Head of Account Management

Plumpton College
Hove, UK
18 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
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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