Sales and Account Manager – Engineering or Industrial Experience Required

  • Location:
    Crawley, West Sussex Crawley, West Sussex Crawley, West Sussex Crawley, West Sussex
  • Salary:
    c£35,000 / per annum D.O.E + Bonus
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    European Sales & Marketing Jobs
  • Deadline:
    April 2, 2025

Express Recruitment are very excited to be working with our existing client who are a market leader within the aerospace sector. Due to success and growth within the industry, they are expanding and building their sales team and require a business development representative join their team.  

The successful candidate will take responsibility for generating opportunities with new and existing clients, with experience managing the full sales cycle from new business into renewals.  

This opportunity allows someone to join a multi-national organisation and build a long term and rewarding career within one of the UK’s biggest employers in the sector. The role also allows for hybrid working, with up to 2 days per week at home.  

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Renew existing business: Maintain strong relationships with clients, understand their evolving needs, and negotiate contract renewals to ensure long-term satisfaction and loyalty
  • Manage key client relationships: Serve as the primary point of contact for key clients, addressing their needs and fostering mutual success through tailored solutions and support
  • Follow up leads and enquiries: Actively pursue and nurture leads to convert them into business opportunities through timely communication and effective follow-up strategies 
  • New business: Initiate and cultivate relationships with potential clients through persuasive cold calling techniques, emphasising the value of our offerings
  • Stakeholder engagement: Collaborate with internal teams to align strategies and ensure seamless execution, facilitating the delivery of exceptional value to clients
  • Contract negotiation: Lead negotiations with clients to finalise agreements, ensuring favourable terms while mitigating risks and safeguarding organisational interests

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience in a sales, account management or new business role essential  
  • Experience of influencing stakeholders to influence upward account spend  
  • New business experience ability to evidence key achievements 
  • Experience working within Engineering,Aerospace or industrial recruitment
  • If you are a Graduate with a placement year your application will also considered  


  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus £10,500 O.T.E  
  • Hybrid working (2 days a week WFH) 
  • 25 Days annual leave + 8 bank holidays 
  • X 4 Death in service insurance  
  • Discounted medical health Insurance  
  • Retail discounts portal  
  • Green Travel schemes  

About Express Recruitment

Express Recruitment has been offering exceptional recruitment solutions across the East Midlands since 1987, “exceeding expectations every time” of over 267,000 candidates.

We supply a diverse range of sectors including Engineering, Technology, Professional Services, Languages, Sales & Marketing, Call Centres, Commercial, Manufacturing, Local Authority, NHS, Education and Voluntary organisations. Find all of our current vacancies on 👉

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Vacancy Summary

Hours: Monday – Friday, Full Time

Salary: c£35,000 per annum D.O.E + Bonus

Location: Crawley, West Sussex

Job Type: Permanent, Hybrid Working

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.