Sales Account Manager

London (Greater)
Circa £40,000
13 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Job Function
Account management, Sales
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales Account Manager

Based in London

Job ref:                      JH/39464

Salary:              Circa £40000

Benefits:                  Bonus

The role:

The International Sales Manager will be based out of London or surrounding area.  With a strong focus on delivering commercial opportunities within their region.  The role suits ambitious self-starter looking to be customer facing and willing to drive the company’s growth agenda; through active management of the opportunity funnel, a deep understanding of the customer need and proactive key account management.

The Purpose:

  • Accountable for Sales to and relationship management of Customers in the targeted development areas
  • Plan, monitor and achieve individual sales targets and increase value for existing customers
  • Conduct negotiations and prepare contracts
  • Proactively liaise within other functions
  • Contribute to growth specific projects, spot opportunities and create value
  • Build good relationships
  • Create deep understanding of the customer
  • Solid understanding of competitive environment to facilitate customer discussion
  • Understand product application
  • Promote simplification activities
  • Champion customer focus
  • Comply with HSSE , Business principals and code of conduct
  • Share best practices

Key requirements:

  • Manage customer relationships and identify new international business opportunities
  • Extensive international travel
  • Confident in contract writing
  • Ability to analyse and improve processes to the benefit of the sales department
  • Liaise with R&D to produce the right product based on customer specifics gained at sales meetings



The Person:

  • Strong communication skill and ability to build relationships whilst working virtually
  • Strong preference for an individual with strong business acumen and commercial mind-set
  • Excellent language skill (English), plus any other languages are advantageous
  • Strong field sales experience with strong evidence of results delivery. Able to focus on key activities
  • Resilient, focused and driven
  • Pro-active and hands on, willing to roll up your sleeves
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Team player
  • Strong technical understanding
  • Expertise in the polymer, plastics or end user markets, such as Packaging, Agricultural, FMCG industry
  • Degree educated in a relevant field

To apply please contact Jason Hutchison

0044(0) 1789 207070

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.

Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.



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