Sales Account Manager

North Lancs Training Group

A successful steel stockholding business looking to recruit a motivated and determined Sales Account Managerr to join their expanding team

Are you ambitious and innovative with the confidence to communicate with clients at all levels?  My client is a successful steel stockholding business and has built an impressive reputation in the stainless-steel industry. In recent years, the company has grown to become one of the UK’s largest independent distributors of stainless steel coil, sheet, banding, wire and the supplier of choice for customers.
They are currently looking to recruit a motivated and determined Sales Account manager to join their expanding team. The role will be to achieve sales in line with agreed targets by managing and developing existing accounts and identifying opportunities to generate new sales and additional business. You will build and maintain strong relationships with customers, developing account strategies, anticipating needs and providing excellent customer service and support. You will be supported in developing your personal sales strategy, maintaining accurate customer records and monitoring and using sales data to assist business growth.

Sales experience in the stainless steel stockholding industry would be an advantage. The role will be primarily office based but there will be the opportunity to visit customers when required.
 The role will include the following respon­sibi­lities:
- Identifying and calling potential and current customers
- Converting leads into new business sales
- Developing and managing new products
- Building rapport and relationships with potential and existing customers

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:
- Experience in a similar role in the metals industry or with and industrial sales background
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Experience of working to sales targets
- The ability to stock manage for Accounts
- An enthusiastic, highly motivated working attitude
Job type: Permanent/Full Time
Salary:   £22,000 - £25,000 DOE