ACCOUNT MANAGER

Job Description

Location: St Albans

Salary: Competitive Salary

Hours: 37.5 per week

The main purpose of the role

Responsible for maintaining existing relationships with schools. To be a schools first point of contact, to understand and identify the customer's needs, to meet these needs and to try and generate extra sales for the business. To identify any new business opportunities from existing clients to help develop the growth of the business further.

Primary Responsibilities

To manage a portfolio of school accounts
Arrange and attend school meetings on a twice-annual basis, Back to School and Spring/Summer Term
To report on previous years sales and suggest any improvements
Offer new and forward-thinking ideas, identify and suggest market trends, to develop upon these ideas, therefore, generating sales
Keep the communication channel going throughout the year, maintain and extending relationships with existing or replacement contacts at school
Support schools ie. Uniform Rules and Regulations, upkeep of uniform by providing services such as selling events to schools
Attend conferences multiple times per year, to generate new business and keep constant contact with existing schools
To coordinate and liaise with other members of staff that the account effects and update of any changes or replacing of new products
Developing products from the design stage, through the manufacturing process, to ensuring within branch at a certain date


Knowledge and Skills

Strong organisational skills
Excellent communication skills coupled with a customer service attitude
To remain level headed in stressful situations
Have a good awareness of garment compositions and manufacturing processes
Positive, confident attitude with a strong work ethic
Must have at least 2 years experience

How to apply

Name: Gavin Cocksedge

Email: [email protected]