Sales Account Manager

Salary/Rate:£24,000 - £34,000 per annum
Job type:Perm
Location:Leeds

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with a brilliant, well-established business based in South Leeds who are currently looking for a Sales Account Manager to join their team and report into the Wholesale Manager.

You will be responsible for strategically approaching and converting opportunities for wholesale supply.

This role is paying £24,000 with up to £10,000 commission per annum.

What will you be doing? 

  • Manage quotes from initial contact to order completion.
  • Oversee the sales process, ensuring smooth transactions from order placement to product delivery.
  • Set up and manage customer accounts, with a focus on driving direct debit payments.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the market, competitors, and suppliers to inform future wholesale sales strategies.
  • Identify and pursue wholesale opportunities outside of the existing customer base.
  • Onboard and integrate new customers into the company database efficiently and effectively.
  • Focus new business efforts on high-profit margin products.
  • Proactively engage with existing customers to upsell additional products and services.
  • Prospect new business through cold calling and generate leads from various sources.
  • Conduct consultative sales with existing customers to ensure their current supply meets their needs.
  • Identify and capitalize on opportunities to retain customers considering termination of their wholesale agreement.
  • Resolve customer issues, including those related to product delivery.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness to meet customer needs, including on-site problem-solving within 24 hours.
  • Maintain accurate records of customer interactions using ProspectSoft.

What skills are we looking for? 

  • Previous experience in B2B Customer Management preferred.
  • Strong sales acumen and effective telephone communication skills.
  • Excellent commercial understanding and business acumen.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Exceptional communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Proven ability to build positive relationships with external stakeholders and internal teams.
  • A team player with a proactive attitude towards achieving targets and goals.

What's on offer?

  • Up to £10k commission per annum.
  • Modern offices and on-site parking.
  • Working with a well-established team offering great progression. 

Please contact Becky Gibson for more information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: BG/4866Post Date: 11.06.24

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