Account Manager

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Organisation
Prodrive
Reference
MSAM0123
Location
Banbury / UK
Salary / Benefits
competitive salary plus benefits
Contract Type

At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. We are the world’s leading independent motorsport company and the business behind some of the greatest names and achievements in motorsport over the last 40 years. Our skilled Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers work together every step of the way to design, build and run elite competition cars on the track and off-road across the globe. For more than 15 years we have been the team behind Aston Martin Racing and our GT Customer race programme is experiencing unprecedented growth. We are also involved in the Extreme E series and an expanding Rally Raid Championship team and customer programme. 

 

We have a new opportunity for an Account Manager to join the Motorsport Sales team, responsible for the sale of Motorsport products and services, and the proactive development of opportunities within defined customers/regions to grow sales. This role involves extensive international travel to events worldwide.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Management of specific customers/teams including the development and maintenance of existing and new accounts
  • Support key accounts at race events worldwide
  • Manage a range of products and services offered by Prodrive/AMR to include product sales
  • Implement and manage agreed trading terms covering the range of products and services across all accounts
  • Responsible for processing and despatching of customer orders via sales operation team
  • Update customer files, database and customer account information
  • Accurate and timely forecasting of customer activity by account
  • Assist the Sales Manager / Senior Sales Executive with any car sale discussion / opportunity that arise within your region
  • Customer account debt control and cash flow management
  • Provide Sales Co-ordinator with ongoing information and weekly updates regarding any relevant WIP jobs, major component rebuilds, and existing stock movements
  • Monitor proof of export for VAT and IPR purposes
  • Assist with regular updates to sales material, including parts catalogues, bulletins, technical updates as required

 

Who are we looking for?

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar Account Management role within the Automotive/Motorsport industry. Regional knowledge and expertise within a Motorsport sales environment and experience of selling both product and services is desired, as well as experience with annual contract/programme negotiation. Knowledge of IFS and the ability to speak another language would be advantageous. You will have a flexible attitude, able to adapt from key team accounts to individuals, and be effective at building relationships both internally and externally. You must be willing and available to travel on event.

 

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Competitive lieu day policy
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

 

We are an equal opportunities employer

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

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