Position: Service Provider Account Executive
Salary: Up to GBP37000 per annum
Ref: 523106_1579105626
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 15/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Reading

Salary: up to £37,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time hours per week

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Telecoms is one of the UKs leading connectivity providers and operate a 12,000+km private telecoms network and 15 data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a wide range of products and integrated solutions including leading-edge SD-Wan, Ethernet, Optical and dark fibre services.

What is the Role

Due to growth within the Telecoms division, we have a vacancy for an experienced Account Executive. This role is focused on helping drive revenue growth through new sales while managing the day to day customer experience within SSE Telecoms for 3 or 4 specific Service Provider customers working closely with the Account Directors who own overall responsibility of each of those accounts.

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, it is essential that you can demonstrate an understanding of WAN Networking (Ethernet, inc MPLS and Optical Wavelengths) combined with knowledge of Internet services (Access & IP Transit).

You will have experience and success in customer engagement either via internal or external sales

Projects ideally within the Telecoms section. You will have previously work within customer services via SSE Livequote or other pricing portals, is an advantage but not a pre-requisite.

Ideally you will have customer account management experience ideally in the Service

Provider/Wholesale/Channel markets but this is not essential. However, you should have a strong commercial awareness and experience of sales forecasting, targeting and reporting.

To be considered for this role you will be articulate, confident and tenacious with the ability to self-manage and act on ones own initiative against pre-determined KPIs. You will have a good standard of computer (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams), writing and numeric skills.

As an experienced account executive, you will be articulate, confident and tenacious with the ability to self-manage and act on own initiative.

As an excellent communicator, you will have the ability to create new relationships and use this skill to grow the accounts successfully.

Please be aware if you are successful, youll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Internal candidates, please notify your line manager before applying.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and thats what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we dont do it.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Closing date for applications is: 03/02/2020