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Account Manager

Michael Page Sales
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Closing date
16 Jun 2021
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Job Details

We are looking for an Account Manager to create long-term, trusting relationships with our customers. The Account Manager's role is to oversee a portfolio of assigned customers, develop new business from existing clients and actively seek new sales opportunities

Client Details

Our client design and manufacture tactical apparel and equipment. They are a young, lively office, and we are growing fast. We are looking to add an Account Manager who will be part of a competitive sales team.


The role will be:

● Account management for the international market accounts

● Effectively building, managing and maintaining long-term customer relationships at the highest level

● Making outbound calls

● Making pricing and margin decisions

● Provide an accurate weekly Sales Forecast to Head of Sales

● Log and update all opportunities & account activity on Salesforce on a regular basis

● Plan all calls and tasks to ensure sales efficiency on a weekly basis

● Possess a strong understanding of our products, our competition in the industry and positioning

● Cross selling and upselling of the products

● Meet ambitious individual and team-wide sales quotas

● Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts)

● Bid process for tenders

● Account management for reseller accounts


The candidate should have:

● Proven work experience as an Account Manager

● Possess a drive, tenacity and motivation to succeed, whilst taking accountability for their decisions and actions

● Confidence in communicating via telephone

● Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain and develop relationships with a proven track record of success and growing business

● Strong experience with CRM software

● Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs

● Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities

● Strong verbal and written communication skills

● A task orientated & process driven approach to work

● Excellent rapport building skill

Job Offer

Great package and growing organisation


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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