Graduate Account Manager

08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Graduate Account Manager. Field role across the midlands – Birmingham, Nottingham etc

Salary: £20,000 (£28K OTE)


Sector: Insurance

A leading employee benefits and financial services group, our client is relied upon by 2 million employees across 550 businesses. They’re looking for Graduate Account Managers to help fuel their continued, spectacular growth!

The successful graduate will initially work closely with and shadow a senior sales person. You will create your own sales plan with your manager – our client prioritises your development. Strategically generating new business, the Graduate Account Manager will contact prospective clients over the phone, via email and social media. Developing rapport with existing clients to ensure return business, you will confidently deliver client proposals and presentations face to face in the field.

As your earning potential climbs, so will your responsibilities. Building and maintaining relationships with major and key accounts, you will manage your own stable of clients along the route into senior sales or a managerial position.   

A raft of benefits awaits the successful candidate! A company car, generous salary package and a welcoming working culture with plenty of socials are all on hand to ensure you adjust to the role quickly!

The Role:

- Shadow and learn from a senior sales professional, developing a personal sales plan
- Strategically identify new clients, generating leads by contacting prospective customers
- Deliver client presentations and proposals in order to win new and consolidate existing business
- Negotiate with clients, following up on proposals  and closing business
- Manage your own territory, taking ownership of your own client base

Benefits/What you get:

- A competitive basic salary of £20,000
- Y1 OTE of £28K!
- A company car
- Industry renowned training
- A welcoming, friendly atmosphere with plenty of socials
- Excellent scope for progression
- Lucrative bonus/incentive schemes
- Healthcare package
- Flexiblity in schedule


- Educated to degree level
- Ambitious
- Naturally confident

Next Steps:

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(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven’t heard from us within 28 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.)