Account Executive

Highbury College
Birmingham, West Midlands
£25,000.00 - £29,999.00 Per Year, Up to £27,000
04 Sep 2019 11:15
20 Oct 2019 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant, Adviser, Apprentice
Accounting / Finance / Funding
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Account Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Account Executive

Job Title:              Account Executive

Hours:                  Full Time    

Contract:              Permanent

Salary:                  Up to £27,000 dependant on qualifications and experience.

Do you have the enthusiasm, drive and ability to make a difference to an Amazing College?

Does your current role lack a challenge?

Do you want to work for a college with over 50 years teaching and learning experience within a friendly and professional team of specialist experts?


The Account Executive is responsible to the Sales Manager for providing high quality services in order to enable the college to meet objectives. Team working and communications within an overall approach that values people will be of Key importance.

The role requires an individual who has well developed organisational, communication and team working skills. They must also be able to meet targets and deadlines. Some of the expected duties include - 

  • Meet minimum sales and collections targets through Apprenticeship sign ups, as set forth by the Sales Manager.
  • Manage client relationships, including making telephone and face-to-face sales calls to current clients on a timely basis to uncover opportunities and advance the sales process.  
  • Support customer acquisition activities, including trade shows, email marketing, online webinars and seminar events.
  • Give presentations and briefings to clients as needed.
  • Master the information presented during sales meetings.

The ideal candidate will have experience and qualifications as follows -

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Successful direct sales experience in technology, training, or adjacent industries. Demonstrated ability to build and maintain a strong sales pipeline. Recruitment back ground would be beneficial
  • Experience of producing reports and delivering presentations.
  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • Outstanding analytical, problem-solving skills, interpersonal and communication skills.

Please view the job description for the full person specification.

What we can offer you:

  • You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts
  • Competitive market rate salary
  • 24 days’ annual leave per annum, plus eight Bank Holidays and three days Christmas Closure
  • A competitive pension scheme where the College contributes around 19%
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • access to an online discount website (NUS)

Highbury College also offers extensive support to new staff including:

  • Regular support and coaching throughout your first year
  • A Mentor who will help you settle in to the College
  • A thorough Induction programme
  • Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher
  • Employee Assistance Programme

So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion?  Then come and join a ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward ‘The Highbury Way’.

For further information on this role, please download the Job Description.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity

Only applicants through our website will be accepted. To apply for the role please visit the link below and complete our application form. CV’s will not be accepted!

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