Graduate Account Manager / Account Executive

Recruiter
Wallace Hind Selection
Location
London, South East England
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Science Graduate perhaps with some lab experience? Are you looking to combine your academic knowledge with commercial experience and move into sales as a Graduate Account Manager / Graduate Sales Account Executive? As one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of lab reagents & test kits we have a rare opportunity to join our team and build a career within this exciting field.

BASIC: Up to £22,000

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS:
* Attractive Hours: 8:30-4:30 Mon – Thurs and 9:00 - 3:00 Fri
* 20 days holiday + Bank Holidays
* Health Insurance
* Medical Cash Plan
* Pension

LOCATION: Office based in Buckinghamshire - must be able to drive and have own transport as we are rurally located.

As a graduate role we are happy to consider candidates who are relocating, however you will need to consider the following areas: Milton Keynes, Bicester, Buckingham, Aylesbury, Banbury, Leighton Buzzard.

THIS GRADUATE SALES / ACCOUNT MANAGER ROLE WILL APPEAL TO YOU IF YOU ARE:

* A recent Science Graduate with some work experience served in a lab, either during or after graduation.
OR
* A Science Graduate with an interest in re-invigorating your career, using the scientific aspect of your qualification.
OR
* A returning to work Science Graduate with commercial experience and the desire to use your qualification in your career.

JOB SPECIFICATION - Graduate Account Manager / Graduate Sales Account Executive

We are a leader in the manufacture and supply of laboratory reagents, test kits and quality control reagents to the clinical, Pharmaceutical, Industrial and Water sectors. To ensure we continue to build our business we are seeking the next generation of Account Manager who will be comprehensively trained before being given the opportunity to move into the broader business.

THE ROLE OF GRADUATE SALES ACCOUNT MANAGER / ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE WILL INCLUDE:

* Market Intelligence gathering
* Accurate completion and analysis of client data to ensure accurate sales pitches can be made
* Development and management of sales campaigns
* Carrying out of strategic telephone campaigns to identify potential opportunities to upsell / cross sell.

Ultimately you will work closely with the Key Account Manager learn all aspects of the business both technical and commercial with a view to moving into a Field Sales position or other role within the business.

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION - Graduate Account Manager / Graduate Sales Account Executive

You MUST have a minimum of a 2:2 degree (or equivalent) in a Science related topic, such as Life Science, Biomedical or similar AND a driver’s license with your own transport.

In addition as Graduate Account Manager / Graduate Sales Account Executive you will:

* Be a natural communicator, able to build rapport, over the phone and face to face.
* Be comfortable with carrying out telephone sales (this is NOT a cold calling, phone bashing role, calls will be strategically planned).
* Demonstrate a natural curiosity and enjoy asking questions.

ABOUT US:

We are a multi-million pound, industry leader with a 50 year history. Our products are manufactured to the highest levels of quality and help our clients to innovate across the provision of clinical care, medicines, food and drinking water, throughout Europe. We are offing an exception opportunity to join and grow your career within a cutting edge, high tech sector.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Lee Henning quoting Graduate Account Manager / Graduate Sales Account Executive, reference LH1705-99 to DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.