Account Manager (Hybrid Working) - Ashburton - Devon

£25k plus commission (£32k OTE) - Sales
Ref: 384 Date Posted: Monday 20 May 2024

Our client works alongside many leading global software publishers, selling ground-breaking technology to resellers both in the UK and across Europe, enabling them to provide software, services, and solutions to end users and businesses.

As an Account Manager, you will be working within a highly successful sales team to proactively develop, manage and grow sales and relationships with existing customers and partners.

Your main responsibilities will be hunting and onboarding new customers, identifying new opportunities, and contacting new leads supporting customers and partners, increasing our brand awareness, and hitting individual and team sales targets.

Whilst you won’t be expected to know your Kernels from your Kubernetes from day one, you will need a head for technology, a passion to learn and a drive to be better every day.

They offer

  • Salary plus commission/bonus schemes
  • Individual Personal Development Plans
  • Personal Trainer
  • Flexible Working arrangements - Once you have passed probation there is an option to work part of the week from home
  • Incentives and Rewards
  • Social Events/Fundraisers/Staff Parties
  • Life Assurance with MetLife
  • Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family
  • Medicash Health Cash Plan
  • Paid Training
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Staff Referral Scheme

All companies say that they have a great culture – Our client is proud that this is reality – They put their people first!

What you'll be doing?

Day-to-day, you will be responsible for developing a thorough understanding of our clients resellers, and their business needs.

  • You will be introducing core product sets to each account focusing on their Strategic Vendors. Profiling your accounts to develop multiple contacts within each account at Sales Support, Account Executive, Account Manager, Project Manager/Management level.
  • Report back to your line manager on sales pipeline/account profitability/sales opportunities/general account activities.
  • Working with the Base Camp team to provide an excellent level of customer service.
  • Introducing Company proposition to both new and existing partners.
  • Establish new business opportunities with targeted accounts through prospecting, networking, qualifying, and closing techniques.
  • Creating a long-term pipeline and strategies.
  • Continually learn about new products and improve your knowledge and selling skills.
  • Providing customer quotations and work closely with other teams to ensure world class service for their customers.
  • Request and source quotes from our strategic suppliers, creating base products to enable quick quotes.
  • Targeted account activity, warm calling – in line with strategic plan.
  • Spotting and acting on upsell, cross-sell, and consolidation of opportunities.
  • Participate in and following up of all marketing activity and vendor campaigns.
  • Be familiar with the Company systems, keep databases up-to-date and engage in product, systems and skills training and development as required.

Could you be part of this enthusiastic technically led team that is at the cutting edge of new and exciting technology?

You’ll have a minimum of two years sales experience.  Their most successful people are commercially minded, focused, supportive, pragmatic and creative. Does this sound like you?

Other traits and skills they're looking for:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to start and build relationships with customers and partners.
  • Understand the complete sales cycle and margin building.
  • Customer focused.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills representing a professional image.
  • A quick learner and someone who will consistently look to build up on knowledge.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Proactive and ambitious to progress.
  • A proven record of onboarding and expanding customer relationships and growing profits.
  • A ‘Hunter’ mentality with a competitive, honest, trusted, and reliable personality.

Fantastic Company culture

They are customer-focused and pride themselves on offering various solutions; to ensure they can solve our customers’ problems they invest time in training and personal development.  To help the team grow the business, they work hard giving everyone balance – hybrid working, a personal trainer, yoga and an employee assistance program are just a few of the ways they do this. Colleagues regularly tell them that their teams are why they love their jobs.

Salary £25,000 plus commission (c£32,000 OTE).

Working in the office in Ashburton, Devon.  Once you have passed probation there is an option to work part of the week from home.