements to ensure that clear unambiguous value propositions are developed and communicated using appropriate tools.
  • Actively engage at all levels with Distribution to influence Distributor and partners early in the sales cycle to ensure that the profile of Epson is high and of priority, to fully leverage the company’s portfolio and maximise win rates of deals.
  • Lead the sales process whilst calling upon other internal resources and expertise to assist in solution development, proposal delivery and implementation (e.g. Service, Pre-Sales etc.)
  • Ensure quarterly Marketing planning meets the objectives of EPSON and the Distributor
  • Lead the Quarterly Business Review process ensuring every Distributor is reviewed quarterly and objectives for following quarters are defined, documented and carried out.
  • Ensure compliance and that quality standards are met at all times.

What we ask for:

  • Experienced working in a Channel Sales environment with proven record of achieving success through the development of profitable sales.
  • Previous experience with a Global IT Vendor and the subsequent expectations around standards, processes and compliance is an advantage.
  • Technical expertise in relevant product group(s) or similar discipline and able to communicate and demonstrate the value and technical benefits of products to end users and channel partners.
  • Ideally educated to degree or equivalent level in business, technical or sales related discipline.
  • Strong selling and business development skills and ideally an understanding of the concept of solution sales.
  • Strong sales negotiation capability in positioning solution value under pricing pressures from customers/procurement professionals.
  • Ability to build and proactively manage relationships over short and long term to generate business growth.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt to a variety of audiences.
  • Commercially aware and numerate with the ability to understand and manage priorities and risk in commercial terms.
  • Self-motivated with good analytical and problem solving skills, both at tactical and strategic account level.
  • Strong IT skills, including a good understanding of Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ideally, experienced using sales productivity and reporting tools.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Fluent English language skills (verbal and written).

What we offer:


In return, we offer a competitive salary and a wide range of excellent benefits, including a working environment where quality, teamwork, and respect come first.

Our heritage

We aspire to be an indispensable company, trusted throughout the world for our commitment to openness, customer satisfaction and sustainability. We respect individuality while promoting teamwork, and we are committed to delivering unique value through innovative and creative solutions.

Our commitment to the environment

We all have a role to play in building a better future. For Epson, being a sustainable company means being mindful of every aspect of our organisation – from the smallest lightbulb to the largest factory. It fuels our innovation, drives our growth, motivates our workforce and, ultimately, to contribute to society.

Our people

We believe a healthy culture, strong values, teamwork and contribution from a diverse range of individuals will help us to strive for excellence.

Our brand

Ranked by Clarivate Analytics as a Top 100 Global Innovator brand for the last seven years running


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information

Epson Europe B.V.

Epson Europe B. V. is a leading provider of innovative imaging and printing solutions, with a strong presence in Europe. As a subsidiary of Seiko Epson Corporation, Epson Europe B. V. combines cutting-edge technology with a commitment to sustainability to deliver high-quality products and services.

With a diverse portfolio of printers, scanners, projectors, and other imaging solutions, Epson Europe B. V. caters to a wide range of customers, including individuals, businesses, and professional industries. The company’s products are known for their durability, efficiency, and exceptional performance, making them a trusted choice for both personal and commercial use.

Epson Europe B. V. is dedicated to driving innovation in the imaging industry. Through continuous research and development, the company introduces groundbreaking technologies that enhance productivity and reduce environmental impact. Epson’s range of EcoTank printers, for example, features refillable ink tanks, reducing plastic waste and providing cost-effective printing solutions.

In addition to its commitment to innovation, Epson Europe B. V. places great importance on sustainability. The company’s environmental vision, “EcoVision 2050,” aims to achieve a circular economy by reducing carbon emissions, promoting recycling, and minimizing resource consumption. Epson Europe B. V. actively participates in various conservation and community initiatives, underscoring its dedication to corporate social responsibility.

As a pan-European company, Epson Europe B. V. serves a diverse customer base across multiple industries. From supporting businesses with efficient printing solutions to empowering individuals with high-quality photo printing capabilities, Epson Europe B. V. is committed to meeting the ever-evolving needs of its customers.

With a strong presence in Europe and a focus on innovation and sustainability, Epson Europe B. V. continues to be a leader in the imaging and printing industry. By combining advanced technology, exceptional performance, and a commitment to environmental responsibility, the company is poised to shape the future of imaging and printing solutions in Europe and beyond.

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