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Account Executive


Job Title:
Account Executive

Job Ref:
1462

Location:
Tower Hill, SE1

Brand:
Zoopla

Discipline:
Sales

Job Description

Summary of Role:
The role of Account Executive in Internal Sales is an exciting one building relationships with potential and/or existing customers for our portal and property services partners. The role is a varied one and needs the individual to become master of conversing with independent estate agency businesses, understanding and fulfilling their marketing and service needs. In summary the role offers the individual the opportunity to grow our market share and revenues by using their initiative in line with our shared business values, which are being:

  • Passionate - Taking pride in our work and vision
  • Agile - Moving fast and in a focused fashion
  • Collaborative - Supporting each other as one team
  • Entrepreneurial - Being creative and owning it

Key Responsibilities:

There are 3 key areas of responsibility:

  1. Proactive outbound calling to present our proposition as well as dealing with incoming calls and queries - and ensuring the highest conversion of inbound leads (if applicable - certain roles only)
  2. Ensuring that every customer sees the value in all of our services, and extends the range of products purchased as well as dealing with customers who are at risk of cancelling
  3. Agility to work with the business to quickly and effectively deliver on project assignments - this could include (but is not limited to) appointment making, generating referrals / sales on specialist product offerings

Key Behaviours:

The account executive`s responsibility extends to the following set of desirable behaviours:

  • Delivering world class customer care by carefully understanding each individual customer`s needs, delivering on promises, resolving potential issues in a timely fashion, properly inducting new members and ensuring they understand how to utilise all of our back office tools etc.
  • Utilising a best practice consultative sales process which aligns our products to customer`s needs
  • Keeping current in terms of industry and market place knowledge
  • Developing themselves through a growth mindset akin with continuous improvement, gathering insight into their calls and seeking out feedback on their approach
  • Aiming for stretching goals and strategising as to how to achieve them.
  • Being passionate about Zoopla`s range of products
  • Having an exceptional ability to negotiate and influence
  • Taking responsibility for and owning the target associated with their territory and forecasting accurately
  • Being optimal in creating as much customer facing time as possible in order to cover their territory
  • Maintaining a positive can do mindset, consistently aligned to our shared business values
  • Maintaining customer data accurately on our Salesforce CRM system
  • Communicating effectively with both internal and external customers and engaging constructively in team meetings with ideas to create success
  • Demonstrating agility to juggle multiple tasks and rapidly adapting in our evolving business environment
  • Taking pride in being accurate, diligent and well organised
  • Having a high degree of honesty and integrity

ZPG Plc (LSE:ZPG) ("ZPG") owns and operates some of the UK`s most trusted home-related digital platforms including Zoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation, Hometrack and Property Software Group. Our mission is to provide the most useful resources for consumers when finding, moving or managing their home and be the most effective partner for related businesses.

We help consumers to understand the property and home services comparison markets and make smarter decisions, whilst helping professionals to win more business and operate more effectively. Our multi-brand, multi-channel approach creates a unique and unrivalled proposition with our websites and mobile apps attracting over 50 million visits per month and over 25,000 business partners using our services.

ZPG was founded in 2007 and has a highly experienced management team, led by Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman OBE.