Sales Manager / Account Manager

Core Talent Recruitment Ltd
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Manager / Account Manager
Global Automotive Manufacturer
Coventry - Flexible Location, Option to Work From Home
Salary - c£40,000 - £55,000 + Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a renowned global Tier 1 Automotive supplier with an outstanding reputation in the market. The business offers a flexible and attractive package, the ability to work from home, training and development and the opportunity to meet a number of leading OEM customers.

Reporting to the UK Sales Manager you will Manage the business' numerous UK Automotive OEM accounts whist striving to win new business from other OEM manufacturers.

The Role

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop the business with UK based OEM Automotive customers

  • Report on customer's expectations and opportunities

  • Achieve progress in the further establishment of suppliers at customer through -

  1. Supplier registration

  2. Win interest of the customer

  3. Understand the customers engineering needs

  4. Support technical and quality audits from a sales perspective

  5. Get RFQ's

  6. Provide attractive quotations

  7. Present product concepts

  8. Create cost breakdowns

  9. Ultimately win orders

The Person

We are looking for either an established Sales / Accounts proffessional or someone currently in a more junior Sales position with the ability and aspirations of stepping in to a full Sales Management role.

It is essential you have -

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in Automotive sales (candidates without ANY Automotive experience will NOT be considered).

  • Technical and/or commercial education (Bachelors, Masters degree or similar) background or product interest

  • Ability to work self-motivated, independent and in international reporting line

  • A natural seller with strong Sales skills

  • A persuasive, motivating and winning personality

  • Competent in creating and holding professional presentations with demanding OEM customers


This role can be either a work from home placement or alternatively based out of the midlands area. It is commutable from Coventry, Birmingham, Warwick, Wolverhampton, Banbury and the surrounding areas.