Business Account Executive

Business Account Executive

  • Location

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Permanent Division

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Suzanne Wheatcroft

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Our client, an established and leading training company require a Business Account Executive to join the busy training department. You will be responsible for establishing, building and nurturing long term business relationships with new and existing clients to enable to achieve monthly profiled targets. Your role will play an active part in the selling and endorsement of all services. Self-motivated, self-starter. You will need the ability to work under pressure.

Location: Cardiff

Hours: Mon - Fri 9 - 4.30

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000

Key Responsibilities:

* Responsible for generating business with new and existing clients through various sales activities, including sales visits, appointments, presentations, networking, mail shot activities, telephone sales, cold calling and following up on leads

* You will work closely with the Business Account Manager to formulate account plans for designated clients within designated client portfolio including targets for customer satisfaction, retention and future sales growth

* Maintaining market place knowledge to identify and follow up on new business leads

* Take full ownership of the client and key account management to ensure our approach drives maximum opportunities from the client

* Responsible for achieving business profile requirements and sales targets in line with contractual requirements and key performance indicators

* Accountable for dealing with speculative calls, new enquiries, aftercare and client service calls in a timely and professional manner

* Liaising with on-boarding team to retain overall responsibility for ensuring all paperwork requirements

* You must demonstrate commercial awareness of business opportunities arising and adopt a proactive approach to business generation

* Accountable for reporting sales activity, data and forecasts weekly/monthly in accordance with business requirements

The Ideal Candidate:

* Experience of working in a target driven commercial environment

* Sales Experience

* Strong networking skills

* Presentation and report writing experience

* Experience within client relationships management / customer service / sales

* You must have full driving licence with use of own vehicle

* Influencing and negotiating skills

* Highly organised with a structured approach to work

* Ability to work to deadlines and targets

* An understanding of the local labour market