Account Manager - Speciality Pigments

Location United Kingdom
Discipline: Chemicals, Polymers
Job type: Technical Sales Executive
Salary: ££Highly Competitive, Car Allowance & Bonus
Contact name: Jeremy Clarke

Contact email: jeremy@merrittrecruitment.com
Job ref: 291
Published: about 1 month ago

​Location: Southern UK – Home based

Our client is a globally recognised speciality pigments manufacturer. They have an exciting new opening for the Southern UK territory account manager. Reporting to the UK sales manager you will be responsible for maintaining and increasing revenue within your territory. You will represent a single point of contact for all sales and technical related matters and ensure continued sales growth of their portfolio.

Skills:

You are someone who has a background in the pigments and additives industry, both with a technical background and a well developed sales background plus a competitive drive for success.

Attributes:

  • A proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while maintaining attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal skills both internally and externally

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Well developed technical skills including fluency in related Industrial applications and technology

  • You will have excellent follow up and organisational skills

  • You are reliable and willing to persevere with great problem-solving acumen

  • A self-starter and self-motivated

  • Some experience with CRM software and MS Office is an advantage

Duties

  • Manage existing Customers as primary interface for all customer needs

  • Identify new customer and product supply opportunities

  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships

  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of products and services according to customer requirements and objectives

  • Feedback on account status and progress throughout the year

  • Collaborate with the sales team to identify and grow opportunities within territory

  • Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed

  • Expected on the road 4 days a week.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical/scientific subject.

  • At least 3 years' experience as an account manager or in a forward facing sales role

  • you must have the right to work in the UK. No sponsorship is available.

Package:

  • You will receive a competitive salary, bonus scheme, company car plus additional benefits

  • You will also have a dedicated sales support team

  • Product and additional sales training will be provided and opportunity for career development