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Regional Account Manager

Posted: December 2019

Hours: 37.5

Location: Reading

Salary: Competitive salary

Closing Date: 10th January 2020

Job Description:

Alexandra has been designing and manufacturing garments since 1854 are now the leading provider of modern protective workwear and suiting for just about every sector and business in the UK.

Alexandra has remained true to our core principles - quality, good design and reliable service. The award of The Royal Warrant is testament to our continued commitment to workwear development, at the very highest level.

At Alexandra, we place the customer at the heart of everything we do and look for passion and enthusiasm be a brand ambassador for our business.

As a dynamic, ambitious business we have every function that you’d expect within our offices based across the UK, so if you’re looking to develop your career in a fast-moving company and to contribute to the success of our business, read on.

A Tailor-Made Opportunity

We are looking for a Regional Account Manager to join our NHS/Public Sales team based at our Thornbury offices, covering the London and South East.

Focussing on growing existing accounts and generating new business, you will focus predominately on NHS accounts across the South East spending 3-4 days a week with customers and the remaining 1-2 days based in our Thornbury offices.

We have a unique team dynamic with your own Internal Sales Executive based in Thornbury who is there to support and assist you with any questions, queries, market research and some of their own sales activities too. This partnership is key to your success as you always have someone there to support you and your customers, genuinely allowing you to provide the very best in our market – both in terms of product and customer service - what a customer proposition!

Ideal Fit

·You will ideally come from within the workwear industry and have specific experience of working within the public sector.

·You will bring to the role a high level of sector appropriate experience focussed around B2B sales experience.

·You will have previously work in a territory/field based sales role and be able to demonstrate your success in these role.

·You will be seeking another field based role as you thoroughly enjoy the freedom and scope this type of role presents you.

·You will enjoy being in control of your diary and generating your own leads and building your own customer base.

·This is a consultative style of sales and we are looking for an individual who builds trusted relationships through selling a solution rather than looking for short term wins.

How we measure up?

As part of our continuing drive to put the customer at the heart of everything we do and to build a better working environment for our teams, within our modern, open
plan offices, we have created collaborative working spaces and informal meeting zones.

With a continually evolving Corporate Responsibility policy and links to local and national charities, we take a positive approach to supporting those around us
through a programme of events organised by our very active social committee.

Your introduction to Alexandra starts with a role-specific induction programme following continual support from our in-house learning and development function so that you can make full use of our training courses, L&D library and interactive e-learning platform.

Benefits to Suit You

As part of our team, we hope you will discover that the pursuit of excellence is a rewarding aspect of your career at Alexandra. We recognise your individual contribution and offer you the following benefits:

· A competitive salary

· 25 days holiday entitlement that increases with length of service

· Salary sacrifice pension scheme

· Agile working policy

· Employee assistance programme

· Healthcare scheme options

· Life assurance

· Discretionary employee reward scheme

· Long service award scheme

· Individual subscription to a relevant professional organisations

· Cycle to work scheme

· Government Childcare vouchers

· Onsite free car parking

· Onsite kitchen facilities