Account Manager - Office Based - North East England

D R Newitt
Leeds, West Yorkshire
32 K plus bonus to be discussed
07 Jun 2019
07 Jul 2019
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Key Account Manager – Reference GL40757

32 K Basic plus bonus

Yorkshire plus 1 or 2 days in London a week

Job Purpose

To perform as a key member of the Commercial Team in order to promote the company and develop sales to achieve agreed business targets and meet customer needs.

To build relationships with key contacts and customers, seeking opportunities to grow sales of existing and development products

To build strong internal relationships with all key stakeholders across all departments

Key Responsibilities

Maintain and grow defined customer relationships and negotiate supply contracts and pricing

Prepare and monitor CPA’s in line with customer projects and company resources

Assess potential new business and projects for commercial suitability

Prepare accurate and relevant cost models which reflect the company strategy and margin targets

Conduct regular relevant face to face customer meetings to support the customer company relationship and develop account growth

Work closely with all appropriate internal teams and individuals to manage customer projects

Set and agree annual Sales budgets


Personal characteristics

This role requires a high level of interpersonal skills and a variety of sales negotiation and persuasion skills, which must be applied at all levels within the business

The successful candidate will be expected to hold independent meetings and organise visits to customers

Follow up on actions from meetings and write concise meeting notes

The role will involve long and sometimes unsociable hours with overnight stays wo we will require flexibility, commitment and good organisational skills

The successful candidate will be required to represent the company at trade fairs, exhibitions, events and conferences, networking with representatives from a broad range of companies

Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

Capability to work under pressure and achieve results whilst remaining flexible and professional at all times

Aptitude to liaise with people at all levels both internally and externally

Proven track record of successful Account Management in a manufacturing environment is necessary within the personal care industry is advantageous

Knowledge, Experience and Work Skills Needed:

Minimum of 1 year Account Management experience in a manufacturing environment preferably food, personal care or pharmaceutical industry.

Minimum of 1 year sales experience

A good level of education minimum, Maths and English GCSE (A-C)

MS Office and experience of SAGE


25 day annual leave plus 8 bank holidays

Option to buy/ sell up to 5 days annual leave

Up to 5% employer pension contribution

Life Assurance

Bi-annual Staff events including team building day

Onsite parking

Please call Gary at DR Newitt or apply here

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