Account Director - Telecommunications
£60k Basic, £120k OTE + benefits.
We are a leading Network Operator in the Telecommunications sector with global revenues exceeding 9 billion. The European operation is London based with a UK client base of 7000, providing data, voice and complex managed network or hosting services. Our core products include MPLS, IPVPN, hosting (at our multiple UK sites) and private lines.
In a full blown recession we have been aggressively expanding in the UK and Europe when our competitors are standing still and as such we have an urgent requirement for a senior professional to join our Managed Services team.
The role requires a high level of commercial understanding as you will be pitching at C-level so it is essential that you will be a proactive self starter, taking the initiative more often than not, instilling client confidence through technical knowledge and product expertise. You will be managing between 5-8 customers, all of which are very large accounts.
This is a challenging role and the successful candidate will be passionate, driven, tenacious, methodical and process oriented sales professionals. Candidates will have the business acumen and professionalism required to deal with clients at board level. Candidates should ideally be educated to degree level, have a background in Telecoms, IT or Systems Integrators and have a proven track record in the account management of multinational customers in particular verticals. We need the successful applicant to be extremely professional and trained in Solution based selling
In return, you will receive an excellent salary as well as the opportunity to progress your career, and thus your salary, with one of the most exciting companies within the communications arena. Our benefits package is extensive and allows for flexibility.
If you possess the skills, education and experience listed above and would like to find out more, send a copy of your CV to our advising consultants Doug Brain or John Sollesse at PMA Recruitment quoting SSDJ49.
KEY WORDS: Communications, telecommunications, sales, account manager, data sales, account director, Sales executive, global sales, managed services, hosting, data, voice, complex managed network, MPLS, IPVPN, LAN, WAN, Professional Services.
Due to the nature of our business we will only reply to those candidates who we feel have the relevant experience for this role.
PMA Recruitment will allow applications from other Recruitment organisations dependant on agreement from a PMA Director.