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Key Account Manager - Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire

Nottingham, United Kingdom

  • Job ID 01REA

Job Title: Key Account Manager

Location: Nottingham/Lincolnshire (Remote)

As a Key Account Manager, you will achieve significant growth from selective and targeted activity with high growth potential customers. This is achieved by providing customers with personalised account management that supports the needs of their individual job functions as well as supporting the objectives of their wider business to the degree that RS becomes their First-Choice supplier within their supply chain strategy in multiple product categories.

Achieving First Choice status with high growth potential customers is influenced through high quality consultation discussions where customer needs and challenges are explored, and the deployment Value Proposition services and solutions are implemented to meet customer needs and overcome challenges. Equally influential to gaining First Choice status is the ability to lead a technical product application agenda with senior engineering contacts.

World class teams need the best equipment, processes and systems. We will provide world class tools, systems and working conditions; removing distractions and enabling you to focus on what’s important.

What you will enjoy doing

  • Enjoy working in a technical and sales environment, as well as a complex distribution business or solutions provider
  • Enjoy thinking and acting broadly and in an agile way
  • Enjoy being results focused
  • Be open, curious, passionate and enjoy working with others
  • Enjoy creating customer needs and opportunities, not just responding to them

What Will You Bring to the Role

  • 5 years’ experience in sales
  • Industrial Sales Experience is preferred
  • The individual should have experience in solution sales
  • Understand value selling and vendor management

The good stuff

Innovators and pioneers. Rebels and creators. A global organization of optimists and specialists with big ambitions for the future. You can take control of your future here at RS. We offer all the benefits you’d expect to receive in a progressive global business.

We recognise that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. In this role, we can confidently offer the following flexible working patterns:

  • Working remotely - from home or any other work location
  • Working flexibly - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive. If you need some flexibility, please just ask us and we’ll be happy to discuss it with you.

Grow in our learning and inclusive culture and be rewarded for your success. Whoever you are, whatever you do and wherever you are; it all starts here. Are you ready to explore the possibilities?

We are RS

We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where people thrive. We recognise that a diverse and representative workforce is critical to our success, and our aim is to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.

We recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.  We believe everyone should be able to bring their true self to work and be given the opportunities to succeed.  If you require any adjustments during this process to ensure you can bring your true self, please let us know.


Increasingly powered by digital technology, we’re our customers’ one-stop-shop for electronic products and industrial components. We began in a north-west London garage supplying spare parts to radio repair shops back in 1937 and we’ve kept transforming for over 80 years. Today, we’re using digital globally to revolutionise the way we do business and strengthen our position as the people engineers turn to for help, advice and knowledge.

We’re proud of what we’ve done, but we’re not sitting back. We’re always looking to make the customer experience simpler, faster and easier. We’re transforming markets and the impact of technology. We’ve widened our services portfolio with innovations from procurement and inventory solutions to 24/7 product support.

We’ve been on an incredible journey, but the best is yet to come; are you ready to join us?