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Account Director

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Sales & Marketing, Account Management, Business Development

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Richard Nelson

  • Contact email:

    richardnelson@coretalent.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    85000

  • Salary low:

    75000

  • Ref:

    23426/001_1554296746

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-03

  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Richard Nelson

Account Director

Automotive

Birmingham

£75,000 - £85,000 + Bonus, car allowance and excellent benefits

Due to further expansion within the UK Sales division and a need for stratefic account direction a fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Account Director to join a leading T1 Automotive business based in the Birmingham area. The business are a global leader in their sector and have a well established, international footprint.

The Role

Based in the Birmingham area, the Account Director will report in to the Global Sales & Account Director and will be responsible for managing a cross-functional team. You will be responsible for nurturing and growing existing and new business with a main OEM account, whilst ensuring the achievement of strategic business goals.

Key responsibilities of the Account Director:

  • Developing long-term relationships with key customers
  • Liaising with customers on product requests, services and to ensure their needs are met
  • Conducting business reviews
  • Preparing new business proposal presentations
  • Assisting with key client negotiations
  • Reviewing contracts and business cases

The Person

Candidates without direct experience in automotive manufacturing unfortunately will not be considered for the Account Director role.

Essential Experience:

  • An Automotive background
  • 3-5 years as an Senior Account Manager or Account Director
  • Experience leading teams and driving performance
  • Strong communicator and influencer at all levels
  • A natural relationship builder
  • Enthusiasm to learn and drive results
  • Full UK driving license

Desirable:

  • HND/HNC, Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Language skills are beneficial, but not essential

The Company


My client is an established global automotive supplier with a fantastic reputation and established relationships with a number of international OEMs. They are offering an Account Director a competitive package, excellent working conditions and genuine international long-term career satisfaction.

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