Account Director

Recruiter
The Talent Boutique
Location
South East London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Ref
1285891722
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
Account Director - London Do you want to work for a company that do things a bit differently? A unique opportunity has presented itself to work for a friendly and passionate leader in the technology sector. What we are looking for: We are looking to appoint an Account Director who is able to continue to build mutually beneficial relationships with all clients assigned to them, as well as identifying and closing new business. Ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the client's business plans and their challenges, to enable your offering to be positioned favourably, and deliver products and services that enhance their brilliance. This role will have a new business focus in the public sector (EG: central government, DWP, HMRC, NHS etc) Essential experience: Selling technology solutions into the public sector is essential due to the understanding and knowledge required of public sector framework, restrictions and guidelines. On top of a fantastic basic salary you can expect an OTE of £150,000 Top featured benefits (not conclusive): 25 days annual leave bank holidays Life assurance (4 times salary) Business travel insurance Private medical insurance Birthday day off Employee referral scheme (£2000 per referral) Membership to professional bodies Study assistance 4% Matched Pension This superb employer offers exceptional market leading benefits for their employees (further information can be provided on full package) Working hours and in office commitment: The working hours for this position are 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. The role will require weekly on-site attendance with clients old and new. You would be expected to be in the office on average 1-2 days per week. Key role

responsibilities:
Generating leads, identifying and closing new business opportunities including within existing client accounts Maintaining clients through good customer care, strong negotiation and maintaining close relationships Forecast and track key account metrics (E.G. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts), maintaining accurate records in the contact management system, in the pipeline and in all peripheral systems to ensure good customer service and reporting Serve as lead point of contact for all client account management matters Build and maintain strong, long lasting client relationships Negotiate contracts and close agreements maximising profits Develop trusted advisor relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors Ensure the timely and successful delivery of solutions according to customer needs and objectives Clearly communicate the progress of monthly and quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders Prepare reports on account status Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed Required experience: Proven professional experience as an account manager or similar relevant role Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels within an organisation (including executive and C-Level) Solid experience with CRM software and MS office packages, in particular MS Excel Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects simultaneously, whilst maintaining crucial attention to detail. About the employer: As a recruiter it is a delight to be able to source and select top talent for such an innovative market-leading brand. The company's values are evident in how they conduct themselves as not only a service provider but also as an employer. Whilst they are client focused always 'Thinking Client' they also pride themselves in challenging boundaries and passionately delivering a noticeably exceptional service. With this employer you will learn daily and be part of a culture that encourages others to continually learn and develop. You will take ownership in your work and approach challenges with positivity and enthusiasm. Whilst working to this proven business model there is always opportunity to create value in everything you do If this is the role for you, then we would love to hear from you Please ensure your CV is up to date prior to application. Due to the volume of applications, we are not always able to come back to unsuccessful parties to provide feedback. Please keep an eye on The Talent Boutiques social media and website for more information about what we do, market insights and job seeking tips The Talent Boutique acts as an Employment Agency for Permanent and Fixed Term Contract Recruitment. The Talent Boutique does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and adheres to all other relevant UK legislation. By applying for a vacancy with The Talent Boutique you are agreeing to our data and privacy policy which can be found on our website: www.TheTalentBoutique.uk Please Note: We are only able to accept applications from candidates that have the right to work in the UK

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