Sales Account Manager

Recruiter
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Circa £40,000
Posted
13 Sep 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Ref
JH/39464
Job Function
Account management, Sales
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

jason.hutchison@listgrove.com

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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