Sales Account Manager, Castleford

Posted By:Leeds Branch
Telephone:01132 469339

Job Summary

Reference: 048105166
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Castleford
Salary: 18000 per annum, Benefits: c4k commission, free parking,
Date Posted: 10/14/2016

Job Description

Sales Account Manager


18k + 4k OTE

(Inbound & Outbound)

We are recruiting on behalf of our client who is a national distribution company. You will be tasked with maximising Commercial sales opportunities using a combination of consultative selling, strong account management, up / cross selling and new customer acquisition.

Working in a quality-focussed environment, they strive to exceed customer expectations by team-working, professional interaction and effective communication.

- Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of all the company's commercial products and services

- Handle inbound contact (calls, emails and other channels as required) and support the customer through a consultative sales approach

- Negotiate sales prices within the agreed authority structure to maximise profitability

- Ensure the cross-selling of other relevant products and services, effectively matching customers' current and potential future needs

- Ensure that all sales opportunities are maximised, taking every opportunity to secure the sale

- Ensure that you have industry knowledge of the customers within your portfolio of accounts

- Support new sales activities in line with campaign activity and prospecting of lapsed / lost customers

- Deliver sales excellence through driving profitability and achieving performance targets

- Create and maintain an up to date knowledge of competitor activity and developments, and record them on the appropriate system

- Respond to customer enquiries and information requests in a professional manner; ensuring accounts are up to date

Skills / Qualifications / Experience:

- B2B Contact Centre experience is desirable

- A proven track record in telephone selling and up / cross selling is needed

- Account management experience is desirable

- Self-confidence and good interpersonal skills

- High degree of self-motivation and time management

- Target driven / results orientated

- Able to build the appropriate level of professional rapport with customers

- Can handle customer objections assertively

- Can manage customer interactions with empathy

- GCSE Maths and English a requirement

Benefits include a modern working environment, fantastic earning potential and on-site parking.

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