Head of Account Management

Recruiter
Plumpton College
Location
Hove, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1267255171
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Plumpton College are looking to recruit a Head of Account Management towork in our award-winning team. You will be working on a full time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of initially £36,011 to £40,573 (with an opportunity to progress up to £54,498 subject to performance).

The Head of Account Management role:

We are looking to recruit an energetic and ambitious Head of Account Management to work with a small team of account managers selling apprenticeships to businesses and creating opportunities for cross selling other products and services.

Plumpton College is a highly commercial organisation with less than half of its funding coming from government. Having recently won several prestigious national apprenticeship contracts and investing in new facilities, we are looking for a talented and committed individual to realise the sales potential of a progressive and growing College.

This roll will lead the Account Management team, manage key business-to-business relationships and develop the College's sales strategy. You and your team will embody the values of the College; Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do.

As ourHead of Account Management you'll need to meet the below criteria:

- Experience of successful business development including sales and account management

- Proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales targets

- Strong leadership skills, able to manage a team and deputise for the Finance Director with internal and external stakeholders

- Strong relationship building skills support by written and verbal communication skills

- Excellent computer skills and Microsoft Office experience including advanced Excel and accounting software

- Highly organised, able to work flexible and prioritise tasks in a busy environment with tight deadlines

- Demonstrate a commitment to customer service of internal and external stakeholders with a positive 'can do' attitude and growth mind-set

- Experience of further education and knowledge of ESFA funding (desirable)

- Level 6 relevant qualification (desirable)

Benefits of becoming our Head of Account Management:

- 26 days annual leave and UK Bank Holidays

- Up to 7 additional Christmas closure days

- Competitive salary

- Local Government Pension Scheme

- Free on-site parking

Plumpton College is a medium sized organisation with over 3000 students, a turnover of £18m and a rich and diverse business portfolio aligned to the needs of the land based and rural sector across the South East. The college has a clear strategic plan, excellent resources and a drive for continuous quality improvement.

At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do - if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we'd like to hear from you!

Closing date for applications: Monday 30th September 2019 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: week commencing 7th October 2019

If you'd like to join our team as our new Head of Account Management then please click 'apply' today, we'd love to hear from you!

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