Account Manager


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Full Time
Attractive plus great benefits
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Job Category:
Commercial - South

Package Description

Attractive salary plus great benefits such as:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Car Allowance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays and 25 in 2023,   plus each year you will have the option to buy and sell leave
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Support to include Life Assurance and critical illness pay
  • 24/7 Colleague Assistance Programme and Financial Wellbeing Support – access to affordable loans, savings accounts, advanced earned pay, and financial education via salary finance
  • Online savings- major retailers, utilities, entertainment plus many more

About our opportunity:

Are you looking for a sustainable career? Where no two days are the same? Whilst working for an ethical employer who truly makes a difference to our planet?

Not only does this role offer a rewarding career, it also has a clear path for progression and career development- which means a bright future awaits.

By playing a key part in our bold commitment to transform our business into a provider of net zero carbon sustainable materials by 2040. Truly you will be making the world a be a better place to live for the next generation.

As we finished 2021 on a high as a business, we are moving into a period of growth and expansion. This is exactly what this role is about.

To support our ambitious growth, we are looking for an Account Manager to join our Industrial Services team within the South West region.


What you will be doing:

As a Regional Account Manager, you will effectively manage a diverse range of clients including major B2B blue chip contracts. You will have the ability to maintain and develop existing customer relationships whilst developing new opportunities.

Your proven track record will show that you have the ability to create new leads and to see them through the full sales cycle from the initial contact, contract negotiation to the contract win.

Your role will increase business performance and improve efficiencies with a focus on core business retention of key accounts.

About you:

You’re the kind of person who always likes to learn new things and always looking to do better with a great attitude to work. Your passion for providing excellent customer service will be second to none.

You have excellent communication skills and you enjoy working in a fast pace environment.

Your track record demonstrates that you are confident in winning/ retaining new business.

You have a strong track record of achievement in Account Management within your industry.

You are an entrepreneurial self-starter who is open-minded and enthusiastic

You have a solid background of contract mobilisation/ management

Demonstrable knowledge of the recycling industry desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Who we are?

European Metal Recycling is a global leader in sustainable materials with physical operations in the UK, USA, Germany and the Netherlands. Our core business is the recycling of metal and plastics from a range of public, commercial and industrial waste streams. Our recycling activities generate around 10 million tonnes of sustainable materials every year, saving over 10 million tonnes of CO2.

Our mission is to have great people serving our customers with dependable recycling solutions. EMR is still privately owned, with family values at its core. It’s a place where we care about our people, our customers, our workplace and our communities. We offer diverse and exciting career opportunities where individuals can make a difference and are recognised and rewarded for their hard work.

Find out more about us at  

It goes without saying that you will need the correct licences or certificates for a variety of our roles.

However, at EMR we value the way we do things as much as the delivery. We call our expectations our Behaviours. They align with our Values of We Care and We Do, and they apply across all levels and roles in the business.

​We Care

- Integrity – you are Respectful and Honest

- Trust – you are Collaborative and Authentic

We Do

- Accountable – you are Determined and Responsible

- Innovative – you have a Growth Mind-set and you are Progressive

If we all carry out our roles in line with these Behaviours, we will achieve success as One Team. If you embody our Behaviours, we want to hear from you!