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Account Manager - France
Company: Alamy Ltd
Type of contract: Permanent
Hours: 36 ¼ per week, Monday – Friday
Package: Competitive dependent on experience + uncapped OTE and great benefits
Location: Alamy HQ in Oxfordshire with option to work from home for part of the working week
Do you love selling and managing key customer accounts? Can you demonstrate a track record of success? Do you have the ability to think creatively and adapt solutions to the needs of your customers? Do you enjoy working as part of a great team, but also working on your own initiative? If this sounds like you then we have a brand new and exciting opportunity to drive success within the French market from day one!
Alamy is an ecommerce business that sells stock images, footage and live news imagery to customers around the world. It’s a truly exciting time at Alamy, our business is growing, and we are continually working towards expanding our reach.
We want to continue creating a business we can be proud of. To make this happen, we need brilliant people who are passionate and think differently. With a CEO and management team who make fast decisions, we have to be able to keep pace and evolve. At the heart of Alamy are a group of people who care about what we do and doing it really well. We’re always ready to adapt to new situations and challenges to ensure that Alamy continues to provide excellent service and a unique product. We’re ethical, believe in having a work life balance and have a lot of passion for our product!
Put the customer first
Succeed (and fail) as a team
Strive for Better
Be Bold Be Brave
Do the right thing
Here’s some more detail about this exciting opportunity!
You’ll be managing and developing assigned customers (with potential to spend in excess of €10K per year) working towards meeting and exceeding sales targets.
Responsible for building a network and relationships with customers ranging from picture researchers to procurement and senior management, in order to secure Alamy a commitment deal or preferred supplier status
You’ll be calculating and rolling out preferential price agreements to secure repeat business and commitment-based contracts
Handling correspondence with clients for any terms and contract negotiation
Arranging and carrying out meetings with customers, preparing and carrying out tailored high-quality presentations to a varied customer base
Helping to organise set up and attending all relevant trade shows
We’re looking for someone who:
Has a proven track record in an Account Management role and is able to land at pace
Has excellent written and spoken French at business level, and good written and spoken English
Is agile in their thinking, able to adapt to change in a fast-moving environment
Has a continual improvement mindset and the desire to strive for better at every touch-point
Has experience in price negotiation and presentations
Can work well under pressure and to strict timescales
Is highly organised, driven and motivated with strong attention to detail and accuracy
Familiar with customer management systems
It’s great but not essential:
If you have SalesForce experience and a basic understanding of copyright law
Want to know more and think you’ll fit in? Let us know by applying today!
Closing date: Sunday 11th August, however, due to an anticipated high response we reserve the right the close the vacancy earlier.
To apply for this vacancy please get in touch with the recruiter using the details shown above.