Future Recruitment Ltd

Field Based Account Manager - Labels

Location
Merseyside
Salary
onus + Pension + Laptop
Posted
18 Jan 2018
Closes
25 Jan 2018
Ref
PK5196
Contact
Nicola Hurd
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent


Our client is a leading manufacturer of high quality printed complex labels. They are currently looking to recruit a Field Based Account Manager.

The ideal candidate will have a solid technical understanding of flexo and digital printed labels although other printed packaging will be considered. A customer base in personal care, agrochemical or pharmaceuticals is also a major advantage.

There is a significant portfolio of blue chip accounts to manage which will consume around 50% of the role. The remaining 50% will be devoted to new business development covering areas from Hull to Liverpool.

This is a well invested company with substantial growth plans for the future and is a great time to join if you have ambitious career progression plans.

Responsibilities:
  • Listening to customer requirements and presenting appropriately to make a sale.
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers in person, and via telephone calls and emails.
  • Arranging meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business.
  • Acting as a contact between a company and its existing and potential markets.
  • Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales.
  • Gathering market and customer information.
  • Representing the organisation at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations.
  • Negotiating on price and costs, delivery and specifications with buyers and managers.
  • Advising on forthcoming product developments and discussing special projects.
  • Gaining a clear understanding of customers' businesses and requirements.
  • Feeding future buying trends back to employers.
  • Attending team meeting and sharing best practice with colleagues.


Requirements:
  • Blue chip account management experience.
  • Self-confident with ability to take the initiative when approaching potential clients.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Charismatic.
  • Possess a high level of drive and ambition. Sincerity, honesty and a high level of personal integrity.
  • Competent computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Email) are essential.


This is a strategic role within the business and personality fit will be just as vital as product knowledge.