National Account Manager - Up to £50k

On Target Recruitment
£45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
16 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

* This Company are an EU based, International household name that has over 30,000 staff in over 100 countries worldwide
* A total Company turn over that is Billions of Euros, placing fantastic products into many Market Sectors along with our own homes
* The Business really is a major player within the Lighting Industry and have an extensive Market Leading, highly innovative, product range
* Offering a comprehensive initial training scheme for any staff member they also continue this with ongoing training to aid your career development
* You will have access to an amazing range of staff benefit, unrivalled by many employers within the UK and certainly this industry

The Role:

* This role is a National Account Manager within the Specialist Lighting division of this International Business, covering all of the UK but with the main bulk of the business located from London to Manchester.
* Your products will be Specialist Lighting products, used in various applications such as Medical, Entertainment, Transportation and Events.
* You will be home based and travelling out to meet clients at various locations throughout the UK, these can be Manufacturing Facilities (OEM's), Head Office sites, Distributors or at the sites for End Users.
* Speaking with clients about the needs of their business, you will give the best possible solution and aim to give the highest level of service at all time.
* The Distributors of the Specialist Lighting are well established so you will effectively and professionally manage these accounts, seeking to increase the spending of those accounts through various methods.
* With a large financial turnover for the area, you will seek to increase this though seeking new business and managing all existing relationships.
* You will report directly to the head of this specialist division.

The Ideal Person:

* It is essential you for anyone applying to be commercially minded and have a proven track record of sales with a technical product.
* Ideally you will live between the London and Manchester areas, or very near to, as this is the main focus of the client locations.
* You will need to have a strong level of experience in selling to or through a distribution network, ideally with specialist wholesalers.
* It would be a great advantage if you have previous experience with lighting, however this is not essential, having sold Electrical Components or Capital Equipment would be also be advantageous.
* You will need to have strong communication skills, written and verbal, and have the ability to speak with people of all levels.
* It is important that you are willing to learn a new and highly technical product range.

Consultant: Leigh Birchenough

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.

About On Target

On Target Recruitment is one of the UK's leading specialist recruitment agencies. Our consultants specialise in sales, technical and commercial jobs in the Engineering, Construction, Medical, and Business Solutions sectors. We place all levels of personnel, up to Director across the UK and internationally.