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DATE ADDED: Thu 23/05/2019

Account Manager

Worcestershire, UK
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JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £23000 - £25000/annum

My client with its Head office based in Worcestershire is looking to recruit a Sales Manager on a Permanent basis. This is a new position for the business so you be the person responsible for adding value to the business by being the voice and face of the business alongside the Managing Director.

The company already works with some of the leading brands across the country and into Europe, especially in the sport's sector and they are looking for a suitable candidate who will maintain existing relationships, get back in touch with lapsed clients and develop new opportunities where possible.

Reporting to the Managing Director

Responsibilities include:

• Contact existing/lapsed customer accounts to keep them up-to-date with the range of products and services on offer
• Visit clients on site to maintain and develop working relations
• Effectively explain and communicate company and products information
• Obtain critical customer and competitor information
• Identify customer needs and sales opportunities (opportunities to quote on existing requirements, suggest new products, up selling and cross selling)
• Build strong rapport and relationships with key contacts
• Maintain and update the contact management system to accurately record account information, activity and set future tasks
• Support marketing campaigns with follow up contacts
• Follow up your own quotations to close sales
• Maintain and manage your own account development plans

General Characteristics required:

• Punctual and reliable
• Results oriented
• Customer focused
• Open and constructive communicator
• Team player/Supportive and cooperative
• Contribute ideas that may improve or help the business

Requirements:

• Current Driving Licence is a must
• Ideally have experience in a similar role
• Good IT skills required especially MS Office
• Have good Marketing awareness
• Happy to spend time on the road with over-night stays required

The salary on offer is up to £25k with the option of a company car or mileage allowance.

Keywords
account manager, business development, bd, client visits, marketing
Role: Account Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Worcestershire,

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