Key Accounts Trainee, GR

Sales & Marketing Kifisia Full-time Greece

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic Key Accounts Trainee to join our Retail business on a 12month breakthrough journey. Here you will have the chance to be a valued member of our team, enjoy a real job from day one, work with functional experts and get supported by your peers and manager to lead independently, or co-pilot, projects across Sales.

Far more importantly, you will get to know better our awesome people, our amazing business, our unique coffee culture and why not, even turning this role into a permanent opportunity.

You will be based in Athens reporting to National Accounts & Shopper Marketing Manager and responsible to undertake tasks such as:

  • Supporting our Key Accounts to achieve pre-determined sales objectives backing up the growth of our business (e.g. Weighted Distribution, Assortment, Share of Shelf, Activation, Promo Calendar Compliance and Effectiveness)
  • Supporting and liaising with Shopper Marketing and Field Sales teams to ensure execution and In Store Excellence.
  • Supporting E-commerce team on Customer Commercial Calendar to ensure activations’ smooth roll out
  • Supporting Shopper Marketing to monitoring execution of promo calendar while ensuring right data input to our systems
  • Reporting monthly Sales Analysis’, follow-up and rolling forecast
  • Following through complaints, ensure robust follow-up and communication.


If you’re brimming with entrepreneurial spirit and a drive to succeed, you’ll fit right in at JDE. Working globally and locally, our Associates have been positively influencing the world of coffee for over 265 years.

We love people who are not afraid to try, and who try until they get it right. We value strong convictions and encourage debate. And all this in an open, friendly environment where you can approach anyone and grow any way you like.

For this role as a Key Accounts Trainee, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in business; an MBA or Master in other relevant fields
  • Previous experience of 1-2 years
  • Numerical & Analytical skills
  • Excellent command both of English and Greek
  • Proficiency in using MS Office and especially Excel

Additional Information

Your application at JDE

If you are interested in this career opportunity at JDE, hit the “I’m interested” button and upload your application. After receiving your application we will do our utmost to give you quick feedback. Part of the recruitment procedure at JDE will be an online assessment, followed by interviews. 

JDE is part of JDE Peet’s, the world’s largest pure-play coffee and tea company, headquartered in The Netherlands.

For more than 265 years, JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS (JDE) is inspired by its belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee or tea. We are fuelled by our purpose of unleashing the possibilities of coffee and tea to create a better future. Today, our coffee & tea portfolio is available in more than 100 developed and emerging markets, through a portfolio of over 50 brands that collectively cover the entire category landscape led by leading household names such as L’OR, Jacobs, Senseo, Tassimo, Douwe Egberts, Old Town, Super, Pickwick and Moccona. 

What’s it like to work at JDE?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Our goal is simple and ambitious – JDE: A coffee & tea for every cup.

At JDE, we're Made to Stand Out. We are progressive in outlook, ambitious in nature, resourceful in action and decisive in approach, bringing coffee and tea moments to everyone around the world.