Account Manager (Business Development)

Recruiter
Demon Recruitment and Resourcing Ltd
Location
Croydon, Greater London
Salary
£21000 - £32000/annum
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Basic £21k - £24k
OTE £32,000 first year (very realistic)

Are you good at developing relationships with customers and encouraging them to buy products?

This is a super opportunity to join a well established company who’ve been around for 50 years but who are run by a young, dynamic team with big aspirations.

Role summary
Your role will be to look after all aspects clients requirements, working within a team to maintain long term relationships and maximize sales opportunities. The role is varied and interesting and can be broadly split into 2 areas:

1. Service & Sales
First and foremost, you’ll ensure that your clients receive the best service from one point of contact. You’ll make sure that your clients are looked after while always looking for opportunities to upsell and go further.

2. Relationships & Growth
You’ll have a list of clients for whom you’ll be responsible. By building relationships with them and providing an excellent service you’ll keep them coming back. They are your clients so treat the role like you’re running your own business and you will be hugely successful.

Experience & skills
Experience in sales of tangible products in a business to business environment is a big advantage. A friendly personality and ability to win clients over are also essential.

Technical knowledge is not required but the successful client must demonstrate a willingness to learn and understand client’s needs. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic to learn, demonstrate drive and a desire to provide the highest level of service and recognise opportunities to upsell.

Principle duties and requirements include:
• The ability to identify opportunity and capitalize on it to effect growth
• A high level of initiative and ability to work independently
• The ability to work and interact with client senior level staff, engineers and administrative staff
• Commercial acumen (understanding profitability and costs)
• Exceptional communication: both written and spoken.
• Coordinate work flow with other team members
• Able to analyse and interpret data rapidly and effectively to provide customer insight
• Strong organisational and planning skills
• A good level of IT competency

Training
Loads of training – they run a comprehensive training programme. In addition to initial induction training, they also offer a training academy to cover all aspects of the industry and product range. Qualification in each area contributes to a rise in your basic salary.

Commission
They pay generous commission on the amount by which your group of customers grow, specific product or service challenges and an overall team bonus the sky really is the limit and the more your customers spend, the more you will earn.

If you need to discuss this role in more detail, please call Demon Recruitment & Resourcing in the Croydon office. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.

Demon Recruitment confirms its commitment to equality of opportunity in all areas of its work. All individuals will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Whilst we would like to personally respond to every application this often isn't possible due to the volume of applicants. Should you have not been contacted within 7 days you have not been short listed on this occasion. However, your CV may be held on file for future reference