At Lemon Worldwide we pride ourselves on being an amazing place to work. It’s thanks to our array of brilliant perks and our enjoyable yet hardworking workplace atmosphere.
Join the fantastic Lemon Worldwide team
Lemon are always looking for driven and hungry individuals to grow our team, with excellent progression and a commision driven environment the sky really is the limit.
Over the past 4 years we've built a strong in-house team of account managers, executives and back office function. We celebrate our success with quaterly trips and wider company perks!
We offer a challenging and fast pased work enviornment for any candidate. We cover a global markets utilising communication skills and sales ability. No day is ever the same!
Fast paced and clear progression path.
Corporate away days, staff trade discount and a flexible working environment
We understand the need to motivate our staff in a sales heavy environment..commision and salaries being the top of our list! We offer an industry leading un-capped commision structure couple with some excellent perks!
With over 30 years combined experience within e-commerce we possess a wealth of knowledge across the team, with regual meetings to discuss ideas and share industry knowledge.
We utilise data and analytics to the nth degree, we are partnered with a large technology company that always keep us up to date with the latest software and market trends to stay ahead of the competition.
A collaborative work environment is a happy work environment, working as a team is vital for success. From a pint on a Friday, to the internal running club we have plenty of collaborative opportunites for everyone.
We offer flexible working hours to all employees, Lemon understand the importance a work life balance can bring to a business and importantly its employees
As an account executive, also known as an account handler, you’ll act as an important link between our clients and suppliers.
In this sales job, you’ll be striving to understand your client’s goals, and deliver on these goals while utilising the network of suppliers we engage with.
So, what will I actually be doing?
Your routine tasks are likely to include:
- Meeting and speaking with clients to discuss their needs
- Working withcampaigns in order to develop new leads
- Presenting new ideas and costings to clients
- Negotiating with clients, solving any problems and making sure deadlines are met
- Keeping in contact with the client at all stages of the process
- Managing the account’s budget and invoicing the client
- Making ‘pitches’ to win new business
You would usually handle three or four non-competing accounts at the same time.
The finer details…
Your basic working hours will be between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, although you may have to work longer if you have deadlines to meet.
You will be office-based but will also travel to meet clients.
Money, money, money
Figures are a guideline only.
Starting salaries for account executives range from £13,000 to £20,000 a year.
With promotion to account manager, this typically rises to between £24,000 and £40,000.
Top salaries for account directors can reach over £80,000 a year.
Is there study involved?
You do not need particular qualifications to become an account executive. However, we operate within a very competitive industry and many employers will expect you to be qualified to degree or at least BTEC HND level.
Any degree or HND subject is acceptable, but you may have an advantage with one of the following:
- Statistics or operational research
- Communication and media studies
- Business or management
You will usually start as a junior account executive and learn on the job, possibly as part of a structured graduate training scheme. Your training would typically cover negotiation skills, market research techniques, report writing and communication skills.
OK, I’m interested… But is it really the job for me?
To be a successful account executive you’ll need:
- Good spoken and written communication skills
- Strong presentation and negotiation skills
- Confidence, tact and a persuasive manner
- Good organisational andtime management skills
- Good ‘people skills’, for working with a range of colleagues and clients
- The ability to lead and motivate a team
- A willingness towork smart, often under pressure
- A professional manner
- Good business sense and the ability to work to budgets
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £10,000.00 to £20,000.00 /year