Employer Account Manager

Job description

We’re a team of driven, self-motivated individuals in the Employer Team, with specialist knowledge in supporting companies to determine training and CPD requirements. We love a challenge and enjoy seeing the results of our hard work through the growth of our company and achieving our targets. We work autonomously, based across the country, focused on specific sectors and vertical markets. We get together as a team once a month in London to review targets/achievements, to share insight and best-practice and to look at the opportunities that are to come for the rest of the year.

What exactly will you be doing?

As an Employer Account Manager, you’ll be responsible for the growth of AAT student numbers and commercial revenue within your sectors. You’ll need to identify and win new business by securing demand for our products with new clients as well as maintaining and developing relationships with existing clients. You will need to possess excellent consultative selling skills with the ability to ask the right questions in order get to the heart of what your clients need in order to present the best possible solutions. We view our client engagements as productive, long-term relationships so, as a client-facing ambassador for the AAT brand, you’ll need to be authentic, dedicated and determined to deliver excellent account management.

You’ll be tasked with exploring and gaining a complete understanding of the various opportunities and issues prevalent in your sectors and communicate your market knowledge within AAT.

Understanding the training and Apprenticeship landscape both nationally and regionally will be important as will the identification of and engagement with various new stakeholders to achieve our targets.

You’ll have a strong focus on maintaining and developing relationships and a consultative, solution-based approach. This role requires excellent teamwork across AAT to ensure a co-ordinated approach to all AAT activities as we are all working to provide an excellent service to our clients. The role is situated remotely so it is important you are outcome focused and possess strong self-management skills.


What experience would it be good to have?

You’ll need to be able to pitch yourself to us in an interview and demonstrate your approach to sales cycle methods and your significant achievements. Couple this with knowledge and business development experience within the educational sector and you will be good to go. 


What can we offer you in return?

  • Salary of circa £45,000 outside of London and circa £50,000 inside of London
  • 25 days annual leave rising annually to a maximum of 30 days in addition to statutory bank holidays and two discretionary days over Christmas
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with AAT contributing up to a maximum of 10.15%
  • Medical cover (dental and optical)
  • Great wellbeing programme including regular free yoga sessions and a number of d
  • Flexible working, health cash plan, life assurance and much more!

We are delighted that we have once again been named as one of the top 100 Sunday Times best not for profit organisations to work for 2019! Not only that, but we were also recently named as Accountancy Body of the Year in the PQ awards.

Last year we also received the ‘Employer Newcomer of the Year’ award by the City of London’s ‘The Brokerage’ for our work with our first intake of summer interns. We are proud of all of these achievements as this reflects what it is like to work at AAT, and our commitment to being an inclusive and welcoming place to work by becoming a disability confident committed employer. We believe in equality in the workplace, we have signed up to the women in finance charter, the employers network for equality and inclusion and tech talent charter. Come and help us to make AAT an even better place to work!


If you’re interested in finding out more, please submit your CV via the link below. We would love to have a cover letter from you too just to hear more about your passion for this role.