Account Manager / Relationship Manager

Recruiter
FS1 Sales, Marketing, Digital & Creative
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
06 May 2017
Closes
05 Jun 2017
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Account Manager / Relationship Manager

Location: Milton Keynes, commutable from Northampton, Aylesbury, Luton, Dunstable & Bedford

Salary: £30k plus excellent benefits

A newly created role for an Account Manager/Relationship Manager working for a market leader with ambitious expansions plans growth, the role will focus on Sales and Marketing activity for a unique online platform.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager you will be responsible for delivering a clear, compelling message to business partners ensuring they understand the benefits of the platform.

This role requires a confident, outgoing self-starter who will show real initiative. You will be able to build rapport quickly and easily, adapting your tactics to work partners and develop lasting partnerships.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Marketing Manager to define and execute strategy to on-board new partners
  • Meet KPIs and targets for building relationships
  • Developing messaging and tactics to best reach target market
  • Present and provide demos of the system to potential partners
  • Warm and cold calling
  • Support the Marketing team with training for partners
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining collateral, supported by the Marketing team
  • Copy writing of content for collateral and emails
  • Management of events and training, which will include design of event structure, management of speakers and delegates, pre- and post-event communication, along with reporting on event ROI
  • Continually building communication with providers, both initially and on an ongoing basis, with support from the Marketing team
  • In the future, there is the potential for this role to build a team of staff to manage these activities on a national basis

Essential Skills:

  • Degree - ideally 2:1 or above
  • Experience of building excellent relationships within a b2b environment
  • Excellent presentation skills and experience of presenting to a variety of audiences
  • Excellent written communication - must be able to create exciting and engaging copy
  • Must be able to work independently and take initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Good work ethic and ambitious to exceed expectations
  • Excellent verbal communication - cold and warm calling

The person:

  • Creative and ambitious approach to work
  • Self-starter with an outgoing attitude
  • A people person
  • Inquisitive and willing to help out where needed
  • High achiever with ambitions to progress career quickly
  • Strong work ethic with willingness
  • Flexible to travel as required

This is a great opportunity for someone to take responsibility and innovate new ways of managing and growing the marketplace over the next few years. For the right person, there will be opportunities to really develop yourself within this young business, as well as help to shape the future of the company.