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Advertiser: JVP Jobs

Job Title: Sales Account Executive
Location:Preston, Lancashire, England
Rate:£30K.0000 to £40K. Per Year    Benefits: 33 days holiday
Description: Sales Account Executive

Stamp your mark and reap the rewards...

Would you thrive in a newly created role where you'll be given the opportunity to put your business development and account management skills to great use, as part of an innovative and dynamic business? If so, this role with small but ambitious B2B solutions business Redthorn, could provide the perfect opportunity for your career development in sales and account management.

Who will I be working with?

For over 25 years Redthorn has been providing practical MRP software solutions to the Engineering and Manufacturing sectors. The business success has been gained by building close relationships with clients to create bespoke software solutions to unlock genuine business improvement.

The small team of highly skilled and experienced professionals focus on the provision of excellent customer service and support, which is key to the ongoing company success. The ambitious business has plans to launch additional products and services, and the company is looking to bring in new skills within the team to help make this happen.

So, what will the role of Sales Account Executive entail?

As the Sales Account Executive you'll take a proactive approach to developing existing and new client relationships, identifying and securing new business. You will also work closely with the Operations Director and company appointed external sales and marketing professionals on the business sales strategy and delivery. Duties will include:

* Acting as a key contact between the company and customers
* Analysing the customer support case history and identifying upselling opportunities
* Following up on warm leads to generate new business opportunities
* Monitoring key competitors and ensuring Redthorn remains ahead of the game
* Supporting the selection and implementation of a new CRM system
* Ensuring the CRM remains up-to-date at all times
* Working closely with external marketing professionals to drive the social media strategy across all relevant platforms
* Suggesting actions to improve sales performance and identifying opportunities for growth

What will I need to be considered for this Sales Account Executive vacancy?

* Proven experience working within business to business sales and account management
* Some knowledge or experience of the advanced engineering sector
* Minimum of A level standard qualifications
* Strong commercial awareness with the ability and desire to increase sales
* Ability to quickly build rapport and develop strong working relationships
* Excellent communication and organisational skills
* Ability to grasp technical information
* Ability to use own initiative, whilst working as part of a small office team
* IT literate and possess timely and accurate data entry skills
* Full UK driving licence

A technical/engineering background and experience selling software in the B2B market would be ideal, as would basic knowledge of MRP / ERP software and applications.

What will I receive in return?

You will be working based from new offices in a modern, safe, working environment, where you will have superb career opportunities within the growing company.

Salary: circa. £30,000 plus sales performance incentive with OTE up to £40,000

Benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, plus free car parking

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of Work: Full time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Location: Preston, Lancashire (easy access from the M6). As you develop within the role, some travel to client sites will be required, circa. 5-10 days per month - use of a company vehicle for business travel will be provided.

All applications to be submitted online, previous applicants to this vacancy need not apply and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

This Sales Account Executive vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Redthorn. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker to help you make informed decisions. By applying for this role you are submitting your CV directly to our above named client. Please note that we DO NOT operate as a recruitment agency, all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Redthorn, and should they wish to progress your application further they will be in contact with you.

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Skills Required: Sales Account Executive
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration: Permanent
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Reference: 1980 Added: 26-09-2017
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