Higher Education Account Manager

Elevate your career trajectory with a distinguished role as a Higher Education Account Manager for a market leading SaaS provider, dedicated to revolutionising the Higher Education sector. This role promises a substantial base salary of up to £60,000, complemented by an enticing on-target earnings potential of £100,000, alongside a comprehensive benefits package.

Job description

As a specialist in the field, the selected candidate will enjoy the flexibility of a remote working arrangement, providing the perfect balance between professional autonomy and structured support. Regular travel across the UK will be a stimulating part of the role, offering the chance to engage with a diverse range of clients and stakeholders within the vibrant academic landscape.

The ideal candidate will bring a wealth of experience and a proven track record in account management, preferably within the SaaS or Higher Education domains. Adept at nurturing client relationships, the successful individual will be instrumental in driving growth and ensuring client satisfaction through strategic account planning and execution.

This role is not merely a job but a chance to be at the forefront of educational innovation, contributing to the success of universities nationwide. If you possess the drive, expertise, and passion for making a tangible impact, this role is your platform to shine.


Key responsibilities include:
– Developing and maintaining robust relationships with university decision-makers.
– Identifying and pursuing cross sell / up sell opportunities with existing Higher Education customers.
– Delivering tailored presentations and demonstrations of various SaaS platforms.
– Collaborating with cross-functional teams to meet and exceed client expectations.
– Manage the sales cycle from initial opportunity through to close and renewals.

Essential skills for this role encompass:
– Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities.
– Strong commercial acumen and strategic thinking.
– Proficiency in managing complex sales cycles.
– A customer-centric approach to problem-solving.

Experience required:
– A minimum of 3 years in account management or related roles.
– Familiarity with the Higher Education sector is highly advantageous.
– Demonstrable success in meeting and exceeding sales targets.