Account Manager

Michael Page Sales
England, North West England
£30000 - £40000 per annum + + car allowance, bonus and benefits
Closing date
22 Apr 2021

Job Details

A hugely successful importer and distributor of consumer electronics is looking for a high calibre Account Manager to join their team.

Client Details

As a £40M family owned business, the company are proud of their people focused culture and hugely loyal team. Specialising in consumer electronics, they import a huge range of products across multiple categories including kitchen appliances, electronic personal care such as hair dryers, shavers etc, and home security including smart doorbells.

Their products are supplied to wholesalers, distributors and internet sellers across the country. They have a state of the art warehouse in the North West and are known for their high levels of customer service.

They are now looking to add an Account Manager to their team.


As Account Manager, you will be responsible for managing wholesale/distributor customers and a handful of independent internet sellers who sell products on platforms such as Amazon and eBay.

The majority of clients are regular repeat customers and your role is to keep clients aware of new and existing products, carry out range reviews and present special offers although customer prospecting and business development of new clients is also required. You will be expected to visit customers face to face as well as managing enquiries and new sales over the phone and email.

Please note when you are not out on the road visiting customers, you are expected to work from the office which is based in North West England.


  • Non Food FMCG product experience
  • Experience of selling into wholesale/distributor and/or internet sellers
  • Field sales experience is essential as well as confidence in dealing with retailers, wholesalers and internet seller
  • Experience in presenting new items; range reviews and discussing future opportunities.
  • Willingness to use social media and provide marketing ideas to generate sales.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work to own initiative

Job Offer

Up to £40,000 + car allowance, bonus and benefits.

When you are not with customers you are expected to work from the office in order to work closely with Marketing and Product Development teams effectively.


Michael Page Sales UK is a leading professional recruitment consultancy covering permanent, interim and contract recruitment. We have UK wide coverage with ten offices located in London, Weybridge, Reading, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, St Albans, Manchester, Leeds and Glasgow. The core markets we serve are Consumer, Business Services, Media, IT/Telco, Financial Services, Healthcare and Technical Sales, with a dedicated person or team in each location specialising in each of these sectors. The clients we work with are as diverse as the candidates we represent; from Blue Chips to SMEs, and Sales Execs to Sales Directors. Our Consultants are typically from relevant sales backgrounds giving first hand experience of the roles we recruit for. We pride ourselves on delivering unrivalled service levels to our candidates and our clients, our track record of success over the past 20 years means we stand out.

Within our Consumer Sales Division we have consultants within each of the 10 offices who dedicate themselves to this sector and no other. Our specialist capability is demonstrated further as we focus on sub sectors such as food, drink, household, foodservice, consumer electronics, apparel, health & beauty, consumer healthcare, pet and sports. Some of our key clients include Colgate, Beiersdorf, Dr Oetker, Johnson & Johnson, Matthew Clark, PZ Cussons, Kellogg’s, 2 Sisters, Samsung, Seven Seas, Twinings, Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, SC Johnson, Warburtons, InBev, Kettle Chips, Hallmark, Luxottica, McCain, Britvic, General Mills, and Molson Coors to name but a few!

Michael Page Sales UK is part of Michael Page International with operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. As well as looking for high quality candidates for our clients, we are also always looking for top talent to work for us

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