Title:  Account Manager- Lens

Essilor is seeking a passionate and commercially savvy Account Manager to join the market leading company and sales team within the optical industry.  

Our Account Managers are the front-face of our company and play a major part in developing and maintaining relationships with our Independent Optometry customers. They have three main responsibilities: protecting our core business, growing our market share, and hunting out and acquiring new business opportunities. As an Essilor Account Manager, you will be working directly with our customers to grow their business and ours, through developing growth strategies for practices, upskilling practice staff on the benefits of our products, and working closely with our Customer Service teams to ensure a high level of service and support to any issues our customers are experiencing. 


To be considered for this role you will require the following

  • A vehicle, and current open driver’s license
  • Experience working with practice staff, either in a B2B sales role or working in a practice
  • Ability to analyse sales data and convert to actionable insights
  • 3+ years in optical sales (lens, customer service, lab or retail)
  • Above average Excel and Microsoft suite skills
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills
  • Excellent business acumen, understanding of pricing strategy and margins
  • Ability to train and upskill product knowledge to groups and individuals


While the following criteria is desirable, training will be provided for the right candidate:

  • Qualifications and/or experience in Optical Dispensing will be highly regarded
  • Prior experience in using a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system, and sales reporting software
  • Demonstrated ability to prospect and convert new business opportunities
  • Experience as an Account Manager


Working at EssilorLuxottica

A career with EssilorLuxottica will offer you rewarding experiences and the opportunity to develop your skills every day. Working at our Silverwater office, you will enjoy:

  • A generous yearly product allowance for you to spend across our portfolio of brands
  • Global volunteering opportunities through our OneSight Foundation
  • Wide range of career opportunities across the EssilorLuxottica network
  • Options for a hybrid working environment


Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click apply and send your cover letter and resume today.