Account Executive

Location:
Cardiff, UK
Department:
Commercial

 The Account Executive role holds responsibility for renewing the membership of the Safe Contractor customer base products via telephone, e-mail and web chat. 

What that means day to day

On a day-to-day basis, the Account Executive will consult with customers predominantly over the phone, both inbound and outbound to existing contractors to renew their membership of the Safe Contractor scheme. You will encourage customers to purchase additional Safe Contractor and Alcumus products after establishing their needs and take a consultative approach to overcome any concerns they may have. 

 

You will ensure that the CRM is kept up to date with correct information relating to the contractor as well as recommending new ideas and methods of working to ensure that a high conversion rate of contractors renewing the scheme is attained. 

 

The Account Executive is responsible for responding effectively to contractor queries regarding membership, including basic Health & Safety requirements and membership features & benefits. In addition to this, you will also be responsible for creating a productivity plan to ensure weekly milestones are set and achieve individual and team KPIs.

What you’ll need to be successful

Essential 

  • Telesales and objection handling experience
  • Phone-based customer service experience
  • Ability to articulate and deliver an effective sales process
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Competent with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise and work within deadlines
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Positive and outgoing
  • Ability to work effectively within a team
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Creative, dynamic and enthusiastic 



Desirable
GCSE’s (with A*-C in Maths and English)

What you’ll get in return

FOR THE HERE AND NOW – We provide a mature and flexible ‘work your way’ culture, generous holiday allowance, a ‘giving day’ to give back to others, enhanced family friendly leave (regardless of gender), an employee assistance programme, 24-hour online GP, gym discounts, cover for a variety of healthcare, dental, optical and wellbeing treatments/services, a cycle to work scheme and paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell.

FOR FUN – You spend a significant percentage of your time with your colleagues (and what a great bunch of people they are!) and it’s important to us that everyone contributes to an environment that is positive and full of laughs. We’ve always got something going on, from charity events and competitions to recognition events and awards and we encourage our teams to get involved and have fun along the way.

FOR THE FUTURE – To set you up for later on in life, we provide an enhanced pension scheme with generous employer contributions and a life assurance policy for peace of mind. We offer a plethora of development resources and support, including access to LinkedIn learning to support you as you develop your career with us. Last year alone we filled nearly 30% of our roles with internal candidates (which equates to almost 50 people being promoted!) 

Sound interesting so far?

What you can expect if you apply:

·       A response to your application within 10 working days

·       An interview process consisting of:

o   An initial discovery call with the recruiter

o   A first stage interview via Microsoft Teams 

o   Additional interview (likely face to face) with the stakeholders you’ll be working with closely in the role

We’re keen to ensure our hiring process allows you to be at your best, so if you need us to make any adjustments, please just let us know.

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  • Reporting To: Samantha Webley & Jamie Gooden
  • Employment Type: full_time