Account Manager

Recruiter
Prime Appointments
Location
Colchester
Posted
07 Apr 2019
Closes
28 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am recruiting an account manager to join my publishing client based in Colchester.

Additional Information:

* Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:30pm, 1 hour lunch

* £17,000 per annum, plus commission

* 20 days holiday, increasing to 25 with length of service, plus bank holidays

* Annual staff events

* Career progression

* Training and development

The role:

* To introduce new clients through the identification of new areas of potential business

* To sell advertising and media solutions to a universe of clients.

* To maintain and grow your existing client base through regular contact and account development.

* To maintain a full and accurate activity record on performance criteria

* To monitor competitor publications in order to identify potential advertisers and areas of opportunity through exemption reports.

* To maintain effective administration - Client records Order confirmations, etc.

* Follow the booking procedure given and create clear notes that can be easily understood by other people in your absence.

* To maintain a minimum of 55 outgoing minutes per day on the phone.

* To ensure all production deadlines are met.

* To communicate with your manager through regular feedback - customer developments, competitor activity, marketplace changes, lost or gained accounts, queries raised and resolved.

Requirements:

* Excellent customer service skills

* Sales/Account Manager/Business development experience

Please note you may be required to work additional hours as the business dictates

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