LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL: Junior Account Manager

Why London Business School

London Business School; a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai. It’s where extraordinary minds and diverse perspectives connect, to have a profound impact on the way the world does business and the way business impacts the world. We offer best in class hybrid learning to our students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for our people to excel in, whatever their location.

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The Role

We are hiring three Junior Account Executives (relationship managers) across our consulting team, diversified sectors team, and the finance team.

We’re looking for approachable and proactive Relationship Managers to join our world-class Career Centre. By continually building and maintaining an impressive pipeline of relationships with external companies, our Career Centre works to create opportunities for London Business School’s students and alumni. As Relationship Manager, you’ll work with Sector Leads to manage business development activities including on Campus events, company visits, and calls. Specifically, you’ll:

Main Responsibilities

  • Proactively lead on business development initiatives to drive new opportunities for students
  • Support the Sector Lead in maintaining and building business relationships within firms to encourage their engagement with students across all our programmes
  • Partner with the Events team to plan and manage on-campus recruitment activity
  • Utilise the CRM system to aid decision making
  • Develop market intelligence and share insights with the School community
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders, students and staff

Ideal Candidate

  • Experience of relationship management and business development is not essential, but you will love to get out there and meet new people. You may come from a recruiting/headhunter background
  • No prior experience of a particular industry is required, but a genuine interest in business and talent management is essential; an executive search or recruitment background would be advantageous
  • Interest in working in a “value” generating business as opposed to revenue generating business – interest in higher education and adding value to the student experience
  • Self-starter, able to work independently to develop and deliver against business plans Proficient in handling and analysing data
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills

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