Rawtenstall based – Hybrid working (3 office days per week)

Permanent role Monday – Friday

£22,000 – £24,000 per year dependent on experience & open ended commission

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING?

As our Account Executive, you should have excellent communication skills, and the ability to manage key accounts and build relationships with clients and customers.

With a focus on inbound and outbound B2B telephone calls to increase awards entries and sell event tickets, this is a varied role for someone that’s able to work on several projects at any one time.

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • Someone with previous account management or sales experience, who wants to build a career for themselves in sales
  • Someone with the ability to manage key accounts and build relationships with clients, customers and the team
  • Someone who’s agile and able to identify, contact and win new business
  • Someone who can manage key accounts and retain valued customers throughout the calendar year
  • Someone who knows that relationships don’t just work via email – the phone will be your friend and you’ll love talking
  • Someone who has the ability to cross sell our events portfolio to clientele
  • Someone who’s exceptionally organised
  • Someone who’s meticulous with figures and target driven – you’ll need to know your pipeline and you’ll be on the ball with payments and invoicing
  • Someone who understands that the 9 to 5 doesn’t really apply – you’ll always want to build your knowledge and wont view work as clock-in, clock-out
  • Someone who’s ambitious and willing to be creative with the role – there’s a huge opportunity for growth within the company for the right person
  • Someone who’s determined, optimistic and able to work in a fast-paced and lively office
  • Someone who views work as a career, not a job – you’ll have ambition
  • Someone who can get to & from our office in Rawtenstall

WHAT DO WE NEED?

  • A positive attitude and high levels of personal motivation
  • 1-2 years’ experience in an account management, sales or customer service role
  • The ability to manage multiple accounts and build strong relationships
  • The ability to generate new and interesting ideas
  • Effective time management skills
  • Ability to operate under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to multitask across numerous complex projects
  • An understanding of HubSpot, or a willingness to learn
  • The ability to work effectively with the wider Don’t Panic team
  • Ability to develop professional relationships in all aspects of the position that resulting in stable, consistent, reliable and courteous communications with all parties

BENEFITS

  • A generous holiday policy including 22 days annual leave, bank holidays off, Christmas closure and birthday off.
  • Additional loyalty holidays
  • Mental health day off
  • Summer hours in July and August
  • Quarterly social events
  • Local business discount scheme
  • Flexible, hybrid working
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies

 

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