New Business Account Manager - Microsoft Solution Sales - Daresbury

  • by Solid Recruit
  • Location Cheshire, Cheshire, UK
  • Salary £40,000 - £50,000 / year
  • 49 days ago
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Job Description:

Established company, but growing very fast – looking to double within the next year. Culture of achievement and reward – no office politics! 


  • Experience in software/solutions selling
  • Proven track record in new biz
  • 3-5 years industry exprience as a minimum
  • Need to see candidates with a good track record of longevity in their previous positions


Interview process:

  • Telephone interview/screen
  • Meeting on neutral grounds with the Sales Director - normally in a coffee shop
  • Office visit - meeting the MD and ops director. 

Benefits package:

  • Pension
  • Free parking
  • Car allowance - £500
  • Annual training allowance
  • Commission structure - £100k OTE


Our client is a successful and rapidly growing Microsoft Gold Partner, with an excellent reputation as a Professional Services Solutions provider within the Microsoft SharePoint and Azure market space. As part of their continued growth, they are now looking to recruit a Corporate Account Manager with previous experience of solution sales into new and existing accounts within the IT sector. Based in the Daresbury Park area, close to the motorway network, they offer a competitive salary of around £50K base and OTE 100K+. Car allowance £500 per month. Benefits package to the right recruit. As a high growth company, they hold a culture that celebrates success, with opportunities for rapid promotion and career development.

The Role:

This is an externally based role, and the majority of time will be spent attending customer sales appointments which will be national. There will be an element of internal, office based activity, which will involve the qualification of inbound sales leads and prospecting activities, fully supported by their Marketing and Admin teams.

  • Generate sales of IT services and solutions within the Microsoft Service stack from targeted customer accounts using 30/60/90 day account plans and top 100 accounts
  • Cross sell and upsell into their existing client base based on internal knowledge of the customer requirements and solutions in place
  • Qualify inbound sales leads via their SPIN qualification criteria
  • Prospecting activities including telephone calls and personal social media to promote the company and build rapport within relationships
  • Business Development activities to build own pipeline of qualified opportunities
  • Work closely with the marketing team to support marketing campaigns and give sales feedback
  • Maintain CRM system to include all sales activities customer contact and as an accurate forecasting tool

Key skills:

  • Previous history of successfully gaining business from new accounts
  • Proven success meeting sales targets within an IT solutions and services sell
  • Sound knowledge of cloud architecture and digital infrastructure strategy to drive a company towards the service offerings
  • Extensive experience and practical, technical knowledge of the Microsoft service stack
  • Proven ability to drive targeted, qualified, face to face business appointments with motivated buyers
  • Experience of high value sales cycles and strategic selling in a highly competitive market, demonstrating a strong understanding of how to lock competitors out of deal
  • An understanding of reseller margins and the commercial drivers of our technical service offering to enable contract negotiations

Why work for them?

Their sales teams are fully supported by administrative, marketing and technical staff to help ensure that sales are made. They want all of their employees to succeed, and will offer the training, development and opportunities to ensure that happens. As well as a competitive salary and commission scheme, they offer a monthly car allowance and annual training allowance. Profit share and Share Option schemes are being introduced for all key personnel. The company also offers a company pension scheme.

Their new offices at Daresbury provide a pleasant and comfortable working environment as well as free parking, and subsidised canteen and gym. Many other benefits such as employee discount cards, ad-hoc rewards and employee loans are available to all employees.

As a company, they like to celebrate success, and encourage all staff to reach their full potential.



IT Sales
  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Additional Salary Info Excellent Benefits
  • Work Authorisation No
  • Industry Sector Sales
  • Years Experience 1+ years