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Key Account Manager

Leicestershire County Council
Grove Park, Enderby, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and growing sales across a number of key geographical areas for ESPO. The customer base will include schools and academy trusts, as well as other public sector customers such as local authorities and charities. In addition to developing existing accounts you will also help to grow our business by targeting suitable new accounts.

You will help to prepare annual sales forecasts and annual/monthly coverage plans for your areas, and report to the senior sales and marketing team against the agreed targets, forecasts and plans. Using a CRM system, you will also help to maintain accurate customer contact information and you will also provide market feedback and intelligence for your areas, and help to ensure that our customers receive a truly excellent customer experience.

Please note you are required to have a driving licence for this role.

About You:

Ideally you will have:
  • Formal sales coaching qualification/courses.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven experience in a medium to large company, preferably in the education sector
  • Proven sales relationship and/or account management experience
  • Reporting to budget forecasts and sales targets
  • Excellent presentation skills to deliver to customer and specialist groups
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Wed also expect you to shareour commitment to our valuesand will ask you to evidence when you have demonstrated them as part of the interview process.

What we offer:
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to employee benefits portal
  • 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing to 31 after 5 years service), and a scheme to buy additional leave.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with a generous employer contribution.
  • Opportunities for learning development, including CIPS/CIM
  • Great office location next to Fosse Park, with free on-site parking and easy access to M1 and M69.

Interested in Flexible Working?

We are keen to support employees to balance their working life with other commitments. Therefore,wherever possible, we will consider working arrangements that suit an individuals personal circumstanceswhilst still meeting the needs of ESPO. If you would like to discuss the possible flexible working options that might be applicable to this role, please contact the person named below. This mayinclude requests for term-time working, part-time hours, compressed hours, flexible start and finish times, home/remote working, etc.

Closing Date: 23rd June 2024

Interviews: TBC


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