Sales Account Manager

Interaction Recruitment
12 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Interaction Recruitment are proud to be supporting an expanding family business.

You will have:

a proven sales history preferably all business to business, showing tangible results
an ever enthusiastic and positive attitude, paying a genuine interest in customers.
a tenacious personality and enjoy the challenge of building a relationship in order to grow an account.
a passion for working in fast-paced changeable environment.
a capability of building a natural rapport with customers you fully understand the importance of long-term relationships in future growth.
a professional approach underpinned by excellent communication skills, both written and verbal which support your ability to negotiate and influence.
the confidence to think on your feet and make real time decisions.
ideas. Its our people who will drive us forwards so you will constantly be suggesting ways to improve our service and what they offer to their customers.

C Literate - Outlook, Word, Excel, and bespoke software packages, customer/supplier extranet systems, Drop Box, Google Documents etc.

Excellent organisation skills.

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Winning over your colleagues in order to work with them on behalf of our customer.

Working under your own initiative and self-motivation is a must to be successful in this role.

Main Duties

Note: this role is 50% office based and 50% field-based

You will be generating and responding to sales enquiries for our extensive range products. Customer experience is paramount and every opportunity must be maximised to drive sales.

Making customer visits, telesales calls and follow-up calls will be the core tasks; in order to build relationships with existing and new customers, and create sales opportunities.

You will champion their 'customer first mentality, striving to ensure that not only all customers leave satisfied but also that business gains can be made.

To always be promoting the company brand internally and externally.

This will be a target driven role and KPIs will be agreed on a monthly basis.

To have excellent product knowledge, including new lines, discontinued lines, special offers and promotions, product specifications etc.

To assist the Office Manager and supply chain team with new product development and management of sample products by providing feedback from customers and for our mood board.

To ensure that customers are aware of new lines, special offers and promotions using our regular marketing campaigns (including social media, mail chimp, personal emails etc.) and using every opportunity in emails and conversations with customers to promote products

To assist with preparations for and attending of industry exhibitions (in December and July) (Requirement to work Sundays and long days during these periods).

To assist Office Manager in developing Showroom Events and hospitality.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an expanding company who will offer you a well defined career path.