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  • REFERENCE
  • EB
  • JOB TYPE
  • Permanent Vacancies
  • SALARY
  • £25,000-£35,000
  • LOCATION
  • Berkhamsted

Date posted: July 15, 2021

Job Description

Position: Account Executive
•Location: Berkhamsted
•Salary: £30,000 per annum
•Contract: Permanent, Full-time
•(Flexibility is required to meet the demands of the business)

Our Client:

Our client is a retail technology company on a mission to build a same hour FMCG marketplace focused on continuously providing high quality personalised corporate gifts, products and services.

They bring customers things you’d both want and need, ensuring that everything you receive is useful and brings joy. To date, they’ve helped celebrate thousands of birthdays, events, and special moments around the globe with their gift boxes. They now have an extensive product range suitable for almost every occasion, along with a marketplace where single items can be purchased.

Whether it’s the unique presentation of products, the amazing delivery service, the experience on their website; their teams are focused on delighting our customers with genuine care.

Skills Required

As an Account Executive you will be developing the market from positioning to close and collaborate closely with a fantastic team providing high quality products & services.

Join our client and make an impact!

The Job As the Account Executive you will be responsible for winning and growing corporate client opportunities & relationships. You are a builder and can establish strategic relationships in key industries through your own business development and networking activities with support from the Sales Development and Marketing functions. You will qualify and develop leads, position our clients products and materials, build and present proposals and close the deals. You will ensure a seamless handover to the Fulfilment teams to ensure future business and references. The right person is an entrepreneur at heart, a hunter and has the energy and experience to help build the market and meaningful relationships on behalf of our cilent. You will closely collaborate with the Sales Team, Marketing, Delivery and Sales Leadership. You will be part of a fast growing international company with operations in the UK and Asia. The sales organisation offers a fantastic opportunity to be a key contributor and to develop professionally as we grow in size.

Responsibilities

Have a proven track record of success, selling full sales cycle deals of up to £100K plus in value, developing account relationships at all levels including VP & C-level executives
Ability to work in a start-up environment where resourcefulness and creativity is a must
Are able to sell effectively virtually and in person
Are entrepreneurial, ambitious and thrive in fast paced environments
You excel in a team environment and are an effective collaborator. international experience is preferred
Are passionate about startups and positioning high quality bespoke products & services
Are industrious and result oriented and possesses well rounded business acumen.
Are an excellent articulate communicator
Like challenges
Are industrious, results oriented, data driven and a natural researcher
Are efficient and organised (forecasting and planning)

Additional Information

•Bachelor’s degree plus sales / account management experience in product and services sales or equivalent experience is preferred
•Demonstrated sales productivity (CRM, pipeline, forecasting, account / territory planning)
•Experienced in sales & sales qualification methodologies.

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy, which is being advertised by Smart10 Recruitment Group, who are acting as an employment agency / business. Your application will be considered in competition with others and we will contact you within 3 working days if you have been shortlisted.

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