Ordnance Survey (OS) is the national mapping agency for Great Britain, and a world-leading geospatial data and technology organisation. Serving government, business and citizens across Britain and the world, OS helps customers in virtually all sectors improve quality of life.
OS expertise and data supports efficient public services and infrastructure, new technologies in transport and communications, national security and emergency services. And most famously we ensure outdoor leisure is enjoyable, accessible and safe. By being at the forefront of geospatial capability for more than 225 years, we’ve built a reputation for being the world’s most trusted and inspiring geospatial partner.
OS is progressing a number of exciting projects so customers can access data in a highly sophisticated way. Through innovative use of latest technologies OS has the potential and opportunity to significantly improve the lives of millions of people across the globe. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of OS as we deliver the best for Britain, grow revenues more widely and build a world-leading digital economy of the future.
About the Role
You will have the opportunity to contribute to the success of our Consumer business within Ordnance Survey, and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.
As the Account Executive, you will be helping us maintain and expand sales of our iconic paper map portfolio in the Consumer Market. This role will be perfect for an ambitious, self- motivated individual who has a desire to develop a career at Ordnance Survey.
Working and living within your designated sales area of Central & Eastern England, your outstanding interpersonal skills will be utilised as you build excellent relationships across your sales territory to maintain existing business & achieve/exceed sales targets in leading High Street retailers such as WH Smith and Waterstones, plus Outdoor stores including Millets, Blacks & Cotswold Outdoors. In order to achieve growth targets, you will sustain Ordnance Survey brand awareness by maintaining prominent feature, display & availability of our published paper mapping products across your designated sales territory.
Responsible for implementation of agreed sales and marketing activities as defined by Retail Sales Manager and Account Managers, you will also provide market intelligence from within the retail sector with specific focus on impacts of macro-economic factors and emerging/competing products. Your excellent presentation and communication skill set will also enable you to deliver introductory navigation and map reading skills to both retail store staff and consumers alike.
To excel in this role, we’re looking for an innovative self-starter with very good organisational skills and ability to work remotely and effectively (both individually and as part of a team) in a challenging target driven environment. To do this you will need a very good understanding of MS Office skills, specifically in Excel (for data manipulation & analysis), Word (report writing) and PowerPoint (presentations).
You will need to demonstrate your track-record against the following essential criteria and competencies:
About the Rewards
We want you to love what you do. That’s why our benefits package rewards a job well done. We’ll give you:
About our Values
We're passionate about the four core values that make up our organisation: we're adventurous, incisive, restless and true: -
Adventurous – We go about our work with enthusiasm and energy and we embrace change
Incisive – We identify the key issues and seek clarity to make effective decisions and find a way forward. We challenge overly complex processes to find simple and responsive solutions
Restless – We’re hungry to achieve and deliver to our objectives and we’re continually looking for better ways to add value through continuous improvement
True - We communicate openly/honestly and transparently, delivering on promises to our colleagues and customers. We are open to both giving and receiving feedback
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This role is field based covering Central & Eastern England
To apply Click here please upload your covering letter and CV demonstrating your suitability for the role.
Closing date: 04 May 2018