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The Role / Position Overview

An opportunity to join a rapidly growing digital subscription business. Based at the Financial Times in London, the Client Account Manager will be responsible for driving engagement of MandateWire subscribers and prospects globally. You will be a strategic partner to customers in the asset management industry to help them maximise the value of their licenses and deliver against their business outcomes.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Build professional relationships with customer stakeholders and demonstrate an understanding of their organisational goals

  • Manage a set of accounts and deliver bespoke support and engagement strategies based on customer and MandateWire business objectives

  • Work with customers to define and agree expected outcomes for how MandateWire is used across multiple functions within their organisations. Review with the customer regularly

  • Use thorough knowledge of MandateWire’s capabilities to link product features with specific customer outcomes

  • Deliver successful, high quality customer journeys for assigned accounts from pre-sales engagement (trials) through to onboarding, fulfilment and renewal

  • Work closely with the sales team to agree priorities and deliver a single customer experience

  • Provide technical and product expertise to customers and on MandateWire content, tools and delivery solutions

  • Proactive management of key customer relationships including sourcing new stakeholders and leveraging existing relationships to deliver both customer and MandateWire outcomes

  • Collaborate and share insights with other MandateWire teams globally, e.g. product, technology, marketing and editorial, to deliver against customer priorities

  • Make recommendations to improve internal processes, systems and products

  • Report on key performance indicators (KPIs), which will be mainly about new business opportunity conversion (pre-sales), engagement and customer loyalty.

 

Required Skills / Experience 

  • Prior experience in customer facing roles, e.g. customer success, account management, sales, and be able to demonstrate a customer centric approach

  • Proven ability to build relationships with customers/stakeholders

  • Good questioning skills and an enquiring mind

  • Able to plan ahead effectively and manage multiple accounts

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to align product and service features to customer needs/outcomes

  • Demonstrates good collaboration with other teams and influencing skills

  • High focus on results and delivering against goals

  • Familiarity working with clients of all sizes 

  • Analytical mindset and can use data to help prioritise and report progress

  • Demonstrates a high level of initiative and self-motivation

  • Has to be comfortable working in a fast paced, start-up type of environment

  • Comfortable with data and digital technology

  • Knowledge of the institutional asset management industry is preferable. 

 

What’s in it for you? Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further Information

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help. 

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