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Account Manager

Posted 30 January by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Account Manager - Leeds - £25000 - £30000 per annum plus bonus / car allowance

The Account Manager is responsible for driving product sales by working collaboratively with the Global Sales Team to ensure that sales targets are achieved.


New Business Development

  • Use initiative to develop new and innovative lead generation ideas.
  • Identify potential new clients through focused research and cold calling.
  • Work independently and alongside the team to secure meetings with potential new clients, spending approximately 70% of your time out of the office and 30% in the office.
  • Hold video/teleconferences with organisations to further build product/brand awareness.
  • Represent VP at exhibitions and networking events, hosting large audience presentations/discussions.
  • Manage a sales pipeline, prioritising high conversion rate and multi-year client commitments.

Account Management

  • Manage a portfolio of smaller - medium sized organisations, working towards clear retention and growth targets.
  • Attend regular meetings with your portfolio of accounts throughout the year.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of the industry to enable consultative/collaborative and powerful client relationships.


  • Bachelor Degree qualified or equivalent.
  • Full UK driving licence and use of own car.
  • Minimum 2 years commercial, client facing sales experience in an equivalent role.
  • Experience of working to a fast pace.
  • Good track record of delivering results and working towards sales targets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Natural & confident communicating with clients at different levels within an organisation.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.


  • Results oriented.
  • Team player.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Highly organised.
  • Professional, Flexible and adaptable approach.
  • Passionate.

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