French speaking Account Manager

Cordant People
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
07 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

French speaking Account Manager

£28,000 + bonus

Caerphilly, with International travel involved

Are you a hungry, driven and self motivated individual who is looking for the next step in your sales career? Are you driven by targets and challenges? Do you thrive within a customer facing role?

If so, then the team at Cordant People Cardiff would like to speak with you.

We are currently working with our client to recruit a driven and highly self motivated individual to work in an internationally based role within a globally operating organisation. The successful candidate will be a team player who is goal orientated and enjoys working towards team and individual targets.

Your duties will include:

  • Managing B2B relationships with customers across the UK
  • Identifying and acting on new business opportunities
  • Achieving agreed sales and margin targets
  • Developing customer database - new and existing accounts
  • Managing client sales process from lead generation to closing the sale
  • Building and managing a pipeline of prospect accounts (reported weekly)
  • Maintaining strong relationships with supporting departments such as shipping, purchasing, finance and operations
  • Supporting Finance to ensure overdue & bad debt is appropriately managed
  • Undertaking regular external customer visits
  • Undertaking proactive business development calls on a daily basis
  • Implementing a strategic plan relating to top target accounts across the country
  • Attending industry based trade shows and events

Please note - French language skills are essential for this role, and an additional European language (Spanish/Italian/German) would be highly advantageous.

Key requirements:

  • Fluent French language skills
  • Additional language skills (Spanish/Italian/German)
  • Experience in a face to face sales role
  • Excellent commercial acumen
  • Willingness to travel
  • First class communication skills
  • The desire to work in as part of a fun and dynamic team

Does this sound like the role for you? Then we'd love to hear from you. Please upload your CV as a Microsoft Word document to be immediately considered for interview.

Cordant People ltd is an equal opportunities employer.


Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.