Junior Account Manager

Recruiter
PDA Search and Selection Ltd
Location
Staffordshire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
07 Sep 2017
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

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.