Business Development / Account Manager

Kent, Paddock Wood
Good + Bens + Bonus
04 Feb 2019
04 Mar 2019
David Cotton
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
KHR Recruitment Specialists is an independently owned, award winning recruitment consultancy established in 1998. We have established a strong reputation handling permanent vacancies and contract and temporary assignments throughout Kent and the southeast.

Recent expansion, including the opening of a third office in Linton alongside our Tunbridge Wells and Leybourne offices, has created a vacancy for a Business Development / Account Manager.

The ideal candidate will be an ambitious, experienced B2B Sales and Business Development / Account Manager looking for a fresh challenge or a desire to develop a career within a new sector.

Our team of experienced consultants work with clients in a variety of industries across all levels as generalists and specialists.

While the consultants concentrate on sourcing and interviewing for current recruitment needs, your role will be to support this team in managing their extensive client base through ensuring consistent account management and regular pre and post recruitment contact, maximising opportunities in all areas of a client's recruitment needs, developing on existing relationships as well as new and lapsed business development through the follow up of on and offline marketing material and leads.

Our cloud-based candidate and client management systems provides our team with unrivalled access to numerous generalist and specialist CV search and job sites as well as an extensive in- house database developed over twenty years plus a vast LinkedIn network, enabling them to locate the best talent in an efficient manner, providing you with an excellent platform by which to market our services to new clients.

You will be required to maintain, amend and adjust the CRM system as well as relevant spreadsheets and documentation relating to BD and Marketing. Following up on mailers and eshots, recording responses and working with colleagues to ascertain success.

Assist with training and development of Consultants on CRM system, sales activity and tailored marketing for client bases.

This role requires an excellent telephone manner and great people skills together with a motivated and self-starting attitude. Your day will be made up a combination of telephone and field-based face to face sales. A team player with experience in building client relationships.
A good level of computer literacy is essential, high attention to detail, together with an excellent - level of written English, spelling and grammar.
As the Business Development / Account Manager you will be active in networking and promoting the company to new and existing clients, make frequent client visits, attend recruitment and B2B exhibitions and trade shows seeking new business. Your time will also be split working out of our 3 locations. You will be working closely with our Head of Sales and Marketing, our Recruitment Director and a Marketing Assistant.

Salary £25,000 neg. (OTE £35,000+)
5.6 weeks incl b/hols, rising by 1 day per year to 6.6 weeks pa
Company social events have included fitness challenges, charity walks, Escape room, chocolate making, curling, bowling, ice skating.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a "clean" copy in Word. Thank you.

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