Overview

Our client is an asset management and engineering services specialist, a leading UK distributor for materials handling equipment, also providing further services which include aerial access, industrial cleaning, ground works, agricultural plant and machinery. Allowing them to offer customers a complete solution based on the service they provide. With a highly knowledgeable and skilled team they can offer bespoke, flexible solutions to their customers covering a range of new, used or short-term hire equipment.

Company Values

·Safety first
·Build trust
·Easy to work with
·Innovate and improve
·It’s our business

Building their values round employee experience, knowing that this will also support a greater level of customer engagement. Our client want to empower their people, meaning they are able to identify improvements or risks to the business and offer solutions in an open and honest environment, making our client one of if not the best to work for.

Key Account Managers Responsibilities

·Developing appropriate sales plans for existing customers and prospective customers alike in order to achieve annual sales targets in terms of revenue, profit and units.
·Identifying, prospecting, pursuing and closing competitive strategic sales opportunities.
·Building external relationships with key people within customer and prospect organisations to enable long-term partnerships to be developed.
·Acting as the Interface with Contract Management and Service teams to deliver high levels of customer service.
·Gathering and analysing relevant market data to identify emerging commercial opportunities and trends within prospective accounts/market sector.
·Ensuring accurate and timely completion of placing orders and generating quotations, as specified by the company.
·Working in conjunction with the National or Regional Account sales teams to close strategic sales opportunities.

Experience/Skills

·A proven track record in direct sales within the materials handling sector.
·Excellent presentation and communication skills.
·Detailed industry and product knowledge with a solid understanding of marketing principles and account planning.
·Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels.
·Strong IT skills.

Benefits

·Company vehicle, laptop and phone.
·BE Rewarded benefit scheme offering high street discounts.
·Paycare medical scheme.
·Contributory pension scheme.
·Eyecare vouchers.
·25 days holiday + bank holidays

Basic Salary £35K-£40K (D.O.E.) + very lucrative commission structure.