Strategic Account Manager

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Salary: Starting £27,500 per annum
Commission: 10% of full sale values. OTE: £250k
Benefits: Car allowance/company car, laptop, mobile phone
Location: Leeds, LS1

Planet-U Energy is one of the fastest growing renewable energy companies in the country, with clients in almost every sector of industry. The business is going through a rapid amount of growth as the requirement for renewable energy becomes ever more pressing for businesses. Our service isn’t limited to energy supply, we offer a range of renewable and sustainable energy saving solutions to our clients.

Run by an entrepreneurial team, Planet-U Energy looks to attract the sharpest minds within the country to work for its organisation, with one major goal in mind: to make renewable energy totally transparent, so businesses can take action today, for a more sustainable tomorrow.

Duties include:

  • Managing the full sale through a mixture of telesales and field based sales including generating own leads through sourcing and attending appropriate events and exhibiting as and when required.
  • Professionally interact with decision makers across specified markets and seniority within SME’s to FTSE100
  • Predominantly field based, with some travel to Head Office
  • Work closely with all Planet U Energy departments and business units to ensure all necessary steps are taken to deliver to a client accurately and on time
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a part of a team, providing guidance and assistance to fellow team members
  • Meetings are generated through your own lead generation; inbound marketing leads and through a dedicated Leeds based telesales function.

Desired Experience & Skills:

  • Sales Experience (minimum 2 years)
  • New Business Development experience, preferably working within energy/insurance/teleco sales.
  • Outstanding communication skills; confident, articulate.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (not essential if good level of experience).
  • Willingness to go the extra mile for the business.

5 reasons to join the renewable revolution!

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Work hard, play hard. For us, hard work means high reward. This includes uncapped bonuses, cash and team incentives, regular team outings, and early finishes.

We never stop pushing for better. We’re the UK’s fastest-growing renewable energy company & we want our employees to grow with us. That’s why we focus on personal development and internal promotion from the very beginning.

Workplace wellness. We know to be the best, all of our employees have to be at their best too. That’s why we prioritise employee wellness benefits including; Cycle 2 work, workplace wellness support, flexible-working, and subsidised public transport.

Judge us by what we do, not what we say! The planet- U Promise = to be carbon neutral by 2025.

We put all we have into all we do. Saving the planet isn’t a 9 to 5 job. From our CEO down, every single member of the Planet-U team is committed to what we do. That’s why we value the ideas and input of everyone in the business. We have a no barriers approach which means everyone has access to the CEO and making a change for the better.

Working for a team at Planet-U that reports directly to the CEO is a fantastic opportunity in many ways; not only do we develop as Sales Professionals every day, but we are richly rewarded for our commitment and successes within the role. I have a varied Business Development background and we are looking to grow this new team with like-minded people, surrounding ourselves with success! Dan Asquith, Head of Strategic Sales

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