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Account Manager - Steel Sales
London, London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Occupation Sales
Specialty Business Development Manager
Salary £40,000 – £45,000 yearly
Location Thirsk, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 11/16/23

A large and highly successful Steel Stockholder requires an Account Manager to be based at their Dalton, Thirsk (YO7) offices.

The Role:

As an Account Manager, you’ll be selling steel tube and bar products to established companies large and small across the UK and Ireland. You’ll be following up on leads and enquiries to create and manage your own accounts. The ability to prioritise and organise your own workload is essential. You’ll be talking to customers on the telephone and arranging face-to-face meetings, so having a confident, pleasant, down-to-earth demeanour is essential. Working with guidance and support from our experienced team, you will be assisting your customers with technical and product advice to ensure a complete sale and ongoing business. You will be in close contact with our transport, despatch, accounts, and purchasing departments, so great communication skills and approachability are very important.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Answering incoming phone and email enquiries about stock, pricing, and availability and providing quotations
  • Liaising with other internal departments to check on the progress of existing orders and keeping customers up to date
  • Communicating frequently with existing and potential customers
  • Organising face-to-face meetings with existing and potential customers
  • Developing and managing your own customers
  • Gathering market information and giving feedback to your Product Manager and colleagues
  • Maintaining good relationships with team colleagues and managers
  • Attending company training, if required

Essential Role Requirements:

  • The ability and desire to sell
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong math skills and enjoys working with numbers
  • A confident and determined approach
  • A high degree of self-motivation and drive
  • Using good judgment and professionalism to build relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Good time management: the ability to use your time wisely and efficiently
  • Accountability and honesty in communication with colleagues
  • Calm and considered approach to working under pressure
  • Easy-going and good-humoured
  • Enjoy working in a busy and energetic environment
  • Excellent computer skills, accurate with attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Sharing ideas, challenges, and successes with the team
  • Valid driving license


  • Private healthcare (after 6 months) - Bupa healthcare
  • Auto-enrolment to the Company Pension Scheme (after 3 months)
  • Free flu vaccines and eye test
  • Onsite parking
  • Onsite gym
If you are interested in the role of Account Manager please submit your CV for consideration