Sales Account Executive

Job Locations UK-London
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/8/2022 8:53 AM)
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Bond Solon

Company Outline


Sales Account Executive – Hybrid


Location: Hybrid / London, Whitechapel, E1 8QS

Salary: Up to £40,000, including OTE


Why do we want you?

You are an Account Manager or a Sales Executive with an excellent consultative approach to selling, the ability to produce well written proposals and a drive that is second to none!


You thrive when working closely with new and existing clients, building rapport and relationships, continuously and consistently delivering exceptional service and succeeding in discovering and championing new ways to win business!


This fantastic opportunity has arisen in Bond Solon Training, an award-winning training company. We are recognised as market-leaders within the diverse areas we operate, with a fantastic, well-established reputation in the UK and internationally.


Each year we deliver over 4,500 live, interactive training courses and qualifications, training 10,000’s of professionals from a wide range of industries from financial services to central and local government bodies in specialist legal literacy training for non-lawyers. Bond Solon is proud to have supported our clients on a large number of high-profile matters, including the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, the Levenson Inquiry and a range of UK and international disputes.


Due to continued successful growth in recent years, we are looking to increase our sales team further.  In return for your energy, enthusiasm, and hard work, we offer a very rewarding career, a friendly, non-hierarchical, and flexible working culture, with excellent training and a strong benefits package.


Bond Solon is part of the Wilmington PLC who specialise in training, education, information and data in the risk, compliance, and governance arena.

Main Purpose of Role

Bond Solon operate within five main business areas: 

  • Witness Familiarisation
  • Health, Social Care and Safeguarding
  • Expert Witness
  • Investigations, Intelligence and Covert
  • HR and People Development

In this Sales Account Executive (internally known as a Training Consultant) role, supported by and excellent marketing function, you will partner clients within the Witness Familiarisation business area.  Reporting to the director of the business unit, you will;

  • Assume responsibility for the management of several of the top UK and international law firms and the accounts they hold with us.
  • Professionally manage incoming sales enquiries and bookings, whilst also generating new business with firms both at home and abroad.
  • Consistently develop and champion long-term relationships with key decision makers at your accounts.

If you are skilled at managing accounts, with an excellent consultative approach to selling, able to develop rapport with clients, deliver excellent service and constantly seek new ways to win business from new and existing customers, this could be the perfect next role for you so why not apply and see where it takes you, you've got nothing to lose.


Skills and Experience Required

We always support colleagues to develop their skills but to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to tick most of these boxes...


We know it’s not a skill, but the successful candidate must have permission to work in the role’s location by the start of their employment.


Bond Solon has a very collaborative, friendly, and professional sales and marketing team. We are looking for somebody who will enhance our existing team and who will be able to work well with colleagues across all five business areas.


The successful candidate will need to be a proven account manager, with an excellent consultative approach to selling, who is able to develop rapport with clients, delivering excellent service and constantly seeking new ways to win business from new and existing clients.


The candidate should meet the following criteria:

  • Managing the entire sales cycle, from lead generation to closing
  • Successful record of cold calling
  • Professional telephone manner 
  • B2B experience desirable but not essential
  • Track record of upselling and cross-selling
  • Generating own leads
  • Can build strong relationships with decision makers
  • Comfortable winning new business and closing deals averaging between £2,000 - £20,000 per deal
  • Be comfortable introducing our products and services to new and existing clients
  • Negotiation skills 

Knowledge of the legal industry is desirable but not essential. 


Wherever you are in your career and whatever your expertise, we look for people who:

  • are passionate about providing high quality solutions to our customers
  • love varied work that plays to their strengths while helping them develop
  • want to work together to learn, grow and achieve common goals
  • are excited to be part of a diverse and unique global community
  • who want to be recognised for the unique talents, experiences and insights they bring to Wilmington

Before you go....

We are Wilmington plc

Wilmington plc is a portfolio made up of a specialist brands providing custom solutions to customers across the globe from over 10 different offices. We provide a wide range of products including specialist information and data, and high quality training and education, to help professionals manage Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) and Regulatory Compliance challenges. Find out more about our core purpose and how we help our customers do the right business in the right way.


Our two divisions, Intelligence & Training, are underpinned by the work of experts in their field, including data and technology specialists and highly skilled practitioners who deliver our training and education solutions.


Our ambition is to have the best people work with us at Wilmington, delivering their best work because we care about them, include them and empower them. We will  support you, develop you and recognise you.


Why join us?

We are a dynamic business, providing a huge number of products to a wide range of customers. Therefore we understand the power of diversity, and we celebrate the innovation and creativity that can be achieved through our own unique experiences, knowledge, and perspectives. We love to build teams that showcase our individuality and creativity, building our positive culture across our organisation.


Our work provides variety, development and the opportunity to be part of a committed community of over 700 colleagues in 8 countries worldwide. Our environment is encouraging, supportive, and committed to individual, business and team growth; one where people love to join and make an impact. We embrace new ideas and fresh thinking, we overcome challenges together, and we rely on each other to bring innovation to life. At Wilmington, we work hard to help each other grow and succeed.


What do we offer?

Joining Wilmington means you’ll be part of a dedicated team, committed to providing high quality services and support to our customers. Our people are empowered to learn and develop themselves, and being part of our team, we provide the opportunities for you to grow.


We offer a great core benefits package which includes performance related bonus, pension and life assurance. We also offer a flexible benefits package so you can tailor your benefits to suit you ie additional holiday purchase, healthcare, subsidised gym memberships, cycle to work schemes and discount vouchers.


We have a hybrid working framework that balances flexible working with providing the space for collaboration and learning from each other.


We care about the physical and mental health of all our colleagues. We provide an extensive range of wellbeing resources so that everyone feels supported, and has the best opportunity to do their best work.



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The Legal Bit!

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


*Please note that this role may remain advertised until an offer of employment has been made.


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