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Job Title: Account Director

Advertiser: Prominate (Lesmar trading as Prominate)

Added: 25/01/2019

Job Description

Main Role: Sales

The Role:

This is a target driven role which involves speaking with and meeting customers and prospects on a regular basis, managing enquiries, projects and requirements, in addition to proactively generating interest from customers and prospects by putting forward new ideas with the support of a dedicated team. There is also a requirement to liaise with factories both in Europe and Asia (in English).

Our Account Directors are passed requirements and opportunities from new and established customers and prospects with an expectation that they will also proactively generate new customer sales themselves. The Account Director will be working with large, typically multinational, organisations based in the UK and Europe. Contacts generally work within the marketing or purchasing departments.

Guidance and internal training is given within a friendly and supportive environment. 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. > Meet or exceed targets.
  2. > Develop a complete customer account portfolio, generating sales from both new and established customers.
  3. > Contact prospects and take the initiative to develop new relationships primarily, but not exclusively, from warm leads.   The Account Director is also expected to have some contacts of their own.
  4. > Professionally maintain good communications and relationships with customers and prospects. This includes maintaining the customer relationship after the sale is completed, continuously looking to identify new needs and opportunities.
  5. > Present products and/or solutions engagingly and confidently to customers individually and in groups.
  6. > Manage customer requirements proactively including the development of new ideas and solutions to suit requirements and projects.
  7. > Calculate selling prices and prepare quotations with the support of a dedicated team.
  8. > With the support of the Purchasing Manager and dedicated team liaise with suppliers both in Europe and Asia obtaining pricing, printing and delivery information (all communications in English).
  9. > Receive customer orders and, with the support of the dedicated team ensure the details are entered correctly onto our order management system for the Operations team to then process the order.
  10. > Support and co-operate with the dedicated team to ensure all orders are fulfilled efficiently and effectively.
  11. > Take responsibility for dealing with any problems that may on occasion arise.
  12. > Visit supplier exhibitions and further develop knowledge of promotional marketing, promotional products and branding techniques.

How to Apply:

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Contact Details

Salary:Negotiable subject to experience and capabilities
Job Type:Permanent
Hours:9-5.30 (or close equivalent) 5 days a week

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