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Key Account Manager

Location: Bristol Reporting into: Area Trade Sales Manager

Our client is a global leader in the innovation, design, manufacture and distribution of Tile, Kitchen, and Bath products.

They are looking to recruit a Key Account Manager to join their busy team, covering the Bristol area.

Key skills and responsibilities of the job;

  • To ensure the customer base is updated and aware of all enquiry points, contact names, and methods of operation to meet their requirements.
  • To ensure you are familiar with all personnel working within the client’s business, and that they are familiar with the brand and image.
  • To be fully conversant with the complete range and technical specifications of our products in order to facilitate suitable procurement solutions to meet the customer’s needs.
  • Ensure all local developers/interior designers and architects receive regular contact with you or other appropriate members of the company to ensure they are provided with up to date specifications and prices lists.
  • To develop and encourage existing and perspective customers to purchase products in preference to our competitors based on our product quality, unique solutions and service.
  • To introduce all new products and services offered in line with the current business strategy.
  • To liaise with all levels of staff within the company to ensure customer expectations and service levels are achieved.
  • To be aware of market trends as well as competitors’ activities, product ranges, strengths and weaknesses.
  • To maintain clear and accurate reporting procedures regarding all business activities and ensure all communications are submitted in a timely fashion.
  • Ambitious to accomplish set sales targets, aiming to exceed both the monthly and annual sales target.

Personal Attributes;

  • Excellent Management and People Skills
  • Smart personal appearance
  • Clear and positive communicator with good negotiation and influencing skills
  • Relevant experience with face to face customer sales in a similar environment or possesses the underlying traits to fulfil this role.
  • Must be a driven individual who strives to consistently bring in new business as well as maintaining existing accounts.
  • At least 1 years’ experience within a similar role
  • Preferably someone with a Kitchen, Bathroom or Tiles background so they have an understanding of the products, however isn’t essential

Education and Qualifications;

  • A good level of verbal, written and numerical literacy
  • Valid Driving Licence Benefits;
  • Hours 08:00 – 17:00 Mon- Fri
  • Sales Commission Scheme & Company Car
  • Staff Discount
  • 20 Holiday Days plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Pension

 

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