Account Manager, Altham, Accrington £15,000 - £20,000 DOE -

Account Manager, Altham, Accrington £15,000 – £20,000 DOE

| Job ID: CMRAM01 | £15,000 - £20,000


System Hygiene was established in 1984 and has successfully grown to become one of the UK’s leading suppliers and distributors. They now seek an Account Manager to join their expanding team.

System Hygiene was established in 1984 and has successfully grown to become one of the UK’s leading suppliers and distributors of washroom, cleaning, floor care, catering, work wear, System Hygiene Logomaintenance and safety products.

Due to maternity leave, they seek to employ an additional member of the Account Management team to work alongside the Sales Managers to maximise profitability within existing and lapsed accounts.

Your role will involve developing relationships with customers, establishing requirements and upselling additional products to deliver long-term growth opportunities for the business.

System Hygiene can be flexible with the working patterns for the successful candidate offering both reduced and flexible hours. Whilst covering a maternity leave in the first instance, a permanent job offer would be made to a standout candidate.

As an Account Manager your role will include;

  • Managing client relationships to maximise business and margin as well as minimising the opportunities for competitor penetration
  • Working with current and lapsed clients to generate return business and increase levels of purchase
  • Identifying market opportunities and developing plans to capitalise on them
  • Responding to, and following up on, sales enquiries and leads by telephone
  • Calling current, lapsed and prospective customers acting upon leads and commercial information
  • Negotiating rates in line with pricing policy to maximise margin and optimise revenue from clients
  • Recording information accurately and consistently on an in-house CRM system


The ideal Account Manager must;

  • Have a confident and professional telephone manner
  • Be confident working towards targets and deadlines
  • Possess excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Be focused, proactive, positive, committed and be able to work well under pressure
  • Be confident and resilient
  • Be fully computer literate


System Hygiene can offer;

  • Thorough on the job training
  • Internal & external training opportunities
  • 29 days Annual Leave (incl. bank holidays)
  • Professional and personal development opportunities
  • A pension scheme


This is a fantastic opportunity for an Account Manager to take up a permanent role within a thriving East Lancashire business. If you meet the above criteria and would like to be considered for this opportunity please forward your CV to

Cummins Mellor are advertising this opportunity on behalf of System Hygiene and are unable to provide any direct feedback to applicants.