Account Manager

Location Portsmouth
Salary £20000 - £45000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Sales and Marketing
Reference J8734-3
Account Manager
£20k - £45K Depending on experience 


Do you have 1 year plus of marine industry experience along with a drive and passion to progress your career within a growing company? 
 
Due to a sustained period of growth we are delighted to be working exclusively with Lewmar on a number of opportunities within their Sales and Account Management team. Under the new stewardship of Lippert, it is an exciting time to be working at Lewmar. 
 
Lippert are passionate about their core values, with an emphasis on supporting, training, guiding and growing team members. Lewmar is a well established and respected marine supplier within the marine industry. Based in Havant, over 2 manufacturing & engineering sites they supply the marine industry globally from sailing yachts, motor yachts and superyachts.
 
Role Responsibilities:
  • Look after key international OEM clients
  • Generate sales through existing customer base and through new business development
  • Grow business with existing OEM customers
  • Overseeing the day to day technical and logistical support
  • There also comes with this position the exiting opportunity for international travel. On average this would be 2-3 nights every 3-4 weeks.
 Key Skills
  • A small amount of sales experience
  • Some experience in dealing with quoting, pricing levels & margin
  • Experience of the marine industry, preferable dealing with OEMs and marine products
  • Customer service experience
  • Computer literate and capable with Excel & PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel regularly – Local and international
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Team player, demonstrating the character, competency, and ability to connect with team members to drive successful outcomes
 Desirable Skills:
  • Sale experience in the marine industry working within manufacturers & distributors
  • A foreign language would be a benefit but not essential
  • Experience with sailing and/or Powerboats or other water sports activities
 Benefits:
  • Competitive salary
  • Gym membership scheme
  • Extended lunch breaks for exercise
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Staff training (example: powerboat level 2, sales negotiation training)
 To find out more call 02382 024275 or email jo.priestley@marineresources.co.uk

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