Account Executive – Field Sales - North East England, Scotland & Northern Ireland (Home Based)

About the Role

You will have the opportunity to join and 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.  Working within your designated sales area of North East England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, 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. 

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. 

About You 

This role will be perfect for an ambitious, self- motivated individual who has a desire to develop a career at Ordnance Survey. Good product, pricing, supply chain and channel market knowledge for the relevant area of the business is necessary.  You would benefit from the ability to make sound commercial decisions based on factual information and sales analysis.  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. 

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:

  • Salary circa £26,000 Our aim is to reward employees competitively based on their contributions to the overall success of the organisation
  • Business User Scheme Vehicle (to be eligible you must hold a full, clean driving licence)
  • Performance related bonus
  • Competitive pension
  • 37 hour working week
  • Retail, leisure, sports, health and technology discounts
  • 25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas
  • Training & Development - We’re a restless bunch, always looking for new ways to innovate with location information, to give our customers what they need. Your skills could help take it further. It is important to us that you have opportunities to learn and develop your skills. We offer: In-house training, a variety of masterclasses, bespoke training, study leave, access to learning resources and Professional membership subscriptions
  • Paid volunteer day
  • Salary sacrifice schemes - Bike to Work scheme (with secure bike storage and excellent changing facilities)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised on-site staff restaurant
  • On-site nursery
  • Staff discounts
  • Wide variety of sports and social clubs
  • Support for your health and wellbeing from eye care vouchers to health checks 

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 

We’re always happy to hear from you, so don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or find us on Facebook. 

Location: This role will involve extensive travel around your designated sales area as well as the ability to work from home from time to time. 

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Closing date: 24 November 2017

09 Nov 2017
Closing date:
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