Account Manager

Lucid Recruitment
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently working with fast growing, innovative software company based in Cardiff who are looking for a new Account Manager to join the team to assist with client accounts/relationships.

We are looking for an Account Manager who is looking for a career within a company and a role that offers a fantastic progression path and varied responsibilities.

The primary role of the Account Manager is to manage and develop existing customer accounts to ensure commercial growth for the Company. The role may also include prospecting for new clients by networking, advertising or other means of generating interest from potential clients is also part of this role. As an Account Manager, you will work closely with mid and senior level management, marketing, and technical staff.

Main responsibilities

  • Identify potential client growth opportunities, and the decision makers within the client organisation.
  • Research and build relationships with clients.
  • Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders/Principals.
  • Work with team to develop proposals that speaks to the client’s needs, concerns, and objectives.
  • Handle objections by clarifying, emphasising agreements and working through differences to a positive conclusion.
  • Use a variety of styles to persuade or negotiate appropriately.
  • Present new products and services and enhance existing relationships.
  • Work with technical staff and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs.
  • Arrange and participate in internal and external client debriefs.
  • Attend industry functions, such as association events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and creative trends.
  • Present to and consult with mid and senior level management on business trends with a view to developing new services, products, and distribution channels.
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to an increase in sales.
  • Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s CRM or other sales management system.
  • Understand the company’s goal and purpose so that will continual to enhance the company’s performance.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Excellent communication skills to be able to be a point of contact for clients
  • Great initiative
  • An analytical way of thinking
  • Good organisational skills
  • Identification of customer needs and challenges
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed

The company are offering a salary of £20-25k depending on experience plus a great benefits package.

Lucid Recruitment specialises in the following sales jobs:

Business Development Manager, New Business Development Executive, International Sales Executive, Digital Media Sales Executive, Media Sales Executive, Online Sales Executive, Sales Consultant, Business Development Executive, B2B Sales Executive, Sales Manager, Sales Director