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Current vacancies

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NATIONAL ACCOUNT MANAGER - SDA- To highlight specific new business opportunities and prepare a business development plan targeting new and existing customers and increased distribution of Smeg SDA products.

Main responsibilities include:

To constantly monitor progress against monthly/phase/annual sales target, so as to be aware of progress against objectives.

• To maintain regular personal contact with all designated customers ensuring comprehensive servicing of accounts.

• To continually strive to maximise every opportunity for achieving increased sales and distribution with designated customers.• To work towards specific targets, sterling/product/product group.• To work closely with customers’ buying and marketing personnel to formulate short medium and long term business plans.

• To monitor customers marketing policies and strategies so as to be aware of the implications on Smeg UK Ltd.

• Responsible for working on trading terms agreements

• To maintain relationships with all customers in such a way as to enhance the Smeg brand and the company’s status and position

• To collect and transmit information regarding competitor or market activity to relevant Smeg UK Ltd staff to assist in maintaining a high level of competitor/ market intelligence.

• Preparation and presentation of product training sessions.

• To adhere to systems and processes of administration to agreed time scales.

• To maintain awareness of industry and product related issues.

• Attending events, conferences and seminars as required by your customer(s) and or manager.

• To maintain a professional image conducive to the culture and ethos of the Smeg brand.

• Any other sales orientated duties as requested by your manager.

Key Skills & competencies:

• Organisation and planning• Good communication skills• Motivational• Problem solving & Negotiation• Overall business and marketing awareness

•Proficient in the use of Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint & Outlook).

• Minimum 3 GCSE’s Grade C or above including maths and English.• Driving license (maximum 6 points).

Additional Information:

• 60/40 Office and out in the field.• Location – Ideally located in the South, but not essential• The ideal candidate will have contacts with CIH, Curry’s, Lakeland, Next, AO and John Lewis.

Benefits and Package:

• Normal working hours: Monday – Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm or 9.00 am to 5.30 pm**In this role the hours are flexible and will include out of hours working including occasional overnight stops and often early starts.

You will be expected to attend trade shows and customer events as determined by your Director and general business demands.

  • Pension contribution from employer 5% of salary.
  • Income protection scheme.
  • Death in service 4 x salary.
  • Staff discount on the purchase of Smeg products.
  • Company car, phone, Laptop and or I-Pad.