Account Manager

Location
England, London
Salary
£35000 per annum
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Ref
13864436/001
Contact
Chloe Turner
Function
Sales
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trade Account Manager to work for the number one entertainment company in Europe.

Client Details



My client is one of the largest European entertainment companies in Europe. They run a large number of attractions in 24 countries across four continents. They have won a number of awards and have been awarded the 30 best big companies to work for in 2015,2016 and 2017. They pride themselves on looking after their customers and employees , they offer a fun , rewarding and very progressive working environment.

Description



As a Trade Account Manager :

Responsible for the account management and development of a portfolio of accounts across the London territory to include but not limited to key offline/tour operator/wholesaler/sightseeing clients to deliver against budgeted volume and revenue.

  • Delivery of targeted sales activity to achieve revenue/ admissions and yield targets based on budget and year on year growth.
  • Proactively seek new business opportunities & routes to market.
  • Implements price changes at client level as requested by Head of Trade.
  • Works closely with Trade Marketing Manager to produce targeted marketing materials for specific channels / clients.
  • Cost effective management of allocated trade support for specified markets.
  • Proactively reports sales and revenue by channel and forecasting on a monthly basis for business review purposes through Monthly reports, Attraction Updates and Board Reports.
  • Provides high levels of customer service and relationship management to our key trade partners, delivering upon service expectations.
  • Develop creative sales solutions in partnership with Trade clients to drive sales.
  • Devise communications plan of activity with key clients and attractions to communicate offers and events regularly.
  • Communicate all offers, events, price changes and tactical offers to clients in a timely manner.
  • Day-to-day sales and account management of key trade partners.


This role is covering the London patch





Profile



The Successful Account Manager
  • Experience gained within a sales environment ideally within customer focused service industry is required.


  • A solution focused, partnership sales approach.
  • A motivated person that will relish the opportunity to be part of the Merlin sales force.
  • Balanced between a creative thinker and a pragmatic doer.
  • Ability to manage workloads, prioritise and plan activities at least 3 months in advance.
  • A flexible approach to ad hoc requests and working pattern.
  • A second language appropriate to given territory is a distinct advantage.






Job Offer

£30,000 - £35,000 Basic + Package