Account Manager- Coatings & Construction

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Chemicals, Coatings, Polymers
Job type: Technical Sales Executive
Salary: £50 - 60k, Company Car & Excellent Benefits
Contact name: Laura Merritt

Contact email: laura@merrittrecruitment.com
Job ref: 175
Published: 29 days ago

​Location: Home based in UK

Our client is an international supplier of chemicals, due to continued growth they are looking for an account manager to join the coatings and inks business unit to develop new business and secure current business within the UK and Ireland.

Responsibilities:

  • To develop a sales strategy in line with budget expectations

  • To monitor and grow sales in UK & Ireland

  • Identifying and seeking new customers

  • Developing and managing a comprehensive product portfolio

  • To handle product enquiries and business opportunities

  • To monitor sales, ensuring that the correct level of profitability is maintained

  • To ensure that all price increases are implemented on time, and following our processes

  • To seek and follow through new business opportunities at accounts, and prioritise these accordingly

Ideal Candidate:

  • Must have a strong commercial background, ideally gained through experience within the UK and Ireland Coatings and Inks market

  • Be able to organize and attend customer visits

  • Be driven by the need to achieve sales growth and have a persistent approach when faced with difficulties and challenges

  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to adapt to a range of personality types.

  • Good organizational and time management skills

  • Be IT literate having a working knowledge of Microsoft Applications and CRM systems

  • Be self-motivated, disciplined, and comfortable working remotely

  • Must have the right to work is the UK sponsorship is not available

  • Home based - national travel and must have a UK driving license

Our client is offering a competitive salary and extensive benefits package with opportunities for career development within this international organisation.