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Account Manager

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sectors:

    Account Management, Business Development

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kate Wiseman

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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    Kate Wiseman

Account Manager
£40,000 - £50,000

A fantastic opportunity to join a leading Automotive manufacturer as an Account Manager in the Coventry area. You will be responsible for managing one/two of the businesses key OEM Accounts with an on building and developing a strong working relationship, growing existing accounts and some opportunity for spotting and bidding for work with new OEM customers.

This role is easily commutable from most parts of the West Midlands including Birmingham, Telford, Wolverhampton, Warwick, Walsall, Worcestershire, Redditch, West Bromwich, Stratford-upon-Avon and surrounding areas.

The Role:

The Coventry based Account Manager Role will report to the UK Sales Director, managing a portfolio of existing key accounts whilst generating and maintaining strong relationships with clients. This role deals with clients around the world so, it is essential the Account Manager is open to travelling.

Key responsibilities of the Account Manager:

  • Manage and develop a portfolio of existing client accounts
  • Developing long term sales partnership with Key OEM's and End Users within the Automotive sector
  • Report on customer's expectations
  • Identify and action opportunities for account growth
  • Reporting figures, account growth and new business opportunities directly to the Sales Director
  • Create presentations and cost breakdowns for customers
  • Holding professional meetings and building relationships with OEM's
  • Prioritise, develop & target new business opportunities in line with strategy.

The Person:
Unfortunately candidates without direct experience in automotive manufacturing will not be considered for the account manager position

Essential Experience:

  • Be an established Account Manager or Sales Manager
  • A technical awareness
  • A natural relationship builder
  • Persuasive, motivating and winning personality and a natural Sales person
  • Competent in holding business meetings
  • Based in the West Midlands but willing to travel when required to customers across the UK, with potential for some international travel

Desirable Experience:

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

The company:

This company have a diverse product range and strong relationships with some of the world's biggest OEMs. They have invested heavily in recent years and offer strong earning and career development potential for those that apply themselves.

My client are looking to recruit as soon as possible so if interested please apply today!