National Account Executive
Posted: January 2021
Salary: Competitive salary
Closing Date: 20th January 2021
Alexandra has been designing and manufacturing garments since 1854 are now the leading provider of modern protective workwear and suiting for just about every sector and business in the UK.
Alexandra has remained true to our core principles - quality, good design and reliable service. The award of The Royal Warrant is testament to our continued commitment to workwear development, at the very highest level.
At Alexandra, we place the customer at the heart of everything we do and look for passion and enthusiasm be a brand ambassador for our business.
As a dynamic, ambitious business we have every function that you’d expect within our offices based across the UK, so if you’re looking to develop your career in a fast-moving company and to contribute to the success of our business, read on.
A Tailor-Made Opportunity
We are looking for a National Accounts Executive to join our team based at our Thornbury office for a new role we are introducing to our team. National Accounts are a key area of focus for Alexandra’s future success and this role within the team is key to driving growth in this sector based team.
Predominately phone and email based, you will work with your portfolio of customers to drive sales, resolve queries and look to build a long term relationships to retain their business for many years to come. This is a solution-style of sale and we are looking for someone who is naturally inquisitive and curious to explore the opportunities within each
Whilst new business development is key, in this role the focus is retention and growth within existing accounts. We are looking for you to grow and nurture our existing larger national accounts to see revenue growth and product line expansion. Networking through these companies will be essential to your success and we are looking for someone who can build instant rapport, credibility and trust through our fantastic products and levels of customer support.
There will be targets to hit in terms of both call outputs and revenue generated but there is a huge focus on customer service too.
We are looking for someone who wants to immerse themselves in our product range and become an expert in our ranges – your passion and belief in our products is key to being able to advice and support your customer.
· You are an experienced sales professional who is comfortable building relationships over the phone and by email
· You are passionate, enthusiastic and highly committed to do the very best job you can.
· You are target driven and take huge pride in hitting your targets
· Being local to Thornbury, you will enjoy working in a buzzy office environment (COVID permitting!)
· You will be outgoing, friendly and able to build rapport and relationships easily.
How we measure up?
As part of our continuing drive to put the customer at the heart of everything we do and to build a better working environment for our teams, within our modern, open plan offices, we have created collaborative working spaces and informal meeting zones.
With a continually evolving Corporate Responsibility policy and links to local and national charities, we take a positive approach to supporting those around us through a programme of events organised by our very active social committee.
Your introduction to Alexandra starts with a role-specific induction programme following continual support from our in-house learning and development function so that you can make full use of our training courses, L&D library and interactive e-learning platform.
We have been incredibly proud to support the NHS and all our customers over the COVID-19 pandemic, rapidly changing our business to support and provide uniforms and PPE to our customers whilst keeping our employees safe. We have embraced new ways of working and continued to work effectively providing our customers with the very best level of service at such a difficult time for everyone involved.
Benefits to Suit You
As part of our team, we hope you will discover that the pursuit of excellence is a rewarding aspect of your career at Alexandra. We recognise your individual contribution and offer you the following benefits:
- A competitive salary
- 25 days holiday entitlement that increases with length of service
- Salary sacrifice pension scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Healthcare scheme options
- Life assurance
- Long service award scheme
- Individual subscription to a relevant professional organisations
- Cycle to work scheme
- Onsite free car parking
- Onsite breakout space