Strategic Account Director - Trend Forecasting Information Provider

ABR Associates Ltd
City of London, London
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Strategic Account Director - Salary Circa £50k + Uncapped Commission; OTE £70k - £75k + Benefits

Do you have a passion for Account Management / Sales and an interest in market trends, innovation or the creative sectors?

If the answer is yes then please read on!

Our client is a leading trend forecasting information provider for global consumer markets based in Central London servicing a diverse range of clients within advertising & marketing, fashion, beauty, interior brands and retailers, travel & tourism and consumer electronics.

Due to growth opportunities our client is currently looking to recruit for a Strategic Account Director for their Account Management team in Central London.

You will be responsible for managing, maintaining / retaining and growing revenue from existing clients with leading brands in the UK dealing with senior level decision makers including Heads of Strategy / Heads of Innovation / Heads of Research and developing 'long term’ relationships whilst at the same time making sure clients are happy with the services they are receiving and providing any additional training required.

There will be an emphasis on renewing existing contracts whilst also cross selling / upselling other services including bespoke research / advisory services / consulting.

This is very much a client facing role and will offer an ambitious Account Manager / Account Director plenty of autonomy and progression to work for this super cool and trendy research firm.

About You

  • Degree educated
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in business development or account management
  • Experience of selling market research or advisory services
  • Good knowledge / experience of market trends
  • Commercially aware with experience of managing, growing and developing key accounts
  • Experience of selling and presenting face to face to senior level decision makers
  • Experience of selling into Retail / Consumer / FMCG / Media / Agencies

If you feel this is something you would be interested in and have the necessary experience please email your CV to us. We look forward to hearing from you!

ABR Associates Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role and specialises in placing candidates into permanent positions within Media / Digital, Technology / SAAS, Market Research, Events & Business Information.

Due to high volumes of applicants we regret that we can only contact those who are invited to interview. Should you not have heard from us within 2 weeks you may assume you have not been successful at this time but we thank you for your time and interest in the role.