Coburg Banks | Multi-sector UK recruitment agency

Account Manager – Sportswear

£35000 - £45000 per annum 
Job Type:
St. Albans 
Sales and Marketing 
Job Ref:

I have a new and exciting opportunity for an Account Manager/Brand Manager to join a long standing, independent company that provide bespoke sportswear to the education sector. This really is a unique opportunity and would be perfect for a strong Business Development/Account Manager who has excellent networking ability and who, ideally, has experience of working with Secondary and/or primary schools.

You will be joining a growing organisation who can not only offer a competitive salary and benefits package, but also stability and a fantastic working environment.

This is a company that truly has the best interests of its employees at heart. They have a top quality brand and lots of potential to develop within their market place.

The Role:
My client are seeking an enthusiastic, personable and pro-active Account Manager/Brand Manager to promote and sell their bespoke Sportswear Range in to the education sector. They have an existing client base already, so you will use your exceptional account management skills to ensure the relationship is maintained and further sales needs are recognised. You will also be responsible for new business development and promoting the brand of sportswear and identifying new clients.

As this position will require a degree of new business, we are after someone who has a passion for securing new business as well as having excellent account management abilities.

The Person:
To be successful in the role of Account Manager/Brand Manager you will:
• Have previous experience of selling clothing/shoes, sports or active wear
• Have experience of selling in to the education sector (public/private)
• Having some experience working in schools or sports and leisure would be desirable but not essential
• Be a strong networker with good account management skills
• Be able to develop new business and not afraid to go out there and obtain new accounts
• Be happy to work autonomously and without being micro-managed
• Have a full clean driving licence
• Be happy with nationwide travel (company car provided)

The Company:
The company have been privately owned for over 90 years! They are the best at what they do and the products they supply to schools and colleges alike. They are a family run business and offer a stable, rewarding and sociable working environment. They are proud of what they do and the brand that they have been so successful in building. They are forward thinking and have big plans to develop their business over the coming years. If this sound slike something that you want to be part of, then I want to hear from you today!

The Package:
The salary on offer will depend on experience and will be from £35k – £45k. The higher end will be paid to someone who has experience of selling a similar product within the same sector. You will also have a company car.

If you are interested in the position of Account Manager/Brand Manager then please do not hesitate to email us your CV or phone Stacey on 0121 362 2300

Coburg Banks Sales specialise in recruiting Sales Directors, Business Development Manager’s, Sales Manager’s, Sales Executive’s and Internal Sales Consultants across multiple industries throughout the UK. We would welcome the opportunity to help you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV into us. If you know of other people who are currently looking for a new career within Sales please refer them to us.

To apply for this position please fill in your details below and send us your CV. One of the Coburg Banks team will be in touch as soon as possible.

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