Salary: £40,000-£50,000

Established over 10 years ago, Wood for Trees is recognised as being the UK’s leading charity data analytics and database management business.

We help charities and not-for-profit organisations make a difference, helping them generate and utilise their money more effectively by helping them get the most from their data.

This means more of the money they raise can be spent on their respective causes, helping create a better society for all.

We’ve built a reputation for providing valuable insight, strategic advice and pragmatic action that can have a significant effect on the bottom line.

We’re looking for an experienced Account Director who understands how data and related services create value for customers.

This role would suit an organised, results driven and outward going person. You’ll come from a background of areas primarily in data management, data analytics and campaign management.

Main responsibilities

This is very much a client facing role but you’ll also be working with internal teams to deliver projects according to the brief and on time. As the Account Director, you’ll:

  • Develop the existing client portfolio
  • Generate new opportunities by understanding the customers developing requirements and working with the Head of Sales and Marketing, Consultant Analysts and Solutions Consultants, as required
  • Routinely conduct account update reviews with both internal and customer stakeholders
  • Provide accurate and timely reporting of account and project status and activities as required
  • Own and maintain the development of account and sales plans to generate ongoing revenue streams
  • Share responsibility for driving projects through to completion both externally and internally, with assistance from Directors where required
  • Ability to understand and demonstrate solutions (at a high level) and software products and advise clients on creating profitable and/or improved solutions
  • Build strong relationships with key employees and customers
  • Ensure both the company and clients adhere to contract terms
  • Meet agreed targets in the context of continuing to delight the customer

Candidate requirements

  • Must have a minimum of 3+ years’ appropriate account management experience in either data management, data analysis and/or CRM solutions. Targeted industry experience is also preferred (not-for-profit) but not essential
  • Proven ability to close sales, grow and retain effective relationships with customers, building both business and technical champions, coaches and sponsors to delight customers and maximise revenue opportunities
  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity and manage multiple competing priorities
  • A problem solver with the ability to work both independently and as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrable experience tracking relevant KPIs, working to and meeting deadlines
  • A customer-oriented attitude

Please note all recruitment is managed by Inc & Co.

Apply now