National Retail Account Executive- Gift Card

Posted 1 February by Skylight Search Consultants

Would you describe yourself as high achieving, successful, motivated or a determined self- starter? Then this Retail Account Executive role could be just the one for you...

We are working with an exciting gift card company who are seeking a National Retail Account Executive. The candidate would ideally be a successful ecommerce/ retail individual, experienced in the payment, "pre-paid" or Gift card/voucher or Affiliate marketing sectors.

The candidate will have key Account Executive skills at their core and the ability to embrace the challenge of a fast-growing gift card business; accelerating this client as a premier player in the UK gift card market.

Reporting to the Account Manager, the candidate will be an impressive individual, with a proven track record of success when supporting the development of accounts. They will have the ability to "hit the ground running".

Responsibilities

  • Tasked with and take responsibility of supporting the Account Manager in order to execute highly effective account development plans to maximize revenue
  • To support the Account Manager with execution of a comprehensive business account plan strategy
  • Cooperate closely with the Business Development, Marketing and Operations teams
  • Support with forecasting and reporting
  • Support the business with any other day to day requirements

Experience

  • 1+ years of direct Account Executive experience
  • Experience within the UK retail market with an emphasis on Gift cards/vouchers/affiliates and prepaid would be advantageous.
  • Experience of assisting in the pre-sale, leading implementation and delivering account plan processes
  • Preferred Knowledge and experience in "payment," "pre-paid" or Gift card/voucher or Affiliate marketing would be a substantial advantage.

Personal Attributes and Abilities

  • A self-starter, determined and ambitious professional, driven by the need to succeed.
  • Highly motivated with a can-do attitude and focus on results.
  • Superb communication and presentation skills both written and oral.
  • A creative thinker with strong analytical and strategic abilities.
  • Superb people skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Easy going and adaptable with the ability to thrive in a flexible and autonomous environment.
  • Culturally aware with ability to adapt and embrace new business practices and modes of behaviour

Salary: Up to £27k + Bonus (up to 10%)

Required skills

  • Key Accounts
  • Account Executives
  • Gift Cards
  • Gift Vouchers
  • Pre-paid

Reference: 34075915

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