Account Manager

  • Location
    Brighton, East Sussex
  • Salary
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Business Development
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Sales and Retail
  • External Reference

Account Sales Manager

Salary; £29.000 + OTE Annual Bonus (around 30% uncapped)

Location; Brighton

Working Hours; 37.5 hours a week Mon-Fri

Fantastic Opportunity to join a rapidly expanding international company in Brighton,

There are three key areas of responsibility:

Sponsor Relationship and Account Management

� Effectively develops relationships with Sponsor; takes personal responsibility for resolving issues; focuses on solving the issue rather than allocating blame

� Follows up on any complaints to ensure effective delivery; supports colleagues with difficult situations

and corrects any errors made to client bookings

� Discusses and outlines requirements required in accordance to client's request

Manages the client's expectations and outline the process whilst keeping client up to speed on all the latest developments

� Helps the Sponsor identify exact needs; can translate complex requirements into accurate student booking or change to booking

� Ensures high standards are maintained in Sponsors delivery; Processes all Sponsors requests within the agreed SLA

� Drive and manage account development to generate revenue

� To deal with Digital leads within the agreed SLA and provide regular feedback to Marketing

Sponsor Business Development

� Creates new leads and opportunities and works with relevant stakeholders to develop sales opportunities

� Create solutions to the sponsor needs and works to save bookings from cancelling

� Use your skills to create exceptional relationships as the sale moves forward

� Working closely with HOS (Head of Sponsors) to promote products and solutions for the growth of key accounts

� Present new products and services at every opportunity to generate new business

� Following up on students' bookings with sponsors to and closely manage arrival to centres or chosen accommodation

Business Administration

� Maintains accurate use and knowledge of IT systems

� Utilises excellent computer skills and knowledge of MS Office packages, Internet, email, Skype, phone and social media to deliver a high standard of communication

� Delivering a reliable administrative support and customer service through handling enquiries from sponsors by Telephone, E-Mail, Live Chat or Skype

� Processing new student bookings; changing as required booking and accommodation by request, issuing documentation as required to fulfil the student booking journey

� Processing requests to cancel bookings; chasing arrival information and ensuring bookings are postponed when required, reducing 'no shows' to centres


� Strong interpersonal and communication skills

� Flexible approach to working

� Provides excellent customer service to customers, decision making, problem solving with strong negotiation skills

� Excellent computer skills, with good knowledge of word, excel & PowerPoint

Holiday; 20 days + Birthday extended 2 days after 1 year of service

Parking; Parking first come first served

Subsidized canteen

Average 30% commission (uncapped)

We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact initial successful applicants.

If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then your application has been unsuccessful.

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Please apply with your CV to: Samantha Jones