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Account Manager - Perfect step up for someone in retail or telesales

Salary: £25,000 - £32,000
Contract Length: Permanent

Job Description:

Are you ambitious and good at building relationships? Are you proactive and driven by sales? Are you looking to step up and develop with a progressive company? Here’s an opportunity to join a growing IT business as Account Manager.


The company

Our client is an established reseller and distributor of IT hardware, supplying to UK and international businesses. They supply to over 2500 customers every year while maintaining a small, friendly team.

They’re a forward-thinking business with clear revenue growth plans. They have a well-known brand and the best products on the market making sales easier to achieve.

They maintain a friendly and flexible environment and provide excellent opportunities for career development.


The role

You’ll be responsible for helping the business advance its relationships with its customers by maintaining and improving communication and relationships, with the objective of increasing sales. Duties include:

  • Generating sales with clients by up and cross-selling products
  • Be the point of contact for an assigned portfolio of customers
  • Conduct face to face meetings with key clients
  • Make sure clients receive requested products and services on time
  • Forecast and track client account metrics
  • Manage projects within client relationships, working to carry out client goals while meeting company goals
  • Identify opportunities to grow business with existing clients
  • Coordinate with staff members working on the same account to ensure consistent service
  • Service multiple clients concurrently, often meeting specific deadlines
  • Exceed sales targets set by the management team


The package

This is an exciting opportunity to step up from a retail or telesales role and join an ambitious business. Benefits include:

  • £21,000 - 25,000 salary + high bonus (annual OTE £6000 on top of salary, uncapped)
  • Continued progression opportunities as the company achieves its growth targets
  • Excellent training available and you’ll work closely with and learn from the Sales Director
  • Attend 4-5 conferences throughout the year with an extravagant dinner (and a free bar!)
  • Opportunities for international travel for business
  • Newly refurbished, bright and airy office with a friendly and supportive team
  • Not a harsh sales environment – more advice-driven and consultative
  • Early finish on Fridays
  • Work laptop and phone
  • Flexibility if you occasionally need to work from home


To be successful, you will…

…be a strong communicator

…be an excellent rapport builder

…be very well organised

…have good time management skills

…be able to prioritise

…be a critical thinker

…be motivated and hungry to succeed

…always be client-focused

…be confident to pitch to customers and deliver presentations

…have strict attention to detail

…be self-motivated

…look to improve inefficient processes

…be happy to pick up the phone


You won’t…

…be someone that makes excuses for why things didn’t happen

…be someone who think certain jobs are beneath them

…have a big ego

…be unwilling to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in to help out the team



If you’re looking to step up and are driven to succeed, apply now!

Location: Banbury, Oxfordshire