National Account Manager

"Field or Sheffield Office based with extensive UK travel;
this position provides an excellent varied &rewarding
key/national account management opportunity for the right candidate;
offering a competitive salary and benefits package"

Spear & Jackson UK are now recruiting a National Account Manager to join their Sales Team.  Reporting to the S&J UK Sales Manager, the job purpose of the National Account Manager is to plan, develop and implement account activity in order to exceed budgeted sales and profitability.

The role of National Account Manager is varied and will include, working in conjunction with UK Sales Manager with specified national account responsibilities and people management responsibilities including 2 x ASMs and 1 x TeleSales Rep; supporting development of strategic business planning for each National Account and ASM territory; holding responsibility for achieving monthly, quarterly and yearly Company sales margins and goals; forecasting, budgeting and tracking account revenues and cost etc.
To be successful in this role you will have a proven career history in national / key account management, working at a senior level and operating in an often pressurized fast-paced sales work environment.  You will need to be able to demonstrate skills in achieving sales, profitability, and budgeted goals; be able to effectively apply sales and marketing strategies; monitor category performance v plan and reporting mechanisms etc.

Candidates must be highly motivated, target driven and results orientated; customer focused, able to build and sustain excellent working relationships and have first class communication and interpersonal skills; furthermore able to work under pressure and have good time management, planning and organizing skills.  Computer literate and in possession of a valid UK driving licence are other key requirements.

A full job specification is available upon request.

Interested?  Please apply in writing sending your CV & Covering Letter and stating your salary expectations to:
Katie Weller, HR Manager: kweller@spearandjacksongroup.com and David Nicholson, S&J UK Sales Manager: dnicholson@spear-and-jackson.com

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