Account Manager

Account Manager

Full time/ Permanent


Must have a driving licence due to location

Ascendant Recruitment's esteemed client based in one of the villages in Northampton are looking to recruit an excellent new member of staff to join their team as an Account Manager. We are looking for somebody who is confident, personable and comfortable making outbound sales calls. This is a business development role, it requires a confident individual who is open to learning new skills and is comfortable cold calling businesses to book appointments on behalf of their clients.

This is the ideal role for somebody looking to start their career within sales. You will get the training and support you need, my client has a very friendly and family orientated team, where everybody is encouraged to develop. All they ask in return is for your passion and willingness to help them service their client's needs.

As an Account Manager your duties and responsibilities will consist of:

Understanding client's background, products & services, target market sectors, competition, culture & values and internal structure.
In depth understanding of our remit and the strategy aligned to meeting client objectives.
Total understanding and adherence to project processes put in place.
Develop and nurture a professional relationship with the client(s)
Quality outbound calls to specific prospects on behalf of clients with a view to identifying or creating new business opportunities (this is all Business to Business)
Arranging meetings between their clients and the prospect to discuss the opportunity in more detail. Working from our best in class database and data.
High end qualification enabling our client to better prepare for and manage the meeting with the prospect
Accurate information input & organised management of database, facilitating structured targeting & pipeline management.
All project related administrationThe Account Manager will have:

Desire to succeed, showing a genuine hunger & commitment to be the best they can be at their job and / or show a real want to develop & progress in their career,
Speed of Learning & Information Retention, Having the ability to board new information quickly, understand it & re-present it clearly
Ability to engage in & hold a conversation succinctly whilst demonstrating clarity & confidence
Demonstrable good English language skills, i.e grammar, punctuation and the ability to re-present information in their words
Ability to manage their day effectively & efficiently, doing the right things at the right times
Build rapport quickly & professionally with prospects & clients over the phone
Willingness and confidence to integrate & bond with the internal team
Naturally confident whilst remaining humble
Willing & able to think for themselves & act accordingly

If this job sounds like you, please apply today we'd love to hear from you.


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