Account Manager (not Sales)

Brighton, East Sussex
£22000 - £26000 per annum
07 Jun 2018
05 Jul 2018
Katie Gibson
Education, Support
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is based in the center of Brighton and due to expansion plans they are looking for a new team member to work as a Key Account Manager.

This role is to work with the National Sales Manager, Sales Support Manager and liaise closely with the Director of UK Sales, in supporting the requirements of key clients,
understanding their needs and translating that effectively to the business in order to meet our mutual objectives.

The main duties will include:
* Manage an effective reporting and business development cycle for the key 'growth' accounts
* Weekly reporting to management of activity undertaken & the revenue involved with each account
* Close liaison with Commercial management to ensure profiles, incentives, provide an acceptable level of competitiveness and margin.
* Provide support and guidance relating to the development of key accounts
* Build and maintain the database of new business leads and opportunities.
* Add on sales to manage the growth and development or trade partnerships from initial research and sourcing stage, assisting with contract negotiation and developing ongoing plans to grow business.
* Occasional representation of the company at trade exhibitions, conferences, events to enhance the companies profile

We are looking for you to have previous experience of working in a B2B sales environment within account management.
You should be able to demonstrate you can:

* Maintain a relationship to support a client
* Build relationships to grow business opportunities
* Sell & negotiate when needed
* You have excellent & confident communication skills, both oral and written
* Extraordinary attention to detail, with great listening skills
* Motivated by working in a fast paced, target driven environment
* Computer literate (Microsoft Office as minimum)
* Self-motivated & can use own initiative

If you are interested in hearing more about this role, please call Katie on 01273 874154 or apply

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