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National Account Manager (Business Development)

£55,000-60,000 Permanent



A Bit About Us We’re a bunch of people who go to great lengths to make sure our customers are the happiest customers out there. We may sell everything from washing machines to PlayStations, but at our core we’re a people business. We roll up our sleeves and work together to make things happen. From logistics, recycling to our award winning IT teams, almost everything we do, we do ourselves to make sure every aspect of our customer journey is done properly. We launched in 2000 as a result of a £1 bet in a Bolton pub. 18 years later we have a 5* TrustPilot rating (after 100K reviews), expanded our business into Europe and floated on the London stock exchange, but we never lose sight of what we’re about. More About the Role This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to really add value to our B2B business area by understanding the requirements and vision of AO B2B. Here's What You Can Expect to be Doing Experience of selling to Architects, Interior Designers, Contractors, Developers, etc from start to end Ability to build value-based relationships with customers Attitude is key - driven, tenacious, ambitious and assertive. Honest and reliable. Optimistic and enthusiastic attitude. Motivated to work for the Company. Someone who's sales strategy is by quality of service and product specs instead of by price. Someone who prioritises customers who is always trying to do the best for them. goals driven sales person who can work to sales targets; ideally worked to KPIs before. But not someone who is purely sales target and financially driven to the detriment of the others. Good level of IT skills, ideally with MS Office skills and CRM system experience. Ability to build value-based relationships with customers. Strong Administrative Skills. Excellent Interpersonal Skills. Highly Motivated and Enthusiastic to Learn. And a winner Exceptional Communication Skill both Verbal and Written. A Few Things About You To join our amazing team here at AO , you will have a proven track record of building relationships within Housebuilder market. But more importantly have a positive can do attitude. Proven track record of new business development working with both new and existing customers delivering demonstrable growth. Organised, persistent and persuasive with the proven ability to generate your leads and sales. Proven ability to develop and utilise commercial awareness providing quantifiable business benefits and not just selling on price alone . Active team player who shows commitment to AO values working together and adding value to achieve success. Why Choose AO? At AO, our culture and our AO’way of doing things is vital to our success. We’re passionate people, determined to do whatever’s necessary to make our customers happy. The AO motto is "treat every customer like you’d expect your nan to be treated, and make decisions your mum would be proud of". To do this, we train and empower each and every AO’er to strive for better ways of doing whatever they are doing. Our AO’ers don’t just go through the motions and follow processes, it just isn’t our thing. We don’t follow trends, we set them. Great People Deserve Great Things As an AO employee you can take full advantage of our benefits package. As well as the fundamentals, like pensions and holidays, we have designed our "AO Perks" to help you out financially and make your work life a little easier.