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Regional Account Manager

A specialist manufacturing company based in the West Midlands is currently recruiting a Regional Account Manager. The successful applicant will be responsible for joining a sales team to drive profitable sales growth with new and existing customers. The coverage area will be the South of the UK with regular trips to Oldbury in the West Midlands.

Main Duties

  • Planning visits to new existing customers to drive growth in sales.
  • Identifying potential new clients from contacts and research as well as leads from the internal commercial teams.
  • Arranging appointments with these potential clients, presenting the company and products and winning new business.
  • Preparing annual sales budgets and regular sales forecasts (by customer and product).
  • Attendance and reporting in regular Sales Meetings.
  • Managing account issues which arise from time to time in conjunction with head office teams.
  • The role will require a high degree of flexibility, travel, and direct customer contact primarily through site visits supported by phone and email. 

Requirements

  • Previous selling within a manufacturing environment working to agreed sales targets is essential.
  • Ability to motivate customers and quickly win their confidence through a proactive, positive and hands on approach.
  • Technically strong, with the capacity to quickly learn a new product range and apply this knowledge to secure new sales.
  • A good financial awareness.
  • Capability to work remotely and at the same time be a team player and develop strong working relationships.
  • Client driven and results orientated, working to sales budgets and targets.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced account or sales manager to develop their career in a fast paced, manufacturing company. In return for your experience, the company will offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Laptop and Phone
  • Car allowance

Interviews for the role will commence with immediate effect with a view to starting as soon as possible. Please contact Tom Duckett at Jonathan Lee Recruitment for further information.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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