Posted on: 19/12/2018
Do you have a real passion for working with SMEs?
Do you have experience of running or growing your own business?
Looking to give something back to your local community?
This is a great opportunity for an individual with experience of working with SMEs at a senior level to make an impact within the local SME business support landscape.
Hertfordshire Growth Hub is just one of the brands under which Exemplas currently delivers a business support service and having successfully secured a new 2 year contract, we are now looking to recruit additional Growth Account Managers.
The main purpose of the role is to work with businesses in Hertfordshire with growth and scale up potential. This is undertaken by conducting an intensive diagnostic process and then working with the SME client to prioritise their opportunities and barriers to growing and scaling up. Delivering consultative advice directly as well as acting as a link between SME clients and public and private sector providers of support, the successful candidate will be adept at developing long term relationships and also account managing clients through other local regional and national business support provision.
Exemplas is one of the leading business support providers in the UK and over the past 25 years has directly supported over 500,000 UK SMEs through the delivery of business information, advice and consultancy.
We are looking for someone who has ‘real life’ experience of operating at a senior management / board level position within SMEs; experience of coaching and mentoring at a strategic level and ultimately someone who has a real passion for working with and supporting SMEs to realise their potential.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills; must have a good understanding of the needs and challenges of SMEs; have the ability to manage client relationships at all levels; possess a natural passion for a sustainable SME sector and be a collaborative team player.
Closing date: 16th January 2019
What we offer
We offer annual salary of up to £38,000 for the right candidate, a generous 10.5% non-contributory pension scheme, life assurance and ill-health income protection insurance, 26 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, free onsite parking, a flexible and supportive working culture, personal development opportunities, and a range of flexible benefits including holiday-buy scheme, Uno buses discount, discounted gym membership and a cycle-to-work scheme, to name just a few.
At Exemplas we are committed to equality of opportunity for all and value diversity in our workforce. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
The fine print