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Account Manager


JSales Coordinator, Sales Administrator, Key Account/Customer Service

Job Title: Account Manager
Salary:£22,000-£24,000 per annum
Location:Barnstaple, North Devon
Type:Full Time, Permanent

Acorn Recruitment have got an exciting opportunity for an Account Manager. Our client are a forward thinking and innovative team, recruiting for an internal Account Manager based at their Barnstaple office.

The purpose of the role;
To manage, maintain and develop existing key accounts and to assist the Business Development Manager with identifying new business opportunities following a planned strategy.

Key responsibilities:
*Manage the day to day administration activities of our existing accounts.
*Develop new contacts with existing customers and identify new project requirements.
*Use the existing CRM database to unearth new "warm" contacts from lapsed & dormant accounts.
*Assist the Business Development Manager to pro-actively identify new business leads generated by website enquiries, SEO campaigns and planned business development activities.
*Follow up on opportunity leads generated by the Business Development Manager and Field Sales team to develop new business opportunities.
*Day to day contact with the wider internal team including design, technical, production and finance.

You will receive full support with in-house product training, industry sector knowledge, in-house sales training and all the tools you need to become an integral member of the team.

The person:
*Proactive and professional
*Able to manage existing and new accounts within a business to business environment.
*Previous experience of telephone based customer service/account management/sales within a business to business capacity
*Or the willingness to learn with the guidance and training from the Business Development Manager
*Someone who has the drive and motivation to make a positive impact within a small and successful team

The Company
*Competitive salary
*22 days holiday + 8 days bank holidays
*A modern and friendly working environment
*The stability of a rewarding career with future progression and development
*Free car parking within walking distance of Barnstaple town
*Annual team Christmas event

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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Skills and experience

Sales Coordinator, Sales Administrator, Key Account/Customer Service

About Acorn Recruitment

Acorn Recruitment

The award-winning Acorn Group is one of the UK's leading recruitment and training companies.

On-going research confirms that over 96% of our clients would happily recommend Acorn to others (industry average is 87%), and 98% of job-seekers find Acorn's service levels to be better than other agencies (industry average is 77%).

These figures are testament to Acorn's philosophy that people are at the heart of our business and why Acorn is the partner of choice for many national and international organisations, and job-seekers alike.

Acorn offers permanent, temporary and contract recruitment solutions to employers, supported by a portfolio of training, learning and development solutions.

Acorn is a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and is Investors in People and ISO accredited.

United Kingdom, Europe

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  • Salary
    £20,000 to £24,000 per year
  • Location
  • Company
    Acorn Recruitment
  • Posted By
    Ms Christina Harris
  • Date Posted
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  • Job Functions
    Customer Service
  • Industries
    Defense & Space
  • Home Working Possible?

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