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Account Director - Alternative Finance


Better Placed - Marketing People
Basic Salary: Negotiable
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Business sector: B2B
Contact: Rian Hoey
Category: Account Manager Jobs
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Better Placed are delighted to be recruiting an Account Director role with one of the UK's largest data/software companies which is focusing on the lending/alternative finance sector. In this industry, our client is very much a challenger brand and this role will be focusing predominantly on driving revenue from existing accounts.

This Account Director role will be ideal for you if you have experience in selling data or software solutions into the Lending or Alternative Finance industries, particularly to owner-managed businesses. The account values range from £50k up to around £2m and a knowledge of selling into a regulated environment is a must. You will be responsible for renewal and up-sell into existing clients, particularly the higher value accounts and ensuring each client is receiving an agreed level of service.

Key experience/skills required

  • Currently operating at Business Development Manager/Account Director level in a software, data or internet security industry or similar.
  • Significant experience of selling into the lending industry.
  • A proactive account handler who will spot opportunities to introduce/cross-sell additional solutions.
  • Extensive experience in managing customer growth with C-suite Executives.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with high-pressure situations.
  • Strong interpersonal and written persuasion skills.

This will be a great role for you if have experience in selling into the lending industry and you can demonstrate a real ability to grow existing accounts in a tech/data driven business.

Based in Leeds, there is a degree of flexible working available for the right candidate.

About us:

Better Placed is undoubtedly one of the UK's leading Marketing and Sales Recruitment specialists. Over the last 15 years, we have been placing talented people into businesses across multiple sectors including FMCG, Retail, Financial Services and Agency. With offices in Leeds, London and Manchester, we are "better placed" to recruit marketing and sales talent for some of the UK's, and even world's biggest brands

Better Placed are delighted to be recruiting an Account Director role with one of the UK's largest data/software companies which is focusing on the lending/alternative finance sector. In this industry, our client is very much a challenger brand and this role will be focusing predominantly on driving revenue from existing accounts.

This Account Director role will be ideal for you if you have experience in selling data or software solutions into the Lending or Alternative Finance industries, particularly to owner-managed businesses. The account values range from £50k up to around £2m and a knowledge of selling into a regulated environment is a must. You will be responsible for renewal and up-sell into existing clients, particularly the higher value accounts and ensuring each client is receiving an agreed level of service.

Key experience/skills required

  • Currently operating at Business Development Manager/Account Director level in a software, data or internet security industry or similar.
  • Significant experience of selling into the lending industry.
  • A proactive account handler who will spot opportunities to introduce/cross-sell additional solutions.
  • Extensive experience in managing customer growth with C-suite Executives.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with high-pressure situations.
  • Strong interpersonal and written persuasion skills.

This will be a great role for you if have experience in selling into the lending industry and you can demonstrate a real ability to grow existing accounts in a tech/data driven business.

Based in Leeds, there is a degree of flexible working available for the right candidate.

About us:

Better Placed is undoubtedly one of the UK's leading Marketing and Sales Recruitment specialists. Over the last 15 years, we have been placing talented people into businesses across multiple sectors including FMCG, Retail, Financial Services and Agency. With offices in Leeds, London and Manchester, we are "better placed" to recruit marketing and sales talent for some of the UK's, and even world's biggest brands

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