Digital Account Manager

Taking responsibility for strengthening our relationships with existing clients

The company

Alberon has been designing and building bespoke websites and software solutions for organisations in Oxfordshire for over 15 years. Our friendly, highly experienced team of web and software developers is dedicated to building robust, secure and easy to use systems.

It’s a great time to join Alberon as we are experiencing a period of steady growth. This is a fantastic chance for personal development in a varied role which you can influence going forward.

The Role

Alberon has a number of existing clients whose systems we develop, support and maintain. You will take responsibility for a number of these accounts. You’ll need to be in regular touch with these clients to make sure that we are meeting their needs and that their web/software systems are working for them as well as they can be.  You’ll need to get to know these clients and their businesses so that you can understand their needs and work out the best way to help them.

You’ll need to prepare quotations and proposals so the clients have all the information they need to make a decision.  You need to be an excellent communicator, both face to face, on the phone and in writing.  Alberon’s business is a technical one, but we are strongly in favour of clear, jargon-free communication.

You’ll work closely with other Alberon staff who are responsible for sales and marketing, and with our development manager who oversees the work of the design and development teams.  You’ll also work closely with our support staff and with our project managers to make sure that the rest of the Alberon team have the information they need to deliver projects.

You must be knowledgeable and enthusiastic about how we can use web/software to help our clients to develop their businesses. You need to be a team player with a “can-do” attitude who can build strong relationships with our clients and with the talented people we have at Alberon.

You should be comfortable working in a small business environment where there are opportunities for people with drive to make a real difference to our work and to our success.

Skills & experience

Essential

  • 1+ years’ experience as an account manager in a digital role, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong communication skills (written, face to face, and by phone)
  • A lively interest in technology, especially web/software design and development
  • Team player but able to work without supervision using own initiative

Desirable

  • Experience with WordPress or other CMS systems
  • Experience with Sugar or other CRM systems
  • Understanding of Online marketing

More about the job

Sometimes clients come to us, sometimes we go to them, and so you need to be able to get around and to be willing to attend some meetings on client sites. Most of our clients are local (within 30 minutes drive), although they can be further afield (rarely more than 90 minutes drive).

We are looking for someone to work full-time, based in our offices near the centre of Oxford, although part-time working may be possible.

Hours: 37 per week. We provide flexible working hours around a set of core hours.

Salary: £24,000 – £30,000 depending on experience.

Holiday entitlement: 23 days, plus bank holidays.

How to apply

To apply, please click the button below, or send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you would be right for the role by email to jobs@alberon.co.uk.

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