Junior Account Manager

Recruiter
PDA Search and Selection Ltd
Location
Staffordshire
Posted
01 Aug 2017
Closes
18 Sep 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Junior Account Manager (Cosmetics - Retail Supermarket)

Location: Role will be based 2 days a week in Leeds, the remaining 3 days a week will be based from either our clients Roecliffe, North Yorkshire office or their Stoke-on-Trent office. So ideal candidates will be based in West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire or Staffordshire.

Salary: Competitive Salary + Company Car

Our client is a dynamic, professional, established company, providing retail merchandising solutions for some of the best known names in retailing across the UK and Ireland.

They are now actively looking to recruit a Junior Account Manager to work on a Cosmetic Account for a large national Supermarket retailer.

The Junior Account Manager will report into an experienced Account Manager.

The role will be based 2 days a week in Leeds and the remaining 3 days a week will be based from either our clients Roecliffe, North Yorkshire office or their Stoke-on-Trent office. So ideal candidates will be based in West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire or Staffordshire.

Purpose of the role: -

  • Help maintain relationships with the client
  • Help to ensure profitable growth of existing business and develop new business opportunities
  • Ensure that their customers’ needs and expectations are always met

Key responsibilities include: -

  • Alongside the Account Manager, manage athe Cosmetic Account with a national supermarket retailer
  • Provide excellent levels of customer service at all times
  • Assist the Account Manager to Broker the successful transition of new business into well executed ongoing work
  • Provide recommendations for continuous process improvement in response to changing customer requirements
  • Develop new opportunities into compelling business propositions to customers
  • Monitor and deliver financial KPI’s including sales and profitability targets

Candidate background and experience: -

  • Excellent Communication, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Good listening skills and the ability to be highly customer focussed
  • Ability to build trust and rapport and to develop strong, lasting customer relationships
  • A can do attitude with the drive and tenacity to complete tasks on time and to a high standard
  • Financially aware and able to work to budgets and work to targets
  • Experience in FMCG / retail environment
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • IT Literate, familiar with all Microsoft packages, including PowerPoint

Preferred background working with or in major retailers or an account management background.

Candidates must have a full and valid driving licence.

To apply for this role please submit your full CV in strictest confidence to Jonathan Sweasey at PDA SEARCH & SELECTION LIMITED.