Sales Account Manager Automotive Engineering

Recruiter
Plus One Personnel
Location
Warwick
Salary
45000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Aug 2017
Closes
23 Aug 2017
Sector
Sales
Job Type
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent

Sales/Account Manager.

Salary - GBP30,000 basic plus bonus (GBP60,000 OTE) + GBP5,000 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' GBP1m.
  • 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.