Account Executive

Recruiter
Shepherd Stubbs
Location
Bedford
Salary
£19000 - £20000/annum Free parking, good holidays
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking to recruit an Account Executive. If you are a Graduate with either a Business Degree or Marketing Degree and are looking for a role where you are happy to start from grass roots level this could be for you!

Initially you will be in a support role to the Account Management team, you would then migrate over to service some accounts leading to an account management role. This process may take up to 12 months depending on the your ability and/or background.

Our client is also happy to consider candidates with relevant experience or industry experience (Have a sound understanding of the data solutions and direct marketing industry), the salary offered will reflect this.

Initially you will be required to provide support to the account management team, learning the count tools and providing supplier liaison and account management support. There will be some account management as soon as the training has been completed. The AE will also support the marketing manager with campaign co-ordination.

The key is to learn the business thoroughly and to progress to running a portfolio of accounts and progressing to Account Manager supporting existing clients and supporting new enquiries.

The type of person our client is looking for must be:-

• Committed to personal development through structured training and self-learning
• Have excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels.
• Have a personable and professional attitude
• Ability to work well in a team environment
• Enjoy learning (training will be provided but a degree of self-learning will be expected)
• Be smart in appearance, intelligent and reliable

Computer skills:

• Develop a sound knowledge of the business systems following full training provided during induction period.
• Proficient in all standard Microsoft programmes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Package

Salary dependent on experience or Graduate starting salary level.
20 days holiday + public holidays and extra days off over Xmas
Free parking