Account Manager - Corporate

  • Job Reference: 395864817-2
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Acorn Recruitment
  • Location: City, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors, Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Acorn Recruitment is searching for an experienced and driven Account Manager, ideally with previous experience of working within the promotional merchandise industry to join our client based in London.

Reporting to the Account Director, you will have a strong passion for sales and you will manage a range of high profile corporate clients with a value in excess of £2.5M. You will be supported by the company's customer service, buying, design, compliance and logistics teams.

Requirements for the role:

* Be of graduate calibre with at least 5 years' previous corporate account management. Experience ideally gained in a vibrant and fast paced merchandise environment.
* Have a proven track record of hitting and exceeding sales target.
* Experience of working on complex, large, corporate merchandise programmes.
* Be commercially focused, with a proven ability to grow and network with multiple clients.
* Ideally to have a corporate promotional merchandise background.
* Be highly creative and able to develop stock and bespoke product from concept through to production.
* Have the ability to develop and maintain relationships at all levels.
* Have excellent communication and presentation skills (both written and verbal).
* Organisational skills and excellent attention/ keen eye for detail.
* Ability to prioritise and possess good all-round for computer literacy.
* Project management experience in relation to large client led promotions.
* Be open to potential for European travel to network accounts.
* Analytical sales experience, understanding sales reporting history and implementing a strategy looking forward.
* Experience in managing client e-commerce merchandise solutions.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary along with an excellent benefits package.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment