Account Manager

SF Group
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My Client based in the Wakefield area are one of the UK's Leading companies in their field and are currently looking to expand their existing sales team. They deal directly with the world's leading manufacturers to bring their customers an extensive range of quality products and have a strong commitment to helping their customers increase sales.

The Role:

  • Reporting to the Sales Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of the sales function and the management of your own portfolio of 200+ Customers. You will be responsible for generating business from outbound calls, handling incoming calls and other proactive sales activities
  • With targets based on profit achievement, you will have the flexibility to negotiate pricing with your customers, and will be tasked with maximising sales and returns whilst maintaining our high standards of customer care
  • You will be responsible for all aspects of developing and maintaining relationships with your customers to maximise both profits and customer satisfaction

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and grow customer accounts
  • Ensure customer satisfaction at all times
  • Troubleshoot under performing accounts
  • Negotiate pricing
  • Raise sales orders
  • Convert dormant customers to spend
  • Promote Target and the services it provides
  • Contact prospective customers to promote Target
  • Maintain customer service standards

Essential Experience:

  • Telephone sales experience
  • Account management – preferably of IT related products
  • Business generation
  • Inbound sales
  • Outbound sales
  • Revive dormant accounts
  • Customer service experience (as part of sales role)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 GCSEs at grades C or above

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will be a confident communicator with proven sales skills and the drive to achieve personal and departmental target driven goals. In addition you will have good organisational skills, show attention to detail, have excellent IT skills and:

  • Able to build strong relationships
  • Enthusiastic and self confident
  • Good self-management skills
  • Tenacious
  • Self motivated
  • Strong negotiator
  • Team player
  • Well organised
  • Committed
  • Professional manner
  • Good sense of humour

In return my Client offers an excellent remuneration package along with an annual profit share scheme, private healthcare, pension and free on-site parking.