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0207 838 9695
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0141 647 6688
Account Manager
Up to £48k pa
Location: Midlands Sector: Print
Reference: J1380 Sub-Sector: Print Management
Contact: Jonathan Dunbar Telephone: 0141 647 6688
A fantastic opportunity for a Packaging Account Manager to develop a strategy and manage a major account for our client, a leader in their sector

The successful applicant will demonstrate a proven track record in a previous Key Account Manager / Account Director role within a fast paced high volume turnover sector. You must be an excellent communicator with the ability to interpret client briefs and the capability to expedite to necessary areas of the business in order to achieve clients timeline.

A strong team player highly motivated and willing to go the extra mile to achieve business goals.

A strong analytical mind with the capability of foreseeing problems early and implementing suitable counter measures.

Possess excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Applicants MUST be from the packaging, labels or packaging repro markets.

Main duties of the post

• Strengthen client relationships through proactive account management
• Maintain client satisfaction
• Maintain client retention
• Strengthen client relationships through proactive account management
• Actively seek to increase the services offered and increase the income generated to agreed individual and team targets
• Working closely with the Site Manager to agree operational efficiency targets and business objectives
• Have an in-depth understanding of the financial status of the client portfolio
• Prepare commercial client proposals and attend pitches
• To identify new business opportunities
• Develop processes that help to accurately forecast up and coming workloads

Client satisfaction

• Continually strengthen and forge excellent client relationships through proactive directorship and communication including face to face meetings, telephone, conference call and email communication
• Employ excellent listening and probing questioning skills to fully understand the client and their industry sector the client’s products and services the client’s marketing objectives
• Ensuring all clients receive timely, high quality reporting from the quality team on a monthly and quarterly basis
• Promote professionalism through manner, appearance and delivery and always keeping promises


This position has now been filled, but has been left on our website as we have other similar vacancies to this on an ongoing basis that might interest you. More importantly, we have vacancies that are not advertised due to their confidential nature therefore it would certainly be in your interest to email your CV, as a word document, depending on which sector you are in, to :-

Head of Packaging recruitment – Greg Nelson – greg@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head of Print recruitment–Neil Pearson – neil@harrison-scott.co.uk

Head Paper recruitment – Gary Young – gary@harrison-scott.co.uk

Board level, account management and all levels of sales vacancies –

George Thompson – george@harrison-scott.co.uk

Our divisional heads will then email your CV internally to the consultant who specialises in your exact sector, for example a category of packaging is cartons, a category of print is print management, in fact we have over 30 specialist categories. Our specialist consultant will contact you if we have a live vacancy that matches, or contact you in the near future as soon a good match to skill set and experience becomes available.