Account Manager - Emergency Services

Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
06 Feb 2017
Closes
06 Mar 2017
Ref
PCK392-217002
Contact
Kellie Marks
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Permanent

Account Manager - Emergency Services

Home-based within a commutable distance of Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire

Competitive Salary & Benefits

Are you an accomplished sales professional with experience of selling to the Blue-Light or Security Services? If so, then please read on…

About the role

The Account Manager will have responsibility for developing and maintaining the account relationships with key customers, notably the UK Fire and Rescue Services but also the Police and Secuirty Services, developing trusted, long term partnerships. You will proactively identify client needs and business opportunities, processing the leads through the entire business cycle.

About Capita | Fire Service College

Capita Fire Service College is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 68,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

We are an award-winning leader in fire and emergency response training and one of the world's largest operational fire and rescue training facilities. We provide dedicated training for fire and rescue services (FRSs), emergency responders and a wide spectrum of commercial and public sector clients globally.

In March 2013 the College moved from government ownership to Capita in order to secure future investment. Under Capita the College is maintained as a pioneering facility for the fire and rescue services both in the UK and overseas.

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Strong account management experience - demonstrating the ability to 'sell solutions' with credibility and impact
  • Excellent communications skills - able to establish and develop trusted, long-term relationships and also create and structure compelling proposals/contracts.
  • Presentation skills - you must be confident to deliver professional presentations
  • IT skills - a competent user of Windows based software (word, PPT and excel) and prior experience of CRM systems
  • Prioritising - you will be comfortable with working to deadlines/targets and operate in an organised and methodical way

Ideally you will also have:

  • Previous experience of selling solutions to the Emergency and/or Secuirty Services in the UK
  • Prior experience of working within a training environment, ideally within either a uniformed or operational training remit would be of benefit
  • Knowledge the UK blue light / emergency services
  • A training related qualification, which will help in client communications utilising the correct terminology

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, attractive commission scheme, discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

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