Sales Account Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Gloucester
Salary
18000.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
28 Nov 2016
Closes
26 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Sales Account Manager

We have an opportunity within an excellent working environment with benefits including parking, 24 days holiday, pension, health insurance, employee benefits and career progression.

- 35 hour week
- ??18K - 20K basic, OTE ??26K

Main responsibilities:

* To proactively follow up sales leads.
* To identify and develop new sources of business.
* To develop, maintain and grow existing business.
* To work closely with the other Account Managers, Marketing Team and other members of the business to deliver company targets and strategy.
* To keep up-to-date on industry knowledge and developments including current issues, pressures and changes.
* To organise and have input into business and product development workshops.
* To maintain and develop accounts by building up a client portfolio and establishing a rapport to secure more business.
* To provide regular feedback to the Head of Sales on market intelligence.
* To undertake proactive sales campaigns on specific products or product features as directed by senior management.
* To undertake sales and service calls to accounts in line with your contact strategy and business plan.
* Promote the company's core values and behaviours at all times.

Requirements:

* Proven experience as Telesales Representative or other sales/customer service role would be an advantage.
* Proven track record of successfully meeting sales and activity quota preferably over the phone.
* Good use of open and closed questions to control a sales call.
* Good objection handling ability.
* Good knowledge of relevant computer programs (e.g. CRM software) and telephone systems, working knowledge of (url removed) and Microsoft package would be a distinct advantage.
* Ability to learn about products and services and describe/explain them to prospects.
* Excellent knowledge of English.
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
* Cool-tempered and able to handle rejection.
* Outstanding negotiation skills with the ability to resolve issues and address complaints