Account Development Executive

Job Title: Account Development Executive
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £23,000 + £8k OTE
  • Contact Name: Jaimini Tailor
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4296

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re proud to be working with an award-winning local company who are looking for an enterprising Account Development Executive to join their knowledgeable and resourceful sales team.
    Through its provision of dedicated specialist account management, the company is extremely well-reputed in their industry and have developed several prestigious partnerships with a number of leading service providers.
    Working within a dynamic sales environment, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate their ability to drive new sales, forecast accurately, plan strategically and negotiate whilst delivering excellent customer service.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Identify new sales opportunities within existing accounts to retain business account management by up-selling and cross-selling in order to grow the base size
    • Build strong customer relationships, engaging the client at key decision maker level in business debates to identify, qualify and close solution opportunities
    • Account manage your customer base, keeping up to date with market and business trends including competitor activities, understanding developments for the client and identifying new and emerging business opportunities
    • Analyse customer needs in order to identify solutions to a problem. Collate information to formulate customer solution


    Skills and experience required:

    • Proven sales experience in account management or new business for small to medium sized businesses
    • Must have good literacy knowledge and skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Must have a full, clean UK driving license
    • Be self-motivated, confident, results driven and able to function independently or as part of a team
    • Strong communication, time management and organisational competencies are necessary to maintain customer satisfaction
    • Analytical skills to identify customer needs and be able to propose a solution of benefit to the customer
    • Demonstrating knowledge, skills, good judgement, and integrity in doing your job
    • Listen and provide solutions diligently and promptly
    • Be answerable and responsible for your decisions and actions
    • Serve with motivation and dedication
    • Ability to work within a team to achieve a common goal
    • Be creative and go the extra mile to deliver results
    • Provide a quality and efficient service to our customers


    Hours of work:

    • Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm (40 hour working week)


    Salary and benefits:

    • £23,000 basic salary plus bonus of up to £8,000