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Account Manager


Field Based, GB

Brand:  RS Group
Function:  Sales
Work Location:  Hybrid

A Hybrid - Field based role, we are looking for Account Managers to join our FTSE100 globally renowned organisation and cover a base region around North London.


Here at RS, our Sales team is focussed on enabling our customers to maintain and improve their operations, win and protect business, and contribute to the development and production of some of the world’s most loved brands. We strive to improve effectiveness and efficiency, both internally and for our customers, and there is a 2,000+ strong sales team to help make this happen.


With all the training, support and opportunities you need to take your career further, this is your chance to be part of an innovative, world-class sales team we can all be proud of!


What will you be doing?


Spending the majority of your time 'on the road', you will be the key point of contact for our customers. These companies are incredibly varied, coming from a wealth of different industries and backgrounds. We will look to you work closely with these customers to develop repeat business, protect and grow existing revenue, as well as safeguard profit margins, and in order to this you will need to:


  • Identify and target revenue potential within your portfolio
  • Producing robust business plans that exceed sales and profit targets
  • Building a detailed understanding of the customers, markets, and competitors
  • Maintaining and upkeep accurate customer records
  • Building coalitions across the business to support the delivery of sales targets


What do you need to be successful?


  • Experience in a field-based sales role with account management responsibilities
  • Proven ability in strategic thinking and planning
  • Someone who takes a solution-led consultative approach to their work
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent relationship builder
  • A flexible individual who is willing to embrace change
  • Any Salesforce CRM experience would be a bonus!
  • And of course – a driving licence is essential!


We are RS


At RS UK, part of RS Group, we’ve been solving engineering problems for over 80 years: big ones, small ones, easy and difficult ones. We turn the ‘what ifs’ into the ‘why nots’, the impossible into the possible. 


Our purpose? Making amazing happen for a better world. 


We offer service and product solutions. We send out a parcel every 2 seconds, to over 130 countries. We provide over 700,000 in-stock and over 3 million unstocked products to more than 1.2 million customers. 


We want people like you, as you are curious about things, you like doing things differently and also in a human way with empathy. Because that’s exactly how we partner with people – our customers, suppliers, colleagues, and communities – to solve problems. 


We’ll also invest in your development and wellbeing – because building a more diverse and inclusive culture, being ethical, responsible and committed to our Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) action plan is at the heart of everything we do.


Come and join our UK team with over 2000 colleagues in this region – and we’ll help you to think big, do more and unleash your brilliance, so you do amazing things too.


What’s in it for you?


At RS, as well as the usual employee benefits you’d expect from a FTSE listed company, including annual performance bonus, company car (or car allowance), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private healthcare, and 27 days holiday, in the UK&I, we’ve just introduced a number of new Family Friendly Policies including:


  • Help for people to take control of ongoing Health conditions such as diabetes or asthma with £500 a year available for monitoring & consultation


  • Support for Women at different life stages from streamlined fertility support through to diagnosis and monitoring of both endometriosis and menopause
  • Helping our LGBTQ+ community through enhanced coverage for trans colleagues, including voice coaching, facial surgery, and gender confirmation surgery.


  • Support for Neurodiverse colleagues and families with neurodiverse members with needs assessment, diagnosis and post diagnostic support for autism spectrum, ADHD, and Tourette’s syndrome.


  • Additions to Fertility coverage including IVF for lesbian couples and information/support around surrogacy and adoption for all






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