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Account Director - Fluent French

Posted 29 Aug 2022
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
French (Fluent)

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The French speaking region has long been a key market for Mintel, with many leading businesses within the FMCG industry being long serving customers. As we continue to grow this region, we are looking for an Account Director to join the team. You should be ambitious, performance-oriented and will excel in managing and growing an existing portfolio of accounts.

Ideally, you will possess general knowledge and interest in marketing, research principles and disciplines, together with a passion and interest for the FMCG industry (food & drink, beauty & personal care, household care).

You will be responsible for selling our award winning business intelligence platforms and their associated research tools along with custom solutions for clients, across the French speaking region. Our emphasis is on face to face client meeting and so extensive travel across the area is required to do the role.


  • Retain and grow existing accounts across the territory using excellent communication skills, strong follow-up and sharp attention to detail.
  • Leverage client relationships to grow accounts by securing additional products or services to achieve a target portfolio percentage increase
  • Identify new champions and revenue streams by networking throughout assigned accounts and by leveraging contacts throughout territory
  • Develop and maintain expertise in the FMCG industry (focus on food & drink and beauty & personal care)
  • Deliver exceptional sales results against monthly, quarterly and annual targets
  • Maintain required service plan through on-site meetings monthly.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years proven sales experience at the executive level
  • Strong Account Management background, with proven success in achieving sales goals.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Fluency in French and English is essential
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and planning skills
  • Highly polished, professional and consultative selling style
  • Clean driving license
  • Work as part of a fun, dynamic and successful team

Market Intelligence is what sets us apart and what defines us as a brand – literally in fact: when the company was founded in 1972 it took its name from an amalgamation of the two words. We have been defining and refining the Market Intelligence Mix ever since.

Marketing & communication
1,400 employees