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Account Manager

Salary £30,000 - £35,000
Location South, Crawley
Industry Fashion & FMCG
Role Sales
Job Type Permanent
Size 100-250
Job overview
In this Account Management position, you will join the central London office of a global market research and consumer insights consultancy. Focusing on the food & beverage industry, and working with market leaders such as Diageo and Carlsberg, they are regarded as the leading experts in their field - apply today!

Looking for a career in Account Management in the Hospitality and Retail sector, and want to kick-start your career at a flourishing Hospitality and Retail market research and insights company? This Graduate Account Manager role might be perfect for you - apply today!

Company profile - FMCG Consultancy

In this Account Manager job, you will be joining the London office of a fast-growing market research and consumer insight consultancy, which operate mainly within the Hospitality sector. Working with some of the best-known names in the industry, this market research company are going from strength to strength.

Based in Crawley just a short train away from London, you will be working with clients to commercialise our hospitality portfolio which incorporates market leading websites in addition to some of the biggest events in the industry.

Job description - Account Manager

In this Account Manager job, you will be responsible for leading and managing relationships with a wide portfolio of pubs, restaurants and retail clients. You will be working to build long-term relationships with these clients, ensuring that their advertising needs are fully met, and always seeking new ways to improve and build on the service provided.

You’ll need to have 1-2 years’ relevant experience, as you will be required to proactively deal with client queries and issues, deliver exceptional client service at all times, and ensure that the information the company provides is effectively communicated.

Key responsibilities - Account Manager

In this Account Manager job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and grow existing accounts as well as generating new business
  • Develop a creative sales approach involving sourcing new leads, putting together proposals and bespoke packages.
  • Face to face meetings where suitable with key accounts to understand marketing objectives and present solutions to meet these across our portfolio
  • Sales of a wide inventory of products including digital, newsletter, video, email marketing, lead generation, content partnerships, sponsorship of face to face events and also exhibition sales
  • Development, analysis, and evaluation of digital campaign reports/ statistics
  • Demonstrate market and competitor knowledge
  • Develop a good understanding and interest in online and digital marketing trends
  • Have an understanding and knowledge of all areas of the hospitality portfolio in order to promote where relevant
  • Network with food and drink producers/brands and suppliers to the industry, as well as with Chefs and Hotel/Restaurant/Pub operators
  • Ability to meet and exceed Sales and KPI targets
  • Develop sales proposals for each client so that sales targets are met/exceeded.
  • Monitor campaign effectiveness to check campaigns are live and on schedule to deliver plus reporting campaigns back to client

Job requirements - Account Manager

  • A university graduate, ideally with a 2.1
  • 1-2 years relevant work experience in a relevant area
  • Someone who is able to express information, opinion and argument
  • Great presentation skills – you will be required to present to groups including senior management with skill and confidence
  • The ability to develop strong working relationships across all levels and all functions and show respect for the views and contributions of others
  • Be very consultative, yet demonstrate strong sales and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisational and self-management skills (this is a fast-paced and demanding role) and a proven ability to manage complexity
  • Experience in cross-platform solution selling

Benefits of the job - Account Manager

  • A great starting salary of between £30,000 - £35,000
  • Amazing offices in Crawley
  • Exposure to high profile clients within Hospitality and Retail
  • Many team events
  • Massages every other week!

Looking for Graduate Account Management jobs in Crawley and after a career in Sales? Looking to join a flourishing Hospitality and Retail market research and insights company? If you’re an ambitious graduate with great sales and communication skills, apply for this Account Manager job today!

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