Key Accounts Manager Vacancy

Key Account Manager

Herne Hill, London
£32,500 per annum + Performance Bonuses
Closes: 12th August 2022


We are looking for an experienced Account Manager to join our fast-paced sales team. An account manager with a proven track record in sales who can run a large portfolio of customers covering a broad range of sectors and product categories. Working under the Sales Manager, you will be responsible for the management of 150+ accounts with a turnover of £1.5-2M per annum. You will have strong organisational skills and always be prepared to go above and beyond for your customers. You’ll be expected to work independently and build your sales pipeline whilst also working with the team to achieve company targets. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing company working with some of the UK’s biggest brands in a fast-paced but friendly and inclusive environment. The ideal candidate will be talented, with plenty of initiative and a positive can-do attitude. We are looking for a confident person who is reliable, accountable and can fit within our close-knit company culture.

 

The Role

  • Maintaining & developing relationships with our top clients.
  • Maintaining regular contact with customers by phone, email & face to face meetings.
  • Identifying & exploiting growth opportunities within existing accounts/sectors.
  • Seeking new business opportunities to achieve individual & company targets.
  • Proactive selling to targeted customers & prospects.
  • Identifying upsell and cross sell opportunities within customers and across sectors.
  • Preparation of sales forecasts and regular reporting on managed accounts & KPI’s.
  • You'll be based at our head office in Herne Hill, London (SE24) which is a 5 min walk from Herne Hill station and has direct train links from Victoria & Kings Cross.

Your Experience  

  • Minimum 3 years Account Management experience.
  • Previous experience in B2B sales essential.
  • Experience in packaging is preferred but not essential.
  • Experience within the food and beverage sector a bonus.
  • Strong selling & closing skills.
  • Ability to work within a team as well independently.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong conversational skills & confident telephone manner.
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills

What We Offer

WBC is built on great people and our close-knit team is our greatest asset. We are unapologetic that our best work is done in collaboration. So, if you’re fed up with that “working from home” on your own vibe, join us and dive straight into our fast-paced and fun environment. In return for your talent, we’ll support and develop you in your role, so you feel confident to undertake your responsibilities and contribute to the success of the company.

  • Annual performance based bonuses paid in December & March
  • 20 days holiday (1 additional day’s holidays added every year up to 5 years).
  • Christmas to New Year shutdown period, giving you extra days of paid leave.
  • Automatic employer pension contribution helps you save for the future.
  • Interest-free loan up to £3,000 which can be used towards a rent deposit or a season ticket for public transport.
  • Save 26% - 40% when you purchase a bike and equipment with the government Cycle scheme.
  • 24-hour employee assistance program for staff and family members 24/7, 365 days a year, including legal, medical and life support.
  • Free annual flu vaccine.
  • Free healthy food & lunches provided daily, snacks, and really great coffee.
  • Casual dress
  • Friday drinks, team lunches and annual social events.
  • Supportive, creative, collaborative environment

Application

Please include a cover letter with your application letting us know why you think you would be the ideal candidate for this position by the 12th August.