Account Manager

Red Door Recruitment Limited
St. Albans, UK
19 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Exciting growing business, free parking, 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays, pension, casual Fridays, onsite canteen, annual bonus (team target dependent), chillout areas!

Are you an experienced Account Manager looking for a new challenge within an exciting, growing business?

Our technology based client in St Albans are looking for an Account Manager to join their team. You will be responsible for the revenue growth of existing accounts and generation of new accounts, working closely with the field-based sales team and business development managers.

The successful candidate will ideally have at least 2 years' experience in an Account Management role, looking for an exciting step to propel their career within a rewarding and interesting environment.

Key responsibilities:
  • Familiarising with the company product range and market trends, competitors' product ranges, and marketing schedules
  • Establishing business relationships with existing customers, noting details of key personnel and influencers
  • Preparation of quotes and tenders, assisted by the support team
  • Producing reports and account forecasts with existing and potential customers
  • Remaining aware of current stock availability and lead times
  • Liaise closely with admin and management teams - in particular developing the skills of any allocated team support
  • Liaising with regional managers to assist in establishing prospective customer target list
  • Proactive prospecting to generate appointments for the BDM and develop new business opportunities

What the employer is looking for:
  • At least 2 years of account management experience
  • Degree educated
  • Articulate and naturally numerate
  • Strong negotiator - professional/structured selling and negotiating skills
  • Ability to liaise with all levels, both company and customer contacts
  • Good time management and prioritising skills; capable of chasing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent team player
  • Good eye for detail
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure and multi-task in a busy office
  • Driver with own vehicle - essential due to location

What's in it for you?
  • Salary: £22k + OTE £8k+
  • Parking
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Casual Fridays
  • On-site canteen
  • Annual bonus (team target dependent)
  • Chill out areas

Hours: Mon to Fri, 9:00am - 5:30pm

Due to the number of applications we often receive; Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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