Key Account Manager

  • Location
    Tonbridge, Kent
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountant
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Sales & Retail
  • External Reference
    JN-102019-96246
  • Salary
    25000 £ - 35000 £ / Year

Key Account Manager


£25,000 - £35,000 (depending on experience) + 22 days holiday + BH, pension, health insurance + bonus + much more.


Tonbridge


Are you looking for a busy Key Account Management role within an award winning and innovative company? Would you like to enhance your career and work within a company that has customers based in UK and Europe?


Our client, with their Head Office based in Tonbridge, are looking for a Key Account Manager to join their team.


They are seeking a confident and capable candidate who is interested in a long term career.


Main Objective:


To nurture and develop sales with existing customers; maintain customer relations, dealing with any issues raised and building relationships.


Planning and attending meetings for customers in UK and Europe (mainly travel April - July, and February) then office based the rest of the time.


Facilitate customer enquiries, product queries and marketing needs.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:



  • Through customer account analysis look at product ranges and identify new and alternative products

  • Maintain regular contact with existing accounts and build relationships to achieve sales growth year on year

  • Maintain customer relations, including addressing any issues raised by customers and responding in a timely manner

  • Increase product listings year on year

  • Prepare product proposal lists for customers based on their requirements and suitability

  • Promote and encourage sales of bestselling and new products

  • Work with the Product Development team to research/develop new products/ranges and attend monthly meeting

  • Attend monthly Marketing meetings

  • Assist customers with marketing initiatives including special offers

  • Inform customers of any changes to our range, including special offers and discontinued items

  • Monitor and manage customers and their order performance to achieve sales targets set by the board

  • Liaise with internal departments/staff to deliver account requirement


The successful candidate will be:



  • An excellent communicator

  • Confident and diligent

  • Willing to travel (sometimes at short notice) and drive in Europe, April to July extensive travel every other week, other months will require travel as required

  • Able to work within a team and to use own initiative

  • Competent in planning timescales and prioritising workload to ensure deadlines are met

  • Experienced in sales

  • MUST Hold a clean driving licence


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If you have a passion for account management, building and maintaining business relationships and enjoy travel - Apply today to be considered!


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