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Key Account Manager

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sectors:

    Account Management, Business Development

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Richard Nelson

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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    Richard Nelson

Key Account Manager



£40,000 - £45,000 + Benefits

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a market leading Automotive Tier 1 manufacturer as a Key Account Manager in the Manchester area. You will be responsible for managing one/two of the businesses key OEM Accounts with an emphasis on building and developing a strong working relationship, growing existing accounts and some opportunity for spotting and bidding for work with new OEM customers.

The Role

The Manchester 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
  • Report on customer's expectations
  • Identify and action opportunities for account growth
  • Reporting figures, account growth and new business opportunities directly to the Commercial Director
  • Create presentations and cost breakdowns for customers
  • Holding professional meetings and building relationships with OEM's

The Person

Unfortunately candidates without direct experience in automotive manufacturing will not be considered for the Account Manager position.

Essential Experience:

  • An Automotive background
  • 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 North West of England 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. The have invested heavily in recent years and offer strong earning and career development potential for those that apply themselves. This role will be based in their Manchester office and is easily commutable from most parts of the North West including Manchester, Warrington, Liverpool, Skelmersdale, Wigan, Bolton, Blackburn, Preston and surrounding areas.

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