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Make It Social - Account Manager


Account Manager

About

Make It Social are on the look out for a full time Account Manager to join their Edinburgh based team at CodeBase.  They are a group of passionate and innovative individuals with a mission to make the world 'a truly social place'. The company offers a simple group booking solution that quickly integrates into clients' existing systems via API's. Once unified, the product captures the organic social group booker with a benefit of opening a marketing host for future generations.  They work with clients from a range of industries, including travel and events ticketing firms.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • operating as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to assigned clients
  • building and maintaining strong, long-lasting client relationships
  • ensuring the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives
  • identifying and growing opportunities within territory and collaborating with sales teams to ensure growth attainment
  • demonstrating the Make It Social systems to clients and tailoring solutions to ensure awareness of all use cases
  • assisting with client training where necessary
  • communicating clearly the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
  • forecasting and tracking key account metrics
  • assisting with high severity support requests or issuing escalations as needed
  • traveling inside and outside of the UK to meet clients where necessary
  • assisting with conference and exhibition stands where necessary
  • assisting in sales meeting where necessary

Essential Skills

Specific Skills

  • proven account management or other relevant experience
  • demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively
  • proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail
  • ability to integrate and operate well in a team environment
  • ability to remain calm under pressure
  • sensitive approach to handling confidential information
  • attention to detail and ability to produce work to a high degree of accuracy
  • excellent listening skills
  • ability to quickly create positive relationships with both individuals and companies
  • ability to plan and prioritise

Other Skills

  • able to cope with stressful situations with a mature and calm disposition at all times
  • a sense of initiative and pro-activeness
  • innovative
  • self motivated
  • a willingness to learn new skills as required and undertake appropriate training
  • enthusiastic
  • ambitious
  • networking

General Skills

A very positive attitude towards working in a startup environment and a strong desire to work for us and to help support developments to reach consistent standards of excellence.

Desirable Skills  

  • experience of explaining technical  systems to non-technical clients  
  • experience of dealing with clients  whose first language is not English  
  • a keen drive to find solutions to  challenges  
  • an understanding of the live events  industry
  • experience of working with large  companies (both clients and partners)  and individuals in high positions of  authority  
  • excellent negotiation and  presentation skills 

Key Relationships

Internal: CEO and COO

External: Clients and Partners

Application

This is a Permanent and Full Time position with an immediate start. Some degree of flexibility around the hours may be required during busier times. Salary negotiable depending on experience.  Deadline is Monday, March 7th at 5PM. Interviews will be held in the following week.

To apply e-mail your current CV with covering letter to Adam Alton, Chief Operating Officer at jobs@makeitsocial.com

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