Sales Trainee Promotions Account Manager

Sales Trainee Promotions Account Manager

Role: Sales Trainee Promotions Account Manager

Job Sector: Sales

Remuneration: £16,500

Location: Southport

Level: Trainee – training will be given

Hours: Monday to Friday, 35 Hours per week

Access Point Ltd

At Access Point we firmly believe our fabulous employees are what make us so unique, and we are pleased to say that we are looking to grow our team in Southport with the addition of a Sales team member.

National Coverage, Northern Charm

We were formed in 1997, and have rapidly grown into the largest company within the UK to offer third-party promotions. We work with many of the large, well known retailers within the UK. Although we work nationally to support our customers, we are based from our custom renovated prestigious new premises at the Old Courthouse in Southport.

Main Purpose of Role

To assist and support account managers as part of our Sales Team.

Description of role

Reporting to the Sales Manager, you will play a crucial role in contributing to the efficiency and smooth running of the Sales Team by co-ordinating and assisting with account sales. You will deal with incoming telephone and email queries, showing commitment to first class customer and team support.

This role demands a focus on day to day efficiency and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, utilising your first class communication skills.

You will be required to

  • Deal with incoming telephone/email queries for the client
  • Create, update and maintain reports
  • Research potential new business
  • Check availability/book venues

The Successful Applicant

We are looking for a self starter with the ability to work under pressure, multitask effectively and to plan and prioritize. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to thrive as part of a team.

Skills required

  • Focus on excellence in customer care and service.
  • Strong organisational skills, ability to respect deadlines, plan and prioritise and ability to multi task.
  • Excellent communicator and team player,
  • Experience of using Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook is desirable.

We expect everyone who works for us to follow Access Point’s core values; we expect you to be honest, reliable, committed and insightful among other things.  In return for this we’ll offer you some amazing benefits:

  • Additional holiday entitlement for length of service
  • Paid private medical care after 12 months service
  • A growing team with a chance to progress your career
  • In-house award scheme
  • Quarterly voucher reward scheme for impeccable attendance record

In the office

Our offices are based a short walk from Southport train station in the former magistrate’s courts. The building is a huge space that we’re very proud of, from the grand marble foyer, to our light and spacious open plan office with original artwork, right down to the art-deco toilets. We have a staff canteen with full cooking facilities, a chill-out room, table tennis, tuck shop as well as a large roof terrace, location of some of our best parties over the years.

Out of the office

Access Point is proud of the commitment we have made over the years to local causes, in previous years we have organised donation drives on behalf of the Southport foodbank and last summer we volunteered at Hesketh Park to preserve this historic Victorian garden and help improve our local environment. As a member of Access Point we’ll expect you to join in on these activities, doing your part to help out. However it’s not all weeding and cans of beans, we have previously sent our staff to Vietnam to help build a toilet block for a rural village in Mai Chua, on a sailing expedition to France and dog sledding in the Arctic.

While we always strive to be professional, we never want to be corporate. Access Point sees itself as a family where we support one another to do our best work every day. If you have a driven attitude and want to work in an exciting and fast paced market, then please send a copy of your CV to kasha@apuk.net.

Immediate interviews available for the right candidates.

Access Point Ltd is an equal opportunities and Living Wage Employer.

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