Account Director BLUA71293

Field Based, with National Travel
Competitive Salary
14 Sep 2018
12 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About Us

Manheim is the world’s largest automotive services company and, through its unparalleled range of products and services, drives every stage of the used vehicle lifecycle. A subsidiary of Atlanta based Cox Enterprises, one of the world’s leading media companies and providers of automotive services, Manheim handles nearly 10 million used vehicles worldwide, facilitating transactions representing more than $50 billion in value. In the UK, we provide a national physical and on-line auction network, comprising 18 centres.

We also provide vehicle inspection, repair, reconditioning and pre-sale preparation; transport; logistics; full de-fleet management and outsourced end-of-contract administration. In addition, Manheim is the UK’s leading automotive digital marketing specialist providing retail marketing and specialist web marketing support to more than 85% of the Top 200 UK dealer groups.

About the Role

Joining us as Account Director, you will be the strategic interface between Cox Automotive and various clients; designing and leading the delivery of Inventory Solutions services and complimentary products which are consistent with client expectations and Cox Automotive business objectives.

Providing leadership to a portfolio of key accounts, building and maintaining productive and pro-active relationships to exceed volume and revenue targets, you will identify new opportunities for increasing sales whilst delivering contractual requirements and client SLA’s. Leading, directing, liaising and influencing relevant product/service managers to ensure that customer requirements are met, you will assist in the development of innovations to enhance our products and services and, when appropriate, lead and manage contract and tender responses.

The Account Director will also prepare benchmarking data and management information to enable the effective management of client reviews, using best practice sales techniques to bring influence on the decision-making process. You will work with senior stakeholders on strategic development and business growth plans across your portfolio and maintain regular client contract, both formal and informal, ensuring the timely delivery of client reports.

About You

So if you are highly motivated, results driven and have proven success of managing large accounts, then we would love to hear from you!

With excellent influencing skills and a strategic sales approach, you will be credible, engaging and confident and able to build strong working relationships. You will have high awareness of customer service and a genuine desire to provide customers with service excellence, whilst encouraging such awareness in staff.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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