Field Based Account Manager

Location
North West England, England
Salary
£22000 - £28000 per annum + Additional bonus and company benefits
Posted
29 Mar 2018
Closes
26 Apr 2018
Ref
20265GTH1
Contact
Gemma Thelwell
Job function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
My client is one of the fastest growing Education Travel Companies in the UK and due to growth of this fantastic company I am looking for a Field Based Account Manager to join their team. This role will cover the East Midlands and South East, predominantly home based with visits to leading education institutions. You will be a fundamental part of the Sales Team with the impetus and drive to continue accelerating company growth.

Job Description:

* You will be responsible for the management of sales and the relationships of clients based within a geographical region
* Effectively develop and maintain preferred suppliers or sole supplier status with existing clients
* Responsible for developing new accounts and relationships with potential new clients
* Representing the company brand in customer account meetings, tenders, presentations and industry events and exhibitions
* Understand customer demands and plan how to meet these demands and generate sales
* Develop a strong understanding of the Further and Higher Educational Travel Market, to gain valuable insight into the competitive landscape, and customer trends, to profitability develop the business

Experience:

* Sales experience within the Group Tours market or Educational Travel (other strongly related industries will be considered)
* Experience of new business development and lead generation
* Experience of managing a sales area
* Experience of delivering successful customer presentations
* Experience in sales both telephone and face to face
* You must be commercially astute and have excellent communication skills at all levels
* Attention to detail
* Self-Motivated
* Target Driven

Package:

The role comes with an attractive salary, bonus package and company car

Interested?

If you feel this exciting Field Based Account Management role is the role for you please call Gemma on 0161 9236120, email your CV to gemmat@traveltraderecruitment.co.uk or simply click 'apply'