Account Manager - Leighton Buzzard

Recruiter
Tuffnells Parcels Express Ltd
Location
Grove
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Account Manager - Leighton Buzzard

About the Account Manager - Leighton Buzzard Role:

Joining us an Account Manager, you'll work directly for the Regional Sales Manager and will be supporting a specific, or small number of Tuffnell's depots, in ensuring they retain profitable local new business and the existing base, in line with the depot and regional budgets and operational requirements. The role requires strong local relationships and building competitor knowledge.

This role will hold responsibility for:

  • Working with the local management team in retaining and developing a profitable customer baser in one of more depots
  • Manage service issues
  • Manage credits and claims processes/issues
  • Ensure payment terms are adhered to
  • Work with local operational teams to identify capacity at route level, ensuring all routes operate profitably
  • Working as part of the broader regional team, in ensuring the region as well as local locations meet their retention and profitability targets
  • Be capable to source and identify competitor activity
  • Report all activity accurately and timely

About You:

You'll be able to evidence:

  • Be able to demonstrate strong negotiation skills
  • Have strong presentation skills
  • Be capable of completing Excel spreadsheets
  • Strong communicator
  • Committed Team player

About Us:

Connect Group PLC is a specialist distribution company, which offers market-leading expertise in a range of industries. With a combined revenue of £1.6bn, we employ 6,000 staff and operate in the UK and worldwide.

Connect Group offers unrivalled expertise in:

  • Early Distribution - Encompassing: Smiths News, Dawson Media Direct and Pass My Parcel. Smiths News is the UK's largest newspaper and magazine wholesaling business with an approximate 55 per cent. market share; Dawson Media Direct is an international media direct business supplying newspapers, magazines and inflight entertainment technology and content; Pass My Parcel, a wholly-owned 'click and collect' delivery service, operated by the Smiths News business, has a network of over 3,000 parcel shops and clients which include Amazon and ASOS
  • Mixed Freight - Tuffnells is a leading provider of next-day B2B delivery of mixed parcel freight consignments, specialising in items of irregular dimension and weight, with 37 depots, delivering over 13 million consignments per annum to over 4,500 customers

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