Regional Account Manager

Job Details
  • 3939 Walker Fire
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Permanent
  • Competitive salary + commission scheme & attractive benefits

Regional Account Manager (Fire Protection / Safety Industry)

Home-based, travelling to sites predominantly across the North of England and Scotland.

Applications welcome from candidates residing in but not limited to, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, County Durham, Darlington, and Leeds etc.

Part of the Moyne-Roberts Group, Walker Fire is one of the UK’s leading fire safety companies, providing a range of high-quality fire safety services for businesses and requirements of all kinds. Even though we have expanded massively since we were founded as a family run business in 1940, we still maintain our family ethos, which is apparent in our values, the way we operate the business and how we treat our employees, who are at the very core of everything we do.

We are constantly growing, and therefore have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Account Manager to join us, who would thrive in a highly autonomous role, taking responsibility for the development of customer accounts located as far north as Glasgow, down to Leeds.

What will this role of Regional Account Manager entail?

Reporting to the Sales Manager, as a Regional Account Manager, you will contribute to our strategic growth through creating long term, trusting relationships with new and existing customers within your area. By maximising all networking opportunities, you will increase brand awareness and promote our high calibre products and services to clients and prospects, securing recurring revenue from existing clients along with new opportunities and contracts.

To achieve departmental and regional KPIs, your duties will include although not be limited to:

  • Being the first point of contact for all customer account management matters within your area, building and maintaining strong relationships
  • Attending existing and prospective customer meetings, converting new business opportunities
  • Securing additional business from existing clients, identifying areas of improvement to meet revenue targets and activity quotas
  • Providing timely delivery of customer quotations
  • Negotiating contracts and closing sales
  • Reporting progress of monthly and quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
  • Collaborating with the Sales Team to identify and grow opportunities within your area

What will I need to be considered for this Regional Account Manager vacancy?

  • Proven track record within sales account management and / or new business development, ideally gained within the Fire Protection / Safety industry
  • Confidence and self-awareness with the ability to communicate professionally
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to influence positively to gain effective outcomes
  • Ability to work well under pressure within sometimes challenging circumstances
  • Excellent organisational skills to ensure priorities, goals and deadlines are met
  • Full UK driving licence

What will I receive in return?

As the Regional Account Manager, you will receive a competitive salary with the level dependent on experience plus a commission scheme, along with benefits to include a company car, mobile phone and laptop, an employer contributory pension scheme, and an attendance draw scheme where you can gain additional annual leave based on your attendance levels.

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm or 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Location: Home-based, although the majority of your time will be spent visiting client sites across your designated area (covering from Glasgow to Leeds). You will be required to visit our office in either Edinburgh or Leeds (dependent on your location) at least twice per month.

Applications welcome from candidates residing in but not limited to, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, County Durham, Darlington, and Leeds etc.

All applications for this Regional Sales Account Manager vacancy are to be submitted online.

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