Desk Based Account Manager

  • Templars Way, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh SO53, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Digital Wholesale Solutions was established in 2001 and now serves over 2,200 partners in the UK and worldwide. As a 100% Channel-focused business, we help our partners navigate the convergence of IT, telecoms and cloud with a constantly-evolving portfolio offering connectivity, mobile, unified communications and more.

Working as part of the Daisy Group of Companies, we have forged strategic partnerships with the UK’s major carriers and suppliers, allowing our partners to benefit from fantastic pricing on market-leading products. We work with the biggest and the best in the industry, which is why we are able to offer such extensive choice for all of our partners.

Job Description

Join us at DWS to appreciate the contribution of every single employee to our success. Whatever our employees do – from sales and marketing to engineering and customer service – their dedication is helping thousands of UK businesses realise their digital potential. In order to reach our target, we make sure that every person has the opportunity to create a long and successful career at DWS.

If you’re an enthusiastic, driven and passionate individual looking to make a difference, you could be just the type of person we are looking for.

What will you be doing as our Desk Based Account Manager?

You will be required to acquire a number of new, established resellers in the Calls and Lines or Broadband arenas.

Additionally by operating on a desk-based basis using Unified Comms technologies the main objective is to achieve sales targets by defending and up-selling existing revenue streams and cross selling in to new products across an allocated larger number of smaller spending reseller. Working proactively with and utilising the ‘Account Team’ specialists is essential to maximise the revenue generating opportunities of your allocated resellers.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish new, established Calls and Lines or Broadband resellers.
  • Achievement of an annual revenue sales target, whilst keeping achievement on track on a monthly year to date target basis.
  • Defend existing revenues through minimising churn.
  • Ensure your resellers are contacted regularly as per DWS’s guidelines.
  • Establish relationships with the larger accounts in your allocated reseller base.
  • Cross-sell our entire portfolio of services into your designated accounts.
  • Build and maintain a pipeline of sales opportunities to support the achievement of sales targets.
  • Deliver against set sales targets, key business objectives and individual key performance indicators.
  • Work closely with the Solution Specialists.
  • Product weekly/monthly sales reports including sales forecasts.
  • Maintain up to date records on our CRM system (SalesForce).
  • Create and deliver successful customer presentations and proposals.
  • Identify new sales opportunities to maximise growth and revenue within your base of partners and associated territory or market segment.
  • Train and up-skill partners to deliver maximum sales potential.
  • Keep up to date of the marketplace/industry in which DWS operates.
  • Interface into DWS functions e.g. product development and marketing teams, providing market feedback on various aspects including price trends and competitor activity.
  • Be vigilant for possible fraudulent activity and if necessary raise a security incident report using the template accessible via the corporate Intranet.
  • Periodically review DWS Security Policies – centrally hosted on the Intranet - to ensure full compliance with current legal, regulatory and company requirements.
  • Carry out any ‘ad hoc’ assignments as and when required.
  • To be compliant with health and safety company policy and legislation.

Qualifications

Essential:

  • Strong telesales experience
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • IT literate
  • Building customer relationships
  • Positive attitude
  • Flexibility and quick thinking
  • Well-organised
  • Enjoy working within a target-driven environment
  • Solid sales skills, including lead generation
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Sales experience
  • Ability to communicate and generate business at all levels
  • Ability to engage internal resources to assist in achievement of your sales targets
  • Tenacious
  • Self-sufficient
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Desirable:

  • Experience working within the Wholesale marketplace
  • Demonstrable sales experience in the competitive new business telecoms or IT environments
  • Account Management skills and experience
  • Pipeline management, forecasting and closing
  • Ability to effectively use tools such as webinars

Additional Information

What are the benefits of working at Digital Wholesale Solutions?

Our colleagues work hard to deliver for our customers and that is why we give them the recognition and rewards they deserve for their effort

But working at Digital Wholesale Solutions is much more than just a fair salary. It’s about providing a range of benefits and opportunities to all our staff to make working with us enjoyable.

Here are some of the benefits that we offer:

  • 25 days holidays, plus bank holidays, and the option to purchase more!
  • Professional development to help you achieve your personal goals
  • Eye care vouchers available and discounted Medicash membership
  • Access to discounts and savings at more than 1,200 retailers
  • An additional day off on your birthday or if you're getting married
  • Auto enrollment following probation into a salary pension scheme
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