Our client, one of the largest suppliers to schools, nurseries, public sector organisations and businesses in the UK, is looking for a Strategic Account Manager to join their well established sales team in the South East.
They are looking for an enthusiastic and hungry Key Account Manager to drive future growth by owning and managing a portfolio of customer accounts. This individual must be tenacious and have the ability to win new business and opportunities, as well as manage accounts, maximise opportunities and will play a key role in delivering significant growth.
This is an exciting fast-paced role that focuses on volume interactions with schools, academies across a defined territory to effectively account manage, to ensure the company is their chosen, trusted supplier.
A key part of the role is to demonstrate why this company are the best supplier that can meet the customer's needs and provide them with value every single day. Their customers are very busy and face tough challenges in their roles, so their ethos is to make customer's lives easier, save them time and save them money. They need someone special to deliver this promise to customers and to continually seek new opportunities and leads across the brands.
A fully target driven role based on achieving results through managing a portfolio of large Multi Academy Trusts, KPIs, conversions of visit to sale and new customer acquisition supported with a monthly commission reward package. The role will be consultative, analytical and strategic.
* Experience in Account Management and winning new business both in person and remotely via phone/virtual meetings is essential
* Working with a wide range of products and services in a volume-activity business. Experience in managing vastly different propositions from low value to high value products
* Experience in managing accounts and understanding the customer sales cycle
* Knowledge of CRM systems
* Education Market knowledge is preferable but not essential.
* Consultative, analytical with transferable skills.
This is a full-time, permanent position and is home based, with a mix of field visits and over the phone/video selling.
If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please apply today!
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