Account Director

Posted 1 week ago by Anderson Associates Recruitment Ltd
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Account Director

Salford Quays, Manchester

£60,000 basic salary + £60,000 Uncapped OTE (£120,000+ package)

Car Allowance, Healthcare + Corporate Benefits

Full IT Portfolio, Cloud, Data Centre, Managed Services, Security and Consultancy

An excellent opportunity for an experienced Account Director at a market leading solutions organisation specialising in data storage, virtualisation, cloud services and managed services. Providing consultancy and technology that deliver successful business outcomes for their clients.

Solving business challenges for over 20 years, through the design and delivery of award-winning IT solutions and services across a range of sectors and industries. From infrastructure and cloud solutions to managed service and support, our client works with some of the leading vendors in the world to deliver outstanding solutions.

Experiencing an exciting period of growth and backed by a further round of investment, they are looking for driven individuals with a passion for sales and an understanding of the sector, to continue and join in their success.

About the Role

  • Identify and generate new prospects and convert them into key accounts
  • Deliver sales growth across both managed cloud services and solutions business: identify, create, campaign and close IT solution sales opportunities within the customer base
  • Effectively build, manage and maintain long-term customer relationships at the highest level (both new and existing accounts), to serve as a trusted adviser
  • Generate new business by means of using existing industry network, prospecting and customer networks, in conjunction with our clients marketing activities
  • Continually update and develop product and market knowledge
  • Structured and methodical approach to understanding a customer’s requirements/problems
  • Identify and generate new prospects and convert them into key accounts
  • Develop and manage key accounts to their full potential
  • Continually update and develop product and market knowledge


  • Experience in a similar sales role within the managed services industry and/or IT solutions
  • A proven IT sales track record, ideally in high-end products and solutions
  • A natural ability to build customer rapport
  • Self-motivation and ambition
  • The ability to manage time and workload
  • A natural business acumen
  • Experience of working at senior levels within a company
  • A proven ability to develop and close business opportunities
  • Excellent communication skills, (oral and written)
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Proven ability to achieve financial and personal targets
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach

Why you should join:

With a fantastic company culture you will benefit from a true family feel and a company that genuinely cares and invests in their employees, they have been awarded the investors in people gold award and have a truly supportive management and career development structure. You will also benefit from:

  • Uncapped and reward driven commission structure
  • Excellent basic salary
  • Equity options
  • Huge potential for growth and further senior responsibilities within the organisation
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Flexible working environment pre and post Covid
  • Tailored training and development plans to help you progress in your career with our client
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Multiple exciting company paid social events

To apply for this exciting opportunity simply submit your CV and one of our consultants will be in touch.

Reference: 41458304

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