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Account Manager

North East England

  • Reference: 383152
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: £Competitive Basic + Bonus
  • Location: Teesside

The Opportunity:

Nigel Wright have been retained to support Liberty Steel Hartlepool with the recruitment of an account manager to join their growing and successful commercial team.

The Role:


  • Managing accounts and running sales processes for the UK and selected export markets.
  • Managing some transactional repeat business accounts as well as being involved in  longer sale cycle projects.
  • Sale cycles will vary from two months to two years dependent on the project / client.
  • Working as a member of the commercial team reporting directly into the commercial director.
  • Managing multiple stakeholders up and down the supply chain during the sales process.
  • Working closely with the bid team who will support on tenders, bids and proposals for new business.
  • Managing the sales pipeline and reporting progress and forecasting upline to the Directors and senior members of the team.
  • Working effectively cross functionally and developing relationships throughout the business.
  • Conducting UK and international travel within the role.
  • There will be a progression path for the right individual to move into more senior positions within the organisation.

Person Specification:


  • Experience of managing existing clients as well as developing new business opportunities.
  • A track record of working towards and exceeding sales targets.
  • Good commercial acumen and the ability to evidence closing of sales.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • A willingness to travel within the UK and internationally as required.
  • Backgrounds in internal sales looking to move into a more senior external role, UK external sales in an industrial sector organisation, or international sales experience in an industrial business would all be of potential interest.
  • Although previous oil and gas experience would be beneficial, this is not required and in line with the example backgrounds above there is flexibility in the level of experience of the successful candidate.

Please apply online or contact for further information.  Please note that Nigel Wright are retained on this assignment and any direct applications or third party / agency CVs will be forwarded for consideration as part of our process.

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