Key Account Manager / Sales Executive

Brentwood, Essex, England
07 Dec 2018
04 Jan 2019
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Key Account Manager

Salary: Competitive

Location: Home Based

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Purpose of the Role:

Working for the company undertaking active sales and account management duties. Managing a specific portfolio of named client accounts, with the requisite function of increasing the revenue/profit generated from these accounts in line with agreed targets.

To ensure a business wide best practice, and knowledge sharing culture is actively embraced.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Customer liaison
  • Plan, organise and manage events at customer sites
  • Full understanding of the customer and their portfolio
  • Growth & Retention - Retention is prime objective - Securing/retaining fixed term agreements / contracts within current customer base
  • Set agenda and minutes to include regular site visit
  • Ensure customer account is run in line with the CDP
  • Checking and distributing reports / Compiling if necessary
  • Correct invoicing and prompt payment
  • Completion of internal company documentation
  • Oversee that quotations are issued in a timely and efficient manner
  • Completion of, or obtaining, customer purchase orders
  • Attending and representing the company at selected exhibitions and conferences
  • Assisting the Customer Service Team to carry out their role effectively and efficiently
  • Assist with the speedy resolution of customer invoice queries
  • Identify, pursue new growth opportunities within a specified client portfolio
  • Retain and increase sales within existing customer base through a year on year percentage growth on sales
  • Plan and drive the delivery of strategic objectives, including contact, billing, customer resolution, customer retention whilst driving improvements in customer satisfaction
  • To establish and maintain strong customer relationship to make us the first choice for their waste management requirements
  • Coach junior team members to ensure on-going professional development
  • Undertake any reasonable duties as required to meet the needs of the business

Skills and Experience required:

  • Comparable B2B Account Management experience
  • An understanding and/or experience of waste & recycling experience and/or facilities management operations is desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of waste management solutions and legislation
  • A very personable 'can do' attitude
  • A proven ability to maintain focused on client delivery
  • Good influencing and interpersonal skills with proven ability to quickly build relationships with clients
  • Demonstrates initiative and the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Commercially aware and takes pride in the quality and standard of their work
  • PC literate with good knowledge of IT systems and full Microsoft Office suite

Please note: Candidates must have own transportation, office location is not accessible via public transport.


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