Overview

Account Director Job at Virgin Media – Reading

Function:
Account Management

Closing Date:
09/12/2021

We’re on the lookout for a Wholesale Account Director to join our team here at Virgin Media Business (VMB). The key focus will be accountability for growth in new business areas, whilst elevating the strategic relationships within our indirect partners, moving them from transactional to ground-breaking offerings. There is a huge opportunity to represent the entire range of VMB product and services set across assigned accounts, whilst leading virtual teams across presale to in-life customers.

So that’s what you’ll get up to, but what about us?

Well, we’re super proud of our history, helping communities to stay connected with oodles of outstanding products and services. We offer the full works – broadband, TV, mobile and landline – equipping our customers out with the very latest tech.

But it’s not just what we do, but why we do it that really matters.

Our mission is to become the most recommended brand, by our people and our customers. An extensive part of that journey is about how we ensure that our forward-thinking people have a working environment in which they can truly belong and thrive. For us, it’s key that every single person can bring, and be, their authentic selves at work, and we’re working hard every day to achieve this.

Tell me more…

The role is ideal for an outcome focused individual, with a strong growth mindset and the ability to thrive in a fast paced, growing business. The successful candidate will excel in hunting for new opportunities and outstanding business development skills. A desire to inspire change is key and you’ll need to be able to collaborate efficiently and build credible relationships with a number of influential senior business partners.

The must haves:
Previous Account Director experience within Wholesale, predominantly focusing on new business deals.

Experienced in leading discussion and strategic planning at board level, using effective collaboration and communication.

Can demonstrate strong management of virtual teams in a B2B sales environment and ability to explain strategic plans and successes

Other stuff we’re looking for:
Proven industry experience within a Telecommunications or Tech environment.

Can provide examples of persuading and influencing senior partners, both internally and externally with strong commercial acuity.

Demonstrable success crafting opportunities and closing out £multi-million deals within the wholesale arena.

Tangible examples of achieving phenomenal customer service and credible Net Promoter Scores.

What’s in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the ‘stuff’ we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools – all crafted to help you to prioritise what really matters. All work and no play just isn’t our style! We’re already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes more normal again. We’re always reviewing our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance. If you go on to be successful in your application, some of the many benefits include:

25 days’ annual leave, plus UK bank holidays.

A defined contribution pension scheme, run by Fidelity, matched up to 10%.

Access to wellbeing and mental health benefits such as the Unmind App, personal medical cover and critical illness cover.

The option to buy and sell up to 5 days leave, to suit your personal needs.

Next Steps

If you think you’ve got some incredible skills to offer us, and Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we’d love to learn more about you! Once you’ve submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include an initial chat with a dedicated recruiter, followed by a two part interview with the hiring manager. When you apply, you’ll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we’ll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media family.

About the Company

Company: Virgin Media –

Company Location:  Reading

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