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External Account Manager

Reference #: VAC11061
Location: North West
Salary: £0 - £0
Sector: Packaging
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 05/03/2024
Contact: Clare Cook

Cloud 9 are working with a highly successful, environmentally friendly, packaging solutions company who are looking for an External Account Manager based in the North West.  The role is a good mix of account management and business development.  The perfect candidate will already have external experience, but welcome candidates who wish to take the next step from internal to external.  See below for more details:

The Role

You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of existing accounts and setting plans for new business development bringing new and repeat business opportunities into the company.

Key Responsibilities

To develop existing accounts to their full potential creating repeat and new opportunities.

Source and target new business opportunities.

Develop and nurture business relationships with existing and potential customers in order to create new business.

Research, identify and keep abreast of current market trends.

Develop good product knowledge in order to provide customers with best solutions.

Manage your own diary; arrange and attend customer meetings.

Provide a first-class customer service at all times.

Regularly communicate and update colleagues to ensure smooth running of department.

Required Skillset

Proven field sales experience, or demonstrable successful internal sales experience.

Corrugated experience beneficial but other packaging manufacturing sectors considered.

Proven track record of securing new business and development accounts.

Have confidence in securing repeat and new business.


Strong business acumen and financially/commercially astute.

Excellent presentation, negotiation and closing skills.

Be able to work both as a team player and independently.

Strong communication skills.

Computer literate.


You will receive a salary dependent on experience.


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