A management consultancy which has a solid business plan, an enviable client list and big ambitions for the future, is looking for an Part time Account Manager to join its growing account management function. Working with an experienced team, the role will be heavily supported to succeed but the business has high expectations.
The role will pay up to a £50,000 basic salary (which will then be pro rata'd). The expectation is that they will hire someone for 2.5 or 3 days equivalent hours, so a basic salary of up to £25,000 - £30,000 is budgeted for.
Transferring your account management skills into their business, they seek an experienced account manager that can look after a small portfolio of small to medium size customers. As a result, the business is very keen and able to open the opportunity up to people who are seeking and / or require a part time role.
The part time nature could be 3 full days, or the equivalent of 3 full days, with hours spread across 5 days, perhaps working around childcare or caring responsibilities.
Duties will include (but not be limited to) liaising with current customers to deepen relationships, conduct quarterly business consultations, attending events, building databases, assisting with marketing campaigns and assisting in responding to customer enquiries for the businesses service. The role will also assist in the tendering process for new instructions.
The overall focus for the role is to deepen client engagement, ensure renewal of the service and realise new opportunities for account growth.
Working within established business relationships, the role will enjoy liaising with customers who are already familiar with the business, so interactions will be familiar and warm.
The businesses customer base is top level, C suite executives. You will be expected to have the confidence, capability and attention to detail to work effectively with senior level executives.
To apply to this role, you should have some experience as an account manager from business services / consultancy style businesses. It would be very interesting if you have worked for businesses that have a membership model in place. You should have a stable career history, one that demonstrates that you can build long lasting relationships and deliver growth across accounts (longevity of service in previous roles is deemed as very important by this employer).
The successful candidate will be confident, credible, hardworking and self-starting. The successful candidate will inquisitive and personable, a great relationship builder who has excellent relationship management skills.