Account Manager

Location
Northern Ireland
Salary
c. £60k
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
06 Apr 2019
Ref
JM2051
Discipline
Packaging
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Position: Account Manager

Location: Northern Ireland

Salary: c. £60k

The Role:

  • Managing the existing accounts whilst generating high quality new business, you will ideally have a successful track record within the food industry.
  • Have some knowledge of Fresh Red Meat / Processed Meats, Dairy, Fish and Ready Meal Packaging trends and markets
  • Manage and meet customers’ current needs.
  • Professionally manage and take responsibility for all aspects of sales, receivables, inventories etc.
  • Sell additional released products and systems.
  • Co-ordinate resources to achieve the above.
  • Identify and promote Packaging System approach
  • Seek new opportunities within existing customer base.
  • Identify target customers for new applications and materials
  • Achieve agreed sales performance targets.
  • Monitor and report on competitive activity.
  • Develop close customer relationships.
  • Provide regular reports on site activity as required
  • Complete Monthly reporting as required and business plan updates
  • Contribute to budget planning and territory growth plans
  • Attend and present at team meetings
  • Form relationships with key “head office” contacts.
  • Negotiate at head office (in conjunction with Sales Manager).
  • Develop a strategic plan to meet key accounts needs.
  • Understand “big picture” needs of customers and communicate these to the organisation
  • Contribute and promote local events at customer sales centre

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