Key Account Manager (Surrey)

08/04/2024
Job Type
Permanent
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Skills
Any
Functional Expertise
Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain
Salary Type
Annual
Salary
Negotiable
Job ID
50624

Job Description

Key Account Manager

Location Surrey

Salary - £30,000 to £35,000 per annum

Permanent

Do you have a clean driving license?

Do you come from a field sales background within the food and drinks industry?

We have a fantastic opportunity in Surrey for a Key Account Manager to work for one of our clients. Our client is an established and well-known distributor working throughout London, Kent, and the Southeast. In this role you will be working full-time.

Responsibilities

  • Grow and develop both new and existing customer base
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with new and existing customers
  • Follow up on new leads in a timely manner
  • Negotiating contracts and agreements to create detailed proposals as part of a formal bidding process
  • Advise customers on forthcoming product developments and promotions
  • Monitor market trends and competitor activities to identify potential risks or opportunities
  • Attend weekly team (via video platform) and monthly all team meetings at HQ
  • Provide on going support to your customers to address any issues or concerns that may arise
  • Make accurate cost calculations to provide customers with quotations
  • Represent the company at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations
  • Other duties as deemed reasonable

Skills and Experience

  • Previous field sales-based experience
  • Clean driving licence
  • Industry knowledge and experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strategic thinker
  • Highly organised and able to plan and problem-solve proactively
  • A good level of numeracy
  • Good working knowledge of IT systems including Word and Excel

Benefits

  • Car Allowance
  • Life insurance
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Annual leave increase on length of service
  • Birthday voucher
  • Ability to purchase goods at a cost price
  • Work from home for administrative work

To find out more about the position, please apply and we will be in touch to discuss the role in more detail.

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