Account Manager

Are you an ambitious and dynamic individual looking for your next career?

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic Account Manager to join their Bulk Fuels Sales Team.

This is one of the largest independent fuel suppliers in the UK, supplying in excess of 1 billion litres of fuel per year.

About the role…

The role will be based at their Head Office in Somerset (close to Bristol) and will involve regular contact with both new and existing customers, to build (and most importantly, maintain) strong working relationships with a 'sales through service' approach.

  • With the fast-paced nature and constant variables in the fuel markets, the ideal candidate will have excellent commercial thinking in order to effectively manage stock positions and capitalise on profitable opportunities.

  • This role will appeal to anyone with a genuine desire to further develop business skills and industry knowledge, in a fast moving and commercially interesting environment.

 

Skills and experience needed…

Whilst previous experience in an Account Management / Sales position would be beneficial, it is not essential as full training would be provided.

Preferred:

Some experience in an account management / sales position

Some knowledge or experience of the fuels sector

Experience working in a B2B environment

Required:

Excellent communication skills

Relationship Management – Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with clients, colleagues and key stakeholders

Commercial awareness – You will need to be able to identify and convert opportunities as well as maintaining up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, technical developments and government regulations that effect target markets

Using initiative to find new ways of working and contribute to team best practice

You will be able to work independently as well as part of a team

You should have a strong desire for personal development

You will have a general understanding of office business skills and be IT Literate

Qualifications - GCSEs (or new 2017 standard grades 9-4) at grade C or above in Maths & English

Summary:

This role offers excellent career opportunities for the right individual. The basic salary will be between £21,000 and £24,000 depending on experience but with opportunity to earn bonus.

Hours are 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday and the role is office based.

If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, contact Lucinda Eyre at Eleven Recruitment on 07854 576318 or email your CV to lucinda@elevenrecruitment.com