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Strategic Sales Account Manager (TGN4676) – Excellent Salary DOE

Strategic Sales Account Manager (TGN4676) – Excellent Salary DOE

Location: North West

Type: Permanent

Industry: Soft Furnishings

Job Ref: TGN4676

The Company:
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Strategic Sales Account Manager to join an established company selling to leading High Street Retailers including John Lewis, Tesco & Next. You will manage and grow Branded and licensed Sales within the UK and look for new opportunities into all targeted trade channels, in existing & new categories/geographies.


  • 25 days per year plus statutory bank holidays
  • Finish at 3pm on a Friday
  • Casual dress code
  • Hybrid 2 days in office and 3 days at home (after probation)
  • Excellent Salary and Benefits

The Role:

  • Working with a mix of National Accounts and Independent customers, responsible for nurturing and growing a current account base of £2million
  • Manage mail order business to achieve targeted turnover & margin.
  • Prepare budgets & sales forecasting & monitoring sales performance against target.
  • Review opportunities for margin improvement.
  • Establish new accounts to increase budgeted sales and expand with existing accounts.
  • Developing customer relationships with key customers & ensure regular communication.
  • Develop promotional activity to meet diverse customer requirements.
  • Internal Process Perspective
  • Presenting product offer, developing product to suit customer needs.
  • Sales forecasting & reporting
  • Manage critical path to ensure on-time delivery and follow-up customer service
  • Other duties as required. 

 Skills Required:

  • Have a minimum of 7 years plus experience as an Account Manager.
  • Experience in textiles or fashion
  • Proven track record in achieving sales targets.
  • Strong communication & interpersonal skills to establish positive relationships and credibility.
  • IT literate, used to working on Excel.
  • Good organisation ability, planning and analytical skills.
  • Financial understanding with costing experience and ability to work with budgets & margins.
  • Proven track record in forecasting and strong budgeting skills.
  • Self motivated, pro-active and able to resolve problems.
  • Ability to travel and have a valid driving licence.
  • Established mail order customer contacts.
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