Graduate Accounts Manager


Up to £23000 per annum + Company car, Mobile phone, Laptop


United Kingdom,West Midlands

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Agility is partnered with a leading UK chemicals distributor in need of an ambitious graduate to take on the role of Accounts Manager. You will join their rapidly expanding solvents unit which covers the Midlands area. The company has shown consistent growth over the years offering a brilliant opportunity for a determined and enthusiastic person.

You will need to be based in the Midlands however be happy and willing to work from the company's Head Office in Runcorn for up to 6 months, where you will receive full training (accommodation will be provided during the working week for the training period). A full Driving Licence is required as is the desire to work autonomously and be driven to personally develop to achieve success in this account management role. Post-training period you will gain a very generous company car, mobile phone, and laptop.

Responsibilities of the role include.

  • Promote a varied range of solvents and services to current and potential customers.
  • Seek new customers to offer new and existing products to.
  • Deal with customer enquiries, orders, and pricing queries.
  • Manage and update the CRM customer database system.
  • Arrange and plan customer visits; produce visit reports.
  • Be well organised and maximise the potential in the sales area.
  • Prepare quotations/respond to price requests.
  • Respond to sample and information requests quickly.
  • Meet/exceed agreed monthly, quarterly, and annual sales and performance targets.

Skills & Experience

  • University Degree - Chemistry or Chemical Engineering (minimum 2:1)
  • Previous experience in a field-based sales role would be beneficial.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Highly motivated and proactive with strong commercial knowledge.
  • Desire to deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Excellent planning, organisation, and problem-solving skills.
  • Good presentation, written and communication skills.

Please note due to the large volume of applications we receive for these roles, if we have not contacted you within 7 days then, unfortunately, your application has not been successful. However, we may contact you regarding other roles. We are sorry we can't contact you directly, but we wish you all the best in your job search.

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