Account Manager - Beauty, North East England

Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Cosmetics/Personal Care
Location: North East England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Key Account Manager – GL40757

35 K Basic plus bonus

Yorkshire plus 1 or 2 days in London a week

Job Purpose
To perform as a key member of the Commercial Team in order to promote the company and develop sales to achieve agreed business targets and meet customer needs.
To Build relationships with key contacts and customers, seeking opportunities to grow sales of existing and development products
To build strong internal relationships with all key stakeholders across all departments
Key Responsibilities
Maintain and grow defined customer relationships and negotiate supply contracts and pricing
Prepare and monitor CPA’s in line with customer projects and company resources
Assess potential new business and projects for commercial suitability
Prepare accurate and relevant cost models which reflect the company strategy and margin targets
Conduct regular relevant face to face customer meetings to support the customer company relationship and develop account growth
Work closely with all appropriate internal teams and individuals to manage customer projects
Set and agree annual Sales budgets
REQUIREMENTS
Personal characteristics
This role requires a high level of interpersonal skills and a variety of sales negotiation and persuasion skills, which must be applied at all levels within the business
The successful candidate will be expected to hold independent meetings and organise visits to customers
Follow up on actions from meetings and write concise meeting notes
The role will involve long and sometimes unsociable hours with overnight stays wo we will require flexibility, commitment and good organisational skills
The successful candidate will be required to represent the company at trade fairs, exhibitions, events and conferences, networking with representatives from a broad range of companies
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
Capability to work under pressure and achieve results whilst remaining flexible and professional at all times
Aptitude to liaise with people at all levels both internally and externally
Proven track record of successful Account Management in a manufacturing environment is necessary within the personal care industry is advantageous
Knowledge, Experience and Work Skills Needed:
Minimum of 1 year Account Management experience in a manufacturing environment preferably food, personal care or pharmaceutical industry.
Minimum of 1 year sales experience
A good level of education minimum, Maths and English GCSE (A-C)
MS Office and experience of SAGE

BENEFITS
25 day annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
Option to buy/ sell up to 5 days annual leave
Up to 5% employer pension contribution
Life Assurance
Bi-annual Staff events including team building day
Onsite parking
Please call Gary at DR Newitt or apply here
Meet your consultant
Gary Laverty
gary.laverty@drnewitt.com

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