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Account Manager - Education Software

Posted 2 February by Mitchell Chase Ended

Account Manager

Software for the Education Sector

South West (work from home)

£35,000 - £40,000 basic salary

Company Car

Uncapped OTE

We are looking for an experienced Account Management Professional to join a flourishing sales team selling complex software solutions into the education sector, with a focus on FE Colleges across the UK.

The Role:

- To manage c.25 customers across the South West, all of which will be FE (Further Education) Colleges

- To build relationships across all influences and decision makers to become a trusted adviser within your 25 accounts

-To achieve targets across retention, renewals and new business through cross selling other products and services

- To fully understand the products and services that the company offers by working with other departments and attending training and development sessions

- To respond to bids or tenders as and when required with the support of the bid team

- To ensure a high level of activity across your assigned customer base, with accurate site visit reports being completed

- To accurately forecast on a monthly / quarterly basis and ensure agreed targets are met / exceeded

The Ideal Candidate

- A proven and successful sales professional with experience in selling to the public sector - ideally including education, with a real bonus being experience selling specifically to Further Education Colleges

- Experience in selling complex IT Solutions - ideally complex software solutions

- High value relationship management skills

- Drive and ambition along with a hunger to take advantage of an uncapped commission scheme

- A willingness to travel along with a driving licence

This business recognises that the ever changing wold of technology requires continual development and investment, they have a great software development team, a dedicated senior management team and a sales team that are happy to work hard to achieve ambitious goals and objectives. They are a business where with hard work and a strong work ethic, you can expect a long and lucrative career with plenty of development opportunities along the way.

Required skills

  • Account Management
  • Account Manager
  • Further Education
  • Sales
  • Software

Reference: 34386613

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