Relationship manager

Reading Permanent £26,000 - £30,000
  • Exciting field base opportunity with thriving pet wholesale company
  • Flexible home based role with possibility to earn £35000 with OTE

About Our Client

The client is one of the biggest distributors of products in their field and sell into the independent retail sector with over 40 years of experience. They can boast a broad range of over 12,500 products from leading brands across the world and truly have a passion for their products that ensures they deliver the best quality products to their customers.

Job Description

The Relationship Manager will undertake these responsibilities:* Establish, develop and maintain business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory, to generate new business for the organisation's products

* Visit in-person and presentation to existing and prospective customers

* Research sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential

* Develop clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers

* Expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints

* Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management and logistics

* Analyse the territory's potential and determine the value of existing and prospective customer's value to the organisation

* Create and manage a customer plan for existing customers

* Identify competitor's products and review advantages/disadvantages to understand how to sell against

* Plan and organise personal sales strategy by maximising time management and organisation

* Supply management with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products

* Support customers with open days and events, to continually promote the profile of the company and their product ranges

* Keeps abreast of market conditions, competitive activities and promotional trends through the reading of pertinent literature

* Participate in trade shows

* Participate in company events and activities to benefit team relationships and understanding

* It will be necessary for the jobholder to undertake other duties in addition to those detailed above.

The Successful Applicant

A perfect candidate for this Relationship Manager role:* Experience and an understanding of selling in a customer facing role

* Experience in new business development and new business generation

* Great interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with both customers and colleagues

* A high level of self-motivation, energy and a positive attitude

* A commitment to excellent customer service

* A clear and concise communicator

* Strong attention to detail

* Excellent organisational and planning skills

* Experience of working to targets

* Comfortable with ownership and seeing tasks and issues through to completion

* Computer and IT Literate

* Must be eligible to work in the UK

* Must hold a current UK Driving License.

What's on Offer

The relationship manager can expect


Base £26,000 - £30,000 per annum depending on experience* £5,000 OTE Performance related

* Holidays - 20 + statutory days

* BUPA Healthcare

* Life Insurance

* Auto enrol Pension Contribution

* Discount on Pet Products

* On site staff car parking with electric charging points

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FMCG & Consumer
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
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