Account Manager (27k+bonus)(Larne)

Job Description

VANRATH are recruiting an Account Manager to join a leading render manufacturer that sell into the construction industry.

£27,000 + OTE of around £2,000-£3,000 + benefits package including pension, private medical insurance, rewards, life assurance and free on-site parking.

The Role:

You will be primarily responsible for promoting and selling our best selling brand, through day-to-day management of the sales territory and customer relationships. Working within our sales team you will be partnered with a field-based Area Sales Manager on a dedicated sales region in the UK or Ireland.


  • Key account management for existing accounts within your defined region, preparing quotes and specifications and ensuring the accuracy of sales order processing.
  • Generating new sales leads through both inbound and outbound phone calls.
  • Working with your Area Sales Manager, you will have a robust sales plan to support achieving sales activities and regional targets.
  • Promoting and sell the benefits of our top brands to a range of stakeholders including clients, architects, main contractors, local authorities, housing associations etc.
  • Accurately reporting on sales activity through the use of the companies CRM system.
  • Developing and maintaining a thorough understanding of current and future market trends, industry legislation and competitor capability.
  • Researching and identifying new areas to develop our top brands, offering to capitalise on current and future opportunities.
  • Building rapport and strong relationships with key influencers and decision makers in your region.
  • Maintaining and growing our network of recommended installers, supporting with their technical queries and commercial needs.
  • Arranging CPD presentations with architects for the Area Sales Manager to deliver and raise awareness of our brands.
  • Maintaining collaborative working practices, developing good rapport and effective relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.

The Ideal Person:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Business Development / Outbound Sales.
  • Ability to generate new leads and develop new business.
  • Proficient with MS Office programmes.
  • Holds a full, valid driving licence.
  • Ability to negotiate and prepare quotes.


  • Previous construction sales experience