Sales Account Manager Automotive Engineering

Plus One Personnel
£45,000 per annum
01 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Sales/Account Manager.

Salary - £30,000 basic plus bonus (£60,000 OTE) + £5,000 car allowance

Our client is a market leading manufacturer of specialist components into the prestige automotive manufacturing sector and due to accelerated growth, they are now looking to recruit an experienced sales/account manager.

The role is varied with a broad responsibility for all sales into key clients (manufacturers) who purchase bespoke products, primarily in plastics/injection moulding. You will be quoting and producing tenders against competitors, managing the sales pipeline, pro-actively chasing orders and ensuring that the deal is completed. You will therefore need to be an experienced B2B salesperson who has previous experience of successfully selling products/components into the automotive manufacturing sector.

Key Responsibilities;

  • Developing solid relationships with key automotive manufacturers, both new clients (prospects) and existing clients, with a total annual spend of approx' £1m.
  • Being the 'point of contact' for all sales related enquiries, managing all leads and updating the sales pipeline reports.
  • Meeting with clients on-site to maintain and build long-term, excellent working relationships and to ensure that all commercial opportunities within a client are explored.
  • Contacting prospect clients to generate leads/future enquiries.

Skills/experience required;

  • Demonstrable experience in a customer-facing B2B sales role, specifically within the automotive manufacturing supplier sector.
  • Demonstrable business development and pipeline building/management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Technically minded, able to impart knowledge in a consultative manner.
  • Commercially aware, able to produce clear quotes/tenders and chase down all opportunities to maximise revenue within a client.
  • Good general IT skills (MS Office)
  • Own transport and UK driving license (Car allowance and business mileage provided).

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven sales professional to really make a mark within a small business, reporting to the MD, meaning that there are very good promotional prospects as the company grows. For more information, please supply a full CV or contact Stuart Moore in confidence.

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