Internal Account Manager

Closing Date: Nov 16, 2021Posted: Oct 27, 2021

The Com­pa­ny

2pure is the UK exclu­sive dis­trib­u­tor for brands oper­at­ing with­in the spe­cial­ist Cycle, Run and Out­door mar­ket. Our cus­tomers span the spec­trum from mul­ti-nation­al retail­ers to inde­pen­dent stores. 2pure is a fam­i­ly busi­ness run by an enthu­si­as­tic and pas­sion­ate team who devel­op clear com­mer­cial goals and who have a shared vision for the busi­ness and live by our core val­ues, Sim­plic­i­ty, Be Hon­est Be Brave, There are No Bound­aries, Build Close Rela­tion­ships and Have Fun Act Responsibly.

With a fan­tas­tic order book and grow­ing cus­tomer base, this is an excit­ing time at 2pure. We have a new oppor­tu­ni­ty to work in our sales team report­ing direct­ly into the Run Chan­nel Man­ag­er to sup­port 2pures con­tin­ued growth and devel­op­ment with­in the run and sports industry.

Salary

£21K- £25K per annum

Per­ma­nent, full time.

28 days holiday

The Role

You will work as part of the sales team to sup­port the Run Chan­nel Man­ag­er and Ter­ri­to­ry Account Man­agers to achieve the sales and dis­tri­b­u­tion tar­gets. In addi­tion, you will have respon­si­bil­i­ty for a small num­ber of accounts in our Irish Territory.

You will get to work with our fan­tas­tic brands where we are the exclu­sive part­ner for the UK and Irish mar­kets. As part of the sales team, you will be instru­men­tal in achiev­ing the company’s sales tar­gets with­in the Run and Sports chan­nel, through proac­tive sell­ing of prod­ucts to new and exist­ing cus­tomers. You will be respon­si­ble for open­ing new accounts, whilst grow­ing and nur­tur­ing exist­ing cus­tomer accounts.

The role can be a hybrid of remote and office work­ing at our offices in Liv­ingston. The busi­ness is sup­port­ive of time being split between work­ing from home and work­ing in the offices and pro­vides tools to sup­port you in being able to per­form and effec­tive­ly com­mu­ni­cate no mat­ter where you chose to work from.

The Per­son

We are look­ing for peo­ple that want to make the dif­fer­ence, curi­ous to learn and are proac­tive in cre­at­ing rela­tion­ships and busi­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties. We require at least 2 year’s expe­ri­ence in sales and ide­al­ly, knowl­edge of the UK Run­ning indus­try. We will sup­port your learn­ing and devel­op­ment in this role to help you grow with­in the team and the wider business.

Why Work for 2pure

If you want to work in a fun relaxed pro­fes­sion­al envi­ron­ment with col­leagues that care about you. Then work­ing for 2pure is for you. We are a fam­i­ly busi­ness and care about our team. We work in an indus­try that is buoy­ant, fun and good for everyone’s health and well­be­ing. We have a great cul­ture, we share knowl­edge and infor­ma­tion across the whole busi­ness, we are trans­par­ent and open with our performances.


Key respon­si­bil­i­ties include

  • Plan­ning
  • Work to a dai­ly and week­ly call sheet. 
  • Be flex­i­ble and adapt­able with plan­ning to take advan­tage of all busi­ness opportunities. 
  • Report to the Chan­nel Man­ag­er on results.
  • Pro­duc­tive time management
  • Results Ori­en­tat­ed
  • Adopt an atti­tude of Proac­tive Sell­ing’ when mak­ing out­go­ing calls. 
  • Fol­low up leads in a tena­cious and pro­fes­sion­al manner
  • Ensure that each brand is max­imis­ing its potential. 
  • Par­tic­i­pate and con­tribute to sales brief­in­gs and any sales train­ing that may be required to under­stand the wider com­pa­ny goals and strategy. 
  • Help reach the goals and defined tar­gets set by the Chan­nel Manager 
  • Work close­ly with the exter­nal sales team to dri­ve for­ward sales.
  • Attend events and trade shows
  • Research and devel­op new areas and cus­tomer accounts
  • Proac­tive­ly fol­low up on leads and incom­ing calls to max­imise each brands potential
  • Analy­sis
  • Take respon­si­bil­i­ty and own­er­ship for the growth of the accounts year on year. 
  • Under­stand and respond accord­ing­ly to pat­terns of each brand in terms of decline and growth. 
  • Process orders accurately
  • Main­tain good prod­uct, mar­ket and cus­tomer knowl­edge to enhance sell­ing abilities.
  • Ini­tia­tive
  • Seize oppor­tu­ni­ties to enhance business 
  • Be cre­ative to over­come challenges 
  • Resolve cus­tomer com­plaints to sat­is­fy their needs
  • Respond to cus­tomer enquiries and assist in find­ing the solu­tion to their request
  • Essen­tial Require­ments For Role:
  • Ener­getic, dynam­ic and confident
  • Good com­mu­ni­ca­tor
  • Com­put­er lit­er­ate includ­ing Excel basics.
  • Pre­vi­ous tele­sales expe­ri­ence would be a dis­tinct advantage.
  • Pre­vi­ous Run or Sports trade expe­ri­ence would also be a dis­tinct advantage.
  • Train­ing will be giv­en on all prod­uct lines. 
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Take per­son­al respon­si­bil­i­ty seriously
  • Per­son­able and pro­fes­sion­al approach to attend­ing trade shows and events.
  • Cus­tomer ser­vice focused

Clos­ing Date: 16th Novem­ber 2021

Con­tact Information

Please send CV’s and cov­er­ing let­ter by e‑mail to Ben Lee, Chan­nel Man­ag­er at careers@​2pure.​co.​uk


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