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Date Added: Mon 31/10/2022

Sales Account Manager - Pharmaceutical Ingredients & Fine Chemicals

Leeds, LS1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £40000 - £45000/annum plus benefits

Our Client is a speciality chemicals distributor. They are now seeking a Sales Account Manager - Pharmaceutical Ingredients & Fine Chemicals. This position will be home based with regular travel in the North of the UK

Job Purpose

* The primary function of the Sales Account Manager is to maximise Pharmaceutical Ingredient and Fine Chemical sales; increase the customer base and develop new markets in the UK and Ireland

External Sales & Business Development Activity

* Promote and sell the complete range of products and services to both existing and new customers via customer visits, email and telephone as appropriate

* Travel as and when required within the territory, to head office and overseas

* Take full responsibility for own accounts, acting as a key point of contact between the company and its customers by answering technical and commercial enquiries

* Develop and nurture opportunities for the product range within the territory, including introducing new products or Principals

* Confidently and proactively contact customers to provide technical / commercial information and convert to profitable sales.

* Handle multiple enquiries and follow-ups simultaneously, with differing timescales and resolutions

* Plan and execute as required: sales visits, product presentations, maintaining accurate records, attending trade exhibitions, conferences, sales meetings, and training

Internal Sales & Business Development Activity

* Establish and implement sales plans

* Maintain Customer Relationship Management database

* Prepare reports, presentations, forecasts, and figures for internal and external use

* Support Marketing activities, e.g., support the organisation of seminars, webinars etc.

* Undertake professional development training when appropriate

Qualifications and Experience

* Chemistry / Science graduate or equivalent / similar

* Some sales experience and delivering sales growth in the Pharmaceutical Ingredient or Fine Chemical industries

* Experience of working within a technical environment

* Comprehensive business acumen and commercial experience

* UK driving licence

* Comfortable with the volume of travelling required to cover the territory

* Team player

* Strong organisational skills

* The ability to self-motivate

* Friendly, efficient customer service attitude both face to face and via the phone or online

* Excellent verbal and written communications skills

* Comfortable and confident when presenting to customers and colleagues

* The ability to listen and interpret customer needs

* Forward-thinking & proactive attitude to problem solving

* Fluent in English, in both verbal and written communication

* Proficient at Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint

In return, our Client is offering a salary of £40,000 - £45,000 per annum basic plus car, bonus and benefits. (Salary is negotiable dependent on experience)

To apply for the above position, please send your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd
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