Sales Account Manager

Location
Hungerford
Salary
£20000 - £34000 per annum
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
00096828
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Sales
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reports to Inside Sales Manager
Based: Hungerford, RG17
Employment Type: Full time 35 hours per week

A fantastic opportunity for an Account Manager to join this business based in Hungerford. This is a highly successful technology business, publishing industry leading websites. Combined these sites achieve over 20 million visitors a year. Having achieved fantastic growth for several years they have exciting plans to grow substantially in the coming years by connecting care seekers to care providers.

About this role:
The Account Manager will play a key role in increasing revenue by account managing and upselling to existing and potential clients; generating leads, qualifying prospects and managing sales of services across their websites. They are the first point of contact for their clients and expected to provide first-class levels of customer service, whilst increasing client spend.

The day-to-day duties of the Account Manager are to help clients to utilise their services in an effective manner, effectively manage their sales funnel and provide new customers with a first-class onboarding experience.

Key responsibilities:

- Build strong relationships with customers through impeccable levels of account management
- Engage and interact with decision-makers at all levels to identify new and emerging business opportunities
- Educate customers on how products or services can benefit them financially and professionally
- Provide statistical feedback on success of client advertising to maintain/develop high renewal rates
- Represent company at industry events to develop new business
- Liaise with Accounts to help resolve any queries raised by the customer in relation to invoices
- Maintain records of all sales leads and client accounts on CRM

The ideal candidate:

- Adept at telephone negotiation and a first-class telephone manner
- Experience in the account management and selling of software / digital advertising
- Possess exceptional customer relationship skills with individuals at all levels
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Confident, resilient and persistent
- A hunger for product and commercial knowledge
- The drive and tenacity to succeed and be motived and determined to deliver
- Confidence and professionalism in being able to convey and discuss our offering
- Possesses a desire to improve processes and be part of a successful sales team

Salary and Benefits:

- Salary in the region of £20,000 - £22,000 depending on experience
- Commission dependent on performance in the region of £12,000
- £4,000 per annum discretionary company bonus scheme
- 25 days holiday
- 6% employer pension contribution
- Other great perks

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