Sales Account Manager
Key Appointments
Leeds
15d ago

We are looking for a Sales Account Manager for a fantastic brand in the Textiles industry. Based from Leeds, the role involves new business acquisition, development of existing accounts, attending exhibitions in UK and Europe, and managing order progression to customer satisfaction.

This is a fantastic opportunity with lots of scope for progression for an individual who has a passion for the textile / fashion industry.

Experience of dealing with buyers in the retail and fashion manufacturing industry would be a huge advantage.

The successful candidate will be able to build relationships easily, be driven to acquire new customers and be diligent and focussed to deliver to customers’ expectations.

  • Requirements for the role;
  • Experience in business to business sales
  • A real interest in the fashion / textiles industry
  • Applicants from a fashion buying experience will also be considered
  • Self-motivated and driven to acquire new customers
  • Can build relationships with ease and provide high standards of customer service
  • Able to communicate professionally both verbally and in writing
  • Good numerical skills and attention to detail
  • Good IT skills and accustomed to using Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Full UK Driving Licence is essential
  • Specific duties;
  • Following up on leads to ascertain customers’ requirements
  • Database cleansing to ensure correct contact details are kept on file
  • Attending sales appointments with a focus on quality of product
  • Developing relationships with existing customers to increase account spend
  • Researching potential new markets and potential customers
  • Consider all marketing and sales channels to develop new business
  • Organising samples and preparing quotations ensuring profitability margins
  • Follow up quotations to gain commitment from customers
  • Liaising with production and overseeing the progression of orders
  • Ensuring orders are fulfilled to the customers satisfaction
  • Employment details;
  • Salary dependent on experience (£25,000-£40,000 per annum as a guide)
  • Plus bonus and benefits
  • Please apply with an up to date CV detailing your experience.

    The decision of suitability will be based on the information in your CV and cover letter. We will confirm receipt of your CV within 2 working days.

    We regretfully are unable to provide specific feedback to all applications. If you have not heard from us within 10 days, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

    We do however wish you luck in your job search and would be more than happy to consider you for future roles.

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