Account Manager

Wembley, Middlesex
08 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: Wembley, London
Industry: Promotional Products / Premium Sourcing
Salary: £30k -£35k Commission OTE £40k
Start date: ASAP

A leading Promotional Marketing company has an exciting opportunity for a capable, proactive & dedicated Account Manager .Through design excellence and impressive global product sourcing capabilities, the company has developed a reputation for success.

The experienced Account Manager will be working within the "cover mounts team" , your client base will be well known publishers of Children’s , teen and pre-teens magazine titles. You'll be supporting the ops and Sales Director as part of a growing team, and will be required to quickly build strong relationships with clients and suppliers alike , of which you will have contact with on a daily basis. As an account manager , you will need to be extremely well organised and used to project managing briefs from receipt to delivery.

This role will suit someone that is creatively minded, ambitious, articulate and adept at generating/presenting creative concepts.

Main duties & responsibilities :

To develop and sell cover-mount gifts to UK/EU clients, ideas should always be fresh, innovative, on-brand.
To develop and maintain excellent client and vendor relationships.
Project Management of the entire process from idea generation through to delivery .
Price negotiation - supplier and client.
Understanding your clients brands and their target markets - the gift solutions you create drive their sales!
Building and managing budgets per project to ensure projects stay on target.
Achieve forecast sales targets.
Where appropriate to identify potential new business and develop new relationships .
To communicate regularly with the management team on sales progress.

Skill sets required for this role:

Some understanding of the product manufacturing process - although on the job training will be provided.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Strong numeracy skills.
Ability to prioritise and work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Ability to build relationships quickly and work as part of a team.
Strong time management skills.
Have a strong and social personality.
Resilient & persistent .
Highly self-motivated, driven and determined.
Highly organised and able to multi manage projects.
Track record of consistently exceeding targets and goals.
Excellent presentation and face to face sales skills.
Strong account management and customer service skills.
Highly personable and professional .
Able to work independently within a small team.
Computer literate - MS Office and email.

The Package:

The salary package for permanent employment will be negotiable dependent on performance and previous experience. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, experienced Account Manager with a strong work ethic to join a thriving company where your contribution will be recognised and rewarded after your placement.