Key Account Manager Job No: BS/EP/KAM
Salary: £30,000.00 - £35,000.00 Location: Tonbridge and Malling Contract Type: Permanent
Posted: 19/04/2022

Job Title: Key Account Manager

Salary: £30 - 35,000 + uncapped commission OTE £40 - 45,000

Location: Tonbridge, hybrid working available - own vehicle essential

Join a buzzy, upbeat team and earn uncapped commission! This well-established manufacturing company are looking for a Key Account Manager to help build their business.

Duties include:

  • Holding responsibility for accounts across the UK Wholesale, Security and Transport sectors.
  • Creating strategic development plans, forecasting sales targets, and making growth projections.
  • Identifying market opportunities, generating leads and new business though in person meetings, networking, phone and email.
  • Meeting with existing and potential clients, building strong, positive relationships.
  • Developing sales and marketing strategies, in collaboration with colleagues.
  • Preparing sales presentations, participating in sales meetings, attending exhibitions and conferences.
  • Producing management reports.
  • Working with colleagues across departments to meet all client needs.
  • Updating and maintaining the CRM, producing quotes including use of CAD.
  • Contributing to the continued success of the wider Sales and Sales Coordinator team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in key account management, dealing with wholesalers, project tenders, and maintenance and contracts.
  • Experience of Wholesale/ Transport/ Security sectors desirable.
  • Knowledge of Assistive Technology/ AV/ Security equipment desirable.
  • Ability to manage multiple accounts across sectors.
  • Passion for seeking and developing new business opportunities.
  • Good IT skills, including MS Office, LinkedIn, and CRM systems.
  • A positive attitude and lots of self-motivation.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially over the phone, and the ability to build great relationships quickly.
  • Project management and report writing skills.
  • A strategic, analytical, problem solving approach.
  • Great negotiating skills.
  • Confidence and articulacy.

Great opportunity to join a successful, thriving business, with excellent rewards.

If you feel you meet the above criteria, please apply online for immediate consideration.

This role is being handled by Emily Powell, Head of Business Support for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

Not quite the right role but still looking?

Whether you are entry or Executive level, our team of experienced Recruitment specialists can help you with your career. We are Kent's leading independent consultancy and pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional service to both candidates and clients.

Find us on Facebook @PearsonWhiffinRecruitment and Instagram @PearsonWhiffinRecruitment.

By working with us, you will be helping support charities across Kent; we have raised over £50,000 so far!

Register with us today

Send your CV along with details about the role you’re looking for, location and salary expectation.

Download our helpful interview tips

Be prepared, be confident and have all the right answers to give yourself the best chance of success.

Download now
Download our CV writing guide

Avoid common CV mistakes and check you have all the right information needed to get you your dream job.

Download now