Account Manager

Posted 19 December 2019 by CEF - City Electrical Factors

External Account Manager - Salary £28-35K including bonus

We are currently looking to recruit a full-time Account Manager for our Norwich store.

CEF is a leading electrical wholesaler with 390 stores in the UK, our culture wherever possible is to promote from within, therefore career progression opportunities are available to everyone who joins the company.

The Account Manager’s role includes building and developing strong customer relationships, increasing sales and number of customers, opening new customer accounts and working with our accounts team to manage credit limits and customer payments.

Salary is £28,000-£35,000 including bonus per annum + fully expensed company car + training + career progression+ benefits.

Established in 1951, CEF is privately owned and is a global business and is a leading supplier of electrical products and services for professional buyers and installers. We operate across the UK via a national network of stores and online via

One of our core values is to promote our own people through the business wherever possible, therefore people development and career progression are high on our agenda. Our current senior management team all joined the business at store level and have progressed through the business in this way, with hard work and dedication the very same opportunity is available to you.

Account Manager Role & Responsibilities

  • Plan and log calls on a daily basis on CRM

  • Develop and build strong customer relationships

  • Increase sales with existing and new customers

  • Grow the number of trading customers

  • Find new customers and opening trade accounts

  • Ability to work under pressure and thrive

  • We are looking for professionalism and a smart appearance as you will be the face of the Company.


  • Previous external sales experience as an Account Manager would be an advantage

  • Basic knowledge of electrical installation products would be an advantage

  • Wholesale experience is preferable but not essential

  • Strong work ethic and initiative


  • A competitive industry salary

  • Fully expensed company car with the opportunity to earn improved cars - performance related

  • Fuel card

  • Company laptop / tablet

  • An uncapped bonus scheme which allows you to benefit from the success of the Company

  • 20 days holiday increasing to 25 days

  • Pension scheme

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Staff discount

Successful applicants will need to have a full UK driving licence.

If you are looking for a fulfilling career with full training provided and an opportunity to progress into management, then please apply now!

Application question

Do you Have a Full UK DRiving Licence?

Reference: 38898779

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