Assistant Key Account Manager
Job Title: Assistant Key Account Manager
Location: Reading / Perth
Salary: £23,500 - £35,500 depending on skills and experience plus bonus and excellent benefits.
Permanent Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
As Assistant Key Account Manager, you'll be accountable for managing existing customer accounts and secure new business, maximising renewals and margins. This will involve researching our clients business to gain a broader understanding of their requirements and how we can improve the service we offer, and presenting the information back to the business and the client. A large part of this role will involve negotiating with customers and energy consultants, ensuring that offers and contracts are produced accurately and within agreed timescales, then providing frequent reports. You'll also be required to report back accurately on the status of current negotiations alongside fulfilling other projects.
Your Skills & Experience
We are looking for someone who has extensive experience in sales and negotiation within a B2B target-driven environment, who is capable of using their initiative and can take responsibility for decision-making within business perimeters. A thorough knowledge of Energy Markets and associated processes is essential.
It goes without saying that excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation skills and attention to detail will be necessary, and you'll need a proven track record in establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients, third party intermediaries and key stakeholders.
You'll be required to travel across different areas of the UK to meet with your customers, therefore a full driving licence is essential.
Our Business Energy business supplies businesses with electricity and gas, offering a wide range of energy contract solutions including fixed and flexible contracts, serving a broad and diverse range of clients from micro businesses to large national corporates.
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
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Closing date for applications is: 26th August 2018
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, we'll conduct some pre-employment checks.