Sales and Account Manager - 12 Month Contract

£25,000 - £29,999
10 Oct 2019
12 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My highly successful client based in Lancaster are currently recruiting for an Account Manager to join their team on a 12 month contract to cover maternity leave. In return, you will benefit from working within a market leading organisation, be provided with a full induction and training, have a contributory pension scheme, a private health care scheme and a generous salary to name just a few.

The successful candidates roles and responsibilities will include:
  • Working closely with a team of Business Development Coordinators and the heads of various departments within the business to develop the growth of the e-commerce division of the business
  • Scheduling regular account reviews with large, high value clients
  • Analysing clients needs and developing solutions to help the customers deal with a specific problem and working to ensure long-term customer retention
  • Becoming a strategic partner to the client and finding ways to deliver value for them
  • Finding opportunities to cross sell other divisions and bring in additional products
  • Liaising with key internal stakeholders and business partners to identify new business opportunities
  • Ensuring the CRM system is maintained and up to date at all times, with notes kept on opportunities, visits and communications
  • Building and developing new and existing accounts, providing the highest levels of service whilst maintaining a commercial mindset
  • Negotiating and managing contracts
  • Travelling to visit customers across the UK and Ireland
  • Supporting the Head and European offices remotely, ensuring excellent customer service is delivered

The successful candidate will:
  • Have a successful and proven sales track record
  • Be confident in UK wide diary planning, ensuring visits are planned in a logical manner
  • Be able to work confidently independently with little direction
  • Have sales skills including strategies, forecasts and planning and be able to demonstrate these
  • Have strong negotiation skills and a commercially savvy nature
  • Have awareness of customer buying motives and adapt your selling styles to these
  • Have the ability to review contracts and negotiate new ones
  • Have recent experience within a sales focused role
  • Have strong commercial awareness
  • Have excellent administration and time management skills
  • Have excellent communication and IT skills
  • Be positive, ambitious and focused
  • Be self motivated and driven to personally develop
  • Have a full clean driving license

This role is immediately vacant, so apply now to be considered for this exciting opportunity!