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Account Manager

Our client is seeking a confident & enthusiastic Account Manager to achieve profit growth through the effective management of new and existing customer accounts from sales through to delivery. This role is initially telesales based, but they are wanting a dedicated & driven person who ultimately wants to progress to Account Manager level.

Ruddington, Nottingham £19,000 per annum

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consistently grow the gross profit and achieve the targets as set out in the Freight Account Manager Scheme
  • Achieve sales productivity and revenue targets as set out in the Freight Account Manager Scheme
  • Maximise all revenue opportunities from existing customers by proactively pursuing undeveloped areas.
  • Generate new prospect leads and new accounts over the telephone and face-to-face.
  • Generate new prospect leads for the Contact Management System using external sources.
  • Process consignments and enter telesales information on to the Contact Management System.
  • Monitor consignments ensuring that the highest levels of service are carried out at every stage
  • Provide customers with accurate and cost effective quotations.
  • Ensure all relevant sales and purchase ledger invoices within the Trainee Freight Account Manager's remit are processed on time.
  • Prepare weekly/monthly figures of sales activity as instructed by the Branch Manager
  • Provide a high level of internal and external customer care

Skills/Attributes:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate an ability to negotiate and influence others both internally and externally.
  • An understanding of how to influence the profitability from a customer.
  • Have a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Have proven experience of stakeholder management and networking to achieve results
  • Experience of working to targets and deadlines.
  • Experience of working in a proactive outbound cold calling sales role either on the phone or face-to-face
  • Influencing skills are essential, this is a competitive industry
  • Customer focused

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

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