Account Manager, homewares company

Recruiter
I Love My Job Ltd
Location
London
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are working with a creative homewares company that supplies their fabulous products to an impressive list of international retailers, including John Lewis, Selfridges and hundreds of independent retailers in the UK and further afield.

The business is going from strength to strength and they are now looking for a talented and passionate Account Manager with 2+ years of direct selling experience, to join the sales team. You will be building your own portfolio customers, then managing these relationships ensuring that revenue is maximised.

You will come from a sales background, have experience of working to targets with a natural, personable approach.

Main duties as Account Manager:

  • Identifying new customers and approaching these to introduce the company
  • Attending buying meetings
  • Negotiation of trading terms including costs
  • Attending several tradeshows to promote the company
  • Providing an excellent service to your portfolio of international customers
  • Visiting customers/distributors to review the performance of the account whilst seeking new opportunities and maximising revenue
  • Negotiating cost prices and trading terms
  • Recording, reviewing and analysing customer sales
  • Taking an active part in sales meetings

The successful candidate for this role will have:

  • 2 years’ experience within a sales environment
  • Experience of working in a wholesale environment would be ideal
  • Evidence of meeting and exceeding targets
  • Impeccable organisation and communication skills
  • English - written and spoken to business level
  • Computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Fast learner with a passion for sales
  • Ambitious, inquisitive, well presented, confident
  • Relationship builder, persistent, resilient, self-motivated and pro-active

For a chat about this Account Manager position please contact Louisa Mordaunt and send your CV today!