Graduate Account Executive

Recruiter
Purchasing Professionals
Location
Leeds
Salary
£17000/annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Graduate Account Development Executive - Permanent - Leeds - £17,000 + (apprx £3K in the 1st year bonus)

START DATE 31st JULY 2017

An incredible opportunity has arisen in Leeds for a number of Graduate Account Development Executives to be a part of a very successful team where your input is essential to the success of the whole business.

Being centrally based you have the access to excellent public transport links, train and bus stations are only 15 minutes’ walk.

To set the scene, this client is looking for ambitious, confident and enthusiastic professional who want to succeed and forge a career in Sales and Account Management.

There is so much opportunity to be noticed for your input and you will be rewarded handsomely. A place where you are 'NOT just a number’ but an essential member of the team to grow the brand and promote best practice

Summary of role

Provides various sales and administrative support activities. Identifies, enhances and follows specific processes and procedures to maximise efficiencies across the department.

Key Responsibilities

• Responsible for supporting the Account Managers in all aspects of client/account management, helping to deliver client specific activity and provide an interface between the client and the internal delivery functions
• Manage a portfolio of client accounts, offering support, guidance and assistance as required
• Develop a working understanding of client organisational and operational structures to understand how products are used and to ensure that all growth opportunities are maximised, and any revenue risks are identified

Key Tasks

• Has limited direct contact with clients and no authority for negotiation.
• Produce weekly and monthly reports as required
• Maintain up to date knowledge of relevant products and services offered
• Maintain and update CRM system records
• Assist finance with processing invoices and raising purchase orders
• Carry out welcome calls to new clients
• Work closely with the Sales team to develop leads and assist in the marketing strategy
• Collate relevant information for Client Service Reviews
• Produce client specific MI within agreed timelines
• Book and arrange online demonstrations/ account reviews
• Qualify inbound prospects / leads before securing appointments
• Gather relevant information regarding the sector and products and disseminate that information to both Sales and Marketing
• Action all client contact report issues and feedback to Account Manager
• Ensure that the clients’ expectations in terms of campaign deliverables, service and efficiencies are met
• Ensure all issues are addressed and managed and that clients and internal stakeholders are continually updated and informed
• Update and maintain internal process documents

This role offers candidates with limited experience a chance to start a very progressive career within a leading Financial Solutions business