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Account Manager

Meriden Media
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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An experienced Account Manager role has become available, to service multiple client accounts within the luxury retail sector. As Account Manager, you will be representing the mutual interests of the business and the client, to achieve profitable delivery to both parties.

Recognising and understanding existing clients' needs and reflecting those needs to the business is fundamental to this role, as well as demonstrating an ability to build strong relationships with internal and new external customers.

Anticipating new opportunities with existing clients by supporting them with additional services and products will be a continual function of this role and so the right candidate will have a broad understanding of key products and services along with a professional approach to collaborate within key functions.

Account Manager Key Responsibilities:
  • Take ownership of client accounts and day to day activity to deliver projects to agreed timelines
  • Conduct client account reviews both internally and externally, which may eventually involve some UK travel
  • Provide accurate cost calculations for ongoing projects and new client opportunities
  • Closing details, drawing up the contractual proposals and commercial agreements
  • Negotiate variations in cost and selling price levels linked to changing market conditions and specification changes
  • Complete administrative tasks and provide reporting requirements to Senior Management

Essential Skills required for the Account Manager role:
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Strong business sense and commercial awareness with an ability to negotiate
  • A strong awareness of competition and market trends
  • A desire to manage multi-functional teams and develop individuals
  • Good interpersonal communication skills both written and oral
  • A 'can do' attitude with a team player approach
  • Self-motivated with an ability to work unsupervised
  • Positive attitude and maturity to handle conflict and challenges with internal and external customers
  • Trustworthy with confidential information
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role is essential

In return you will work in a genuinely supportive environment, where career progression, wellbeing in the work place and an interest in giving people a true work life balance is at the forefront of the company culture

You will also receive the following benefits:
  • Competitive base salary of £25k-30k, depending on experience
  • Company pension
  • Private Medical Care
  • Annual bonus linked to Company performance
  • 5 weeks' holiday per annum

Hours of work: Monday - Thursday 9am - 5.30pm and Friday 9am - 4.30pm

The Company:

Designers, innovators, manufacturers, and distributors of a wide range of luxury retail products servicing many multi-channel global brands, holding strong partnerships throughout the rest of the world

A global market leader with a long-established heritage in luxury products/ecommerce, with a strong focus on working with clients to assess their needs, ensuring the product is both innovative and sustainable.

Joining this business, you will be part of a formidable team - you will be supported, encouraged and developed to be the best you can be.
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