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Key Account Manager

RS Group
Nationwide, GB
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Sales and Business Development
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Field-based covering the Blackburn/Bolton/Preston region.

Here at RS, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Account Manager to join our successful, innovative sales team. We are a company that takes great pride in the investment we make in our people, providing them with every chance to become a success.

You will not stand-still in this role, and we will provide you with the training, support, and the opportunities for progression that you need to take your career further. This is your chance to be a part of an open, diverse, and truly world-class sales team!

Here is more about what you will be doing...

Spending a sizeable part of your time 'on the road', you will be the key point of contact for our customers within the Blackburn/Bolton/Preston region. These companies are incredibly varied, coming from a wealth of different industries and backgrounds. We will look to you to work closely with these customers and take your portfolio to the next level, and in order to this you will need to:

  • As a part of this role you will build an effective stakeholder network with your customers across a variety of functional departments to create engagement and consensus
  • Identify and target revenue potential within your portfolio.
  • Producing robust business plans that exceed sales and profit targets.
  • Building a detailed understanding of the customers, markets, and competitors
  • Maintain and upkeep accurate customer records.
  • Building coalitions across the business to support the delivery of sales targets including with the internal account managers.

What existing skills and experience will you need to be successful in this opportunity?

  • Experience in a field-based sales role with account management responsibilities and exposure to working to KPIs and targets.
  • You are open-minded, possessing the ability and wiliness to embrace change.
  • Someone who takes a solution-led approach to their work.
  • You possess a proven ability in strategic thinking and planning.
  • You are an excellent relationship builder.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Any Salesforce CRM or B2B experience would be a bonus!
  • And of course - a driving licence is essential!

What can you expect from us?

At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits you'd expect from a FTSE listed company, including quarterly performance bonus, enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private healthcare, and generous annual leave, in the UK&I, we've just introduced a number of new Family Friendly Policies including:

  • Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma with £500 a year available for monitoring & consultation.
  • Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support through to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause.
  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues, including voice coaching, facial surgery, and gender confirmation surgery
  • Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members with needs assessment, diagnosis and post diagnostic support for autism spectrum, ADHD and Tourette's syndrome.
  • Additions to Fertility coverage including IVF for lesbian couples and information/support around surrogacy and adoption for all.

We are RS

At RS UK, part of RS Group, we've been solving Industry problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the 'what ifs' into the 'why nots', the impossible into the possible.

Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world.

We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers.

We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and also in a human way with empathy. Because that's exactly how we partner with people - our customers, suppliers, colleagues, and communities - to solve problems.

We'll also invest in your development and wellbeing - because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible, and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do.

Come and join our UK team with over 2000 colleagues in this region - and we'll help you to think big, do more and unleash your brilliance, so you do amazing things too.




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