French speaking Account Manager

Recruiter
Cordant People
Location
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Salary
27000.0000
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.

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