Account Executive

Directors
  • Greater Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Sales
  • DMj3-1505361ade
  • 03/06/2024
Account Development Executive – Software
Manchester
30k Base, 45k OTE + Executive Benefits
  
Our award-winning client is a fast-growing, highly visible, and well-respected software company with a growing portfolio of mission-critical software products. This innovative, market-leading company delivers both on-premise and cloud-based applications. To meet demand, they have an immediate and exciting opening in Manchester for an Account Development Executive. This exciting company has recently been certified for the 3rd year running as one of the UK's best workplaces for Women.
  
As an Account Development Executive, you will:  
  • Map, and approach warm/Existing prospects
  • Deliver prospect outreach via phone, email, and social media
  • Prepare and deliver demos
  • Question, understand, and establish prospect pain points
  • Guide prospects through the sales process
  • Build strong rapport
  • Negotiate and close sales with existing customers
  • Collaborate with colleagues to help refine the sales playbook
  • Continue personal development and learning
The ideal Account Development Executive will demonstrate the following skills, traits, and experience:    
  • A recent degree
  • 9+ months previous sales (closing) experience
  • Results/target driven
  • Customer-focused mindset
  • Excellent communication in both written and verbal form
  • The ability to learn and understand new products and technology
  • A hunger for career advancement
  • Articulate, competitive, and passionate
  • Go-getter mentality
  • Outgoing with a sense of humour
The successful Account Development Executive can expect:  
  • A starting base salary of 30k
  • A first-year achievable OTE of 45k (top earners 65k+)
  • Massive growth
  • Perks and incentives
  • Private health
  • Generous PTO
  • Learning and development
  • A fun working environment with an epic culture
The Certus Recruitment Group is an established and experienced specialist consultancy providing sales, marketing, and IT recruitment services to the technology sector throughout the UK, Europe, North America, and Australia.
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