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German-speaking Account Executive

Job Title
German-speaking Account Executive
Alamy HQ, Milton Park, Oxfordshire
Type of Contract
36 ¼ per week
£26,000 plus 25% bonus
Reporting To
Head of Sales

Alamy has a collection of over 120 million images and video clips which we license to customers ranging from the newspaper, magazine and book publishing markets to design agencies, corporations and consumer product companies. We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service and deep knowledge of the ins and outs of photo licensing.

The Role:

Working as part of our busy and supportive sales team, you’ll be responsible for managing key customers to reach sales targets and increase business opportunities.

You’ll also be acquiring new customers to reach sales targets and build business from new companies across DACH, discovering all information necessary to understand the prospective customer.

Being able to hit given KPI’s such as call/email targets, price proposals and account set ups is a key requirement of this role. You’ll also be negotiating rates and terms and arranging and carrying out high quality introduction presentations to clients on request.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has excellent written and spoken German and good written and spoken English
  • Experience working in a sales or customer service environment
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Can deal with enquiries and complaints in a diplomatic way, both verbally and in writing
  • Works well under pressure and to strict timescales
  • Makes good judgements and decisions
  • Experience of working to sales targets
  • Basic understanding of copyright law
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a ‘stand-alone’ role
  • Highly organised and adaptable to working in a changing environment
  • Familiarity with customer management systems
  • Competent using Windows computer software

It’d be great, but not essential if you are:

  • Able to present to groups of customers

What’s on Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company Bonus Scheme, worth up to 25% of salary
  • 25 days’ holiday, rising with length of service, plus bank holidays
  • Option to buy and sell holidays to fit your lifestyle
  • Contributory pension scheme, with up to 5% contribution from Alamy
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Group Income Protection Scheme
  • Life Assurance @ 4 x salary
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan

We want to create a business we can be proud of. To make this happen, we need brilliant people who are passionate and think differently. With a CEO and management team who make fast decisions, we have to be able to keep pace and evolve. At the heart of Alamy are a group of people who care about what we do and doing it really well. We’re always ready to adapt to new situations and challenges to ensure that Alamy continues to provide excellent service and a unique product. We’re ethical and have a lot of passion!

Want to know more and think you’ll fit in – let us know by applying today.

Please upload your CV and a covering letter here by 26th January 2018.