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Account Manager (VR/18987)



£18,000 - £24,000/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Essex -- Chelmsford

Job Type

23 May 2018

Account Manager - Chelmsford - VR/18987

Our client in Chelmsford, Essex are a leading publishing and events company, and are currently looking for an account manager to join their fast growing team.

£18,000 - £24,000 basic depending on experience. Realistic OTE £35,000 - £40,000 per year

Successful candidates will report to the head of sales & marketing, and will a minimum of 2 years B2B sales experience. Media experience is highly desirable although not essential. You will have a track record of consistently exceeding targets through new business, and demonstrate your ability to achieve KPI's and managing national accounts.

Key Objectives:

  • Achieve monthly targets set by cross selling media products (including print, digital and events) to increase the revenue streams of each
  • Generate new business by sourcing own leads, and building relationships with C-suite decision makers and/or marketing departments through cold-calling
  • Ensure that KPIs are met, including: call times daily, lead generation and number of qualified pitches made per day
  • Business development of existing accounts
  • Work alongside the sales manager in order to grow the department

Key qualities of the successful candidate:

  • Minimum of 2 years B2B sales experience (media preferred but not essential) selling to board level/marketing departments
  • Evidence of consistently achieving/exceeding targets
  • Ability to be self-motivated when required along with working well within a team
  • Highly organised and able to lead and manage multiple responsibilities including various campaigns, clients and team members
  • A genuine passion for sales with the drive to progress

This is an exciting time to join a successful team at a key time within the business. If you feel you have the skills required, and can make a difference please send your CV to jobs@redrecruit.com or call 01376 507820 now quoting reference VR/18987.