Sales & Account Manager - 12 Month Contract - Immediate Start Available

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Lancaster
Salary
£25,000 - £29,999
Posted
10 Nov 2019
Closes
10 Dec 2019
Ref
1295605417
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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
  • 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 proven sales track record
  • Have sales skills including strategies, forecasts and planning
  • Have strong negotiation skills
  • Have awareness of customer buying motives
  • 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!

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