Account Manager, Global Accounts

  • Ascential
  • London, UK
  • Jul 20, 2021
Account Manager

Job Description

Brand: Edge by Ascential
Job function: Sales & Client Services
Job type: Perm Full Time
Job location: London
Salary: Competitive market rate salary
Job ref: R5657
Edge by Ascential are looking for an Account Manager, Global Accounts to join our team in London as part of our Sales function.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Ownership of key relationships within major brands/manufacturer customers

  • Commercial responsibilities for renewals and new business within your client database, this involves the selling of additional product/advisory solutions

  • Leading communication within internal departments tied, which is key to customer success and delivery

  • Engaging with  PM, CSP and Insights teams to deliver all committed products to the customer base.

  • Monthly Revenue Target Performance against Renewals, New Product Sales, and Advisory Services 


Your Experience

  • 3+ years account management or sales experience
  • Familiarity working with large, complex enterprise customers
  • Background in eCommerce, SaaS solutions, and/or working with brand/manufacturers.
  • Effective communication skills both internally and externally
  • Exhibit strong account management and governance capabilities
  • Proven history of quota attainment on monthly, quarterly, and annual bookings.
  • Ability to build a sales pipeline and accurately forecast revenue on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Capable of identifying customer challenges and connecting them to product/service solution.
  • Experience with Salesforce, MS Office, Google Workspace


What We Offer

Our benefits package incorporates what we’re passionate about – unlocking your future, overall well-being and sustainability – whilst giving you control over your benefits.

  • 25 days of holiday per year – with the option to buy or sell between 1-5 days 

  • Great learning and development opportunities 

  • Pension, Private Medical and Dental Insurance plans

  • Life Assurance; Income Protection and Critical Illness covers 

  • Option to opt into the Ascential Shares Scheme 

  • Volunteering opportunities 

  • Season ticket loans 

In addition, we offer flexible benefit packages that include Cycle to Work; Retail Vouchers; Gourmet Card; Gym Flex, Health Assessments and Will Writing. 

We also place great importance on health, lifestyle and wellbeing consistently, in which you will have the options to fuel up on free fruit, attend yoga sessions, join our running club, or perhaps taking up on a lunchtime massages. 

Inclusive Workforce

At Ascential, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Ascential people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know so that we can support you.

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About Edge    

Edge by Ascential™ delivers some of the industry’s most accurate and actionable sales-driving data, insights and advisory solutions for global brands and retailers looking to win in today’s ecommerce-driven world. 

Formerly Brand View, Clavis Insight, One Click Retail and PlanetRetail RNG, Edge by Ascential was launched in October of 2018, bringing four brands under one roof. Our market leading products are a product of our people and we are always in the market for top talent. 

If you are interested in progressing your career, this position represents a great opportunity to join our team at an exciting stage in its development and expansion. Edge is headquartered in London, with offices in the USA, UK, China, Germany and France. Find out more at 


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