Key Account Manager - Central Region

  • Job Reference: 00000403-1
  • Date Posted: 9 October 2017
  • Location: Minster Lovell
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing, Business Support, Management & Professional
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Ruth Davies
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01993 778541

Job Description

Anne Jagger Recruitment in Witney is working with a leading local manufacturer to recruit a Key Account Manager looking after clients in the East/Central areas of the UK.

You will be responsible for supporting and developing both current and new business opportunities across all industries within a given territory. You will take ownership in achieving company’s agreed annual sales, margin and budget expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement a business plan for the regional territory, linked to corporate sales strategies and convert this into profitable business performance
  • Translate the value and service proposition for all accounts into a practical implementation plan specific to the territory and ensure its achievement
  • Be responsible for the regional development and achievement of sales through the customer/distribution sales channel and through end user specification
  • Provide account management for nominated regional and National accounts, which will include implementation of the development plan
  • Use first class consultative sales skills
  • Deal with customer telephone enquiries regarding pricing, quotes etc
  • Calling and visiting customer and end users with current/new products, promotions and offers etc
  • Follow up on web site leads and enquiries from both customers and end users
  • Identify and create a strong loyal relationship with all decision makers
  • Be aware of and report on all competitor activities within major accounts
  • Work with the Sales, Key Accounts and Product Specialist Directors to identify and target opportunities to drive and gain product specification within specific end users
  • Monitor the regions sales activities and ensure actions appropriate to the territory are taken to rectify any gaps between agreed and actual performance
  • Provide management with required reports, information and feedback to contribute to the effective strategic planning, budgeting and performance management of the business in agreed formats and within agreed timeframes.
  • Be a support for work colleagues within the department and general business

Key Skills:

  • The ability to communicate and influence people at all levels
  • Deal with customer telephone enquiries regarding pricing, quotes etc
  • Following up on web site leads and enquiries from both customers and end users
  • Calling on and driving both customers and end users with current/new products and promotions, offers etc
  • Adopts a methodical approach to work, and delivers on time without being chased
  • Be able to communicate clearly, both written and in speech
  • Work accurately and with an eye for detail
  • Be able to use the company’s automated information/CRM systems to analyse the customer’s situation and offer and drive appropriate solutions
  • Able to effectively use a full range of communication tools and techniques, building and using presentations and media effectively
  • Seeks out better ways of doing things – recommends improvements in team operations
  • Be flexible and a real team player with a pleasant and friendly style
  • Be an outstanding role model for junior team members, taking the time to guide and mentor
  • Be willing to build a long-term relationship with the customer


This is a really exciting to join this business, as they are growing rapidly!

Salary is £30K - £35K (depending on experience), plus a sales targeted bonus and a company car.


For more details about this position and the full range of our temporary and permanent roles in Witney and many other Oxfordshire locations, please contact out Witney recruitment office and do also visit our website as we do not advertise ALL of our available opportunities.

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