Reference: ZR_178_JOB

Account Manager

South Manchester

Competitive Salary, Bonus, Workplace Pension.

Purely Automotive Recruitment offers a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic Account Manager, to join our client based in South Manchester. Our client is a well-established company specialising in both car and van leasing and personal contract hire to businesses and private individuals across the UK.   

Ideally you will have a successful sales background in Account Management (B2B or B2C) from an industry that leads you to win new clients and manage retail customer accounts.          

You will be incredibly energetic and vibrant being at the forefront of the organisation and will have the dedication to drive sustainable financial growth. You must be able to boost new sales and develop strong relationships with clients to enhance the future opportunities for customer retention.      

The role is open to qualified candidates located within a commutable distance to south Manchester.    

The successful candidate will be responsible for growing their own base of new client accounts and forming trusted relationships with key decision makers. As Account Manager, you will have a strong focus on acquiring new business through a controlled selling environment and have the ability to identify lasting business opportunities. You will also be able to competently maximise the selling opportunities available to you through internal channels.    

You will also possess the ability to communicate and negotiate at all levels. You will possess the ability to generate your own leads through a variety of sources and have the ability to network and build rapport whilst managing your sales pipeline right through to conversion. Attention to detail is a must, as is the ability to meet targets and deadlines.      


Manage the sales process by taking prospects through good qualification, and presentation of a suitable offerings, and recognise the most appropriate time to close the sale.       

To understand all forms of vehicle funding offered by all approved finance houses to the company.      

To have a basic understanding of the tax implications for both private and business individuals.     

Promote and sell the organisations products and services in a compliant manner, as well as having a good knowledge of motor vehicles including electric vehicles and charging solutions.   

To identify and seek new business opportunities whilst updating management systems documenting purchasing dates and predicted renewal dates.      

Identify trends and customer needs, building a short/medium/long-term sales pipeline in accordance with targets.      

Deliver exceptional standards of customer service upholding the company values.      

Work closely with all departmental teams and schedulers to ensure you meet deadlines and deliver high levels of value and client satisfaction.   

Ideal Skills & Competencies:      

We require a professional sales specialist with previous business to business or business to customer skills. Exceptional telephone sales and account management experience is essential. Ideally, we would like a candidate from within the automotive industry, however; we are open to finding the right candidate with exceptional sales qualities for this position. As a result, we will consider candidates with a strong sales background together with a passion for providing customer excellence.   

This is an exciting role within a business, providing great scope for the right person to develop and progress within the company.   

Our client also recognises hard work, loyalty and achievements based on performance, and offers the right candidate a very competitive salary and personal package.    

To apply now please click the link or for a confidential discussion please contact Jason Shenton at Purely Automotive Recruitment.       

Purely Automotive Recruitment is a dedicated automotive talent resourcing company operating across the UK and Ireland.  

Candidate application

Please complete the preliminary candidate application form below quoting the vacancy reference and we will be in touch soon.

    Please attach your CV

    I consent to my submitted data being processed and stored by Purely Automotive LTD in compliance with our privacy policy.

    * denotes mandatory fields