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The Role

The primary tasks of the Mission Motorsport Account Manager are:

  • to promote good Armed Forces Covenant behaviours with employers in the automotive sector
  • to enable and support members of the Armed Forces community, including service leavers, veterans, reservists, military spouses/partners and wounded, injured and sick candidates into work in order that they become exemplars for others to follow.


The Account Manager is to immerse himself/herself with employers in the automotive industry (the ‘clients’ of Mission Automotive).

  • to develop relationships across an organisation
  • to understand the areas of need and the mapping of job specifications
  • to harness Mission Motorsport and other relevant organisations to support all Armed Forces engagement activity

JOB SUMMARY AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

Job Title: Account Manager

Reports to: CEO-MissionMotorsport

Based at: Home based with regular travel

Salary: £27,000 – £29,000


JOB PURPOSE


To source, develop and manage a portfolio of potential Mission Automotive partners

To deliver Mission Automotive services to partners

To act as the Subject Matter Expert lead on all Armed Forces Engagement matters to the automotive industry

KEY RESPONSIBILITIESpage1image5871232

Maintain good relationships with employers in order to maximise the value of those relationships.

Identify key contacts at potential employer companies to establish and foster partnerships.

Participate in one-on-one meetings with employers to explain services which can be offered.

Understand the problems and challenges of employers in relation to armed forces engagement, and identify & deliver solutions that assist the employers’ business needs

Provide excellent service delivery:

  • Work with employers to determine future skill requirements.

  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of employer armed forces engagement activity and beneficiary activity.

  • Resolve any complaints in a prompt and professional manner.

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KEY ROLE CHARACTERISTICS

The proven ability to build relationships, and sell people and ideas within a business context

A confident communicator able to articulate and deliver concise and compelling briefs at all levels up to C- Suite

An understanding of UK Armed Forces and the nature of the former and serving military community personnel Exceptional organisational skills

Motivated self-starter with a commitment to duty of care and the ability to work co-operatively within an integrated team dedicated to achieving successful outcomes for beneficiaries.

Some experience of initiating and managing high level and external relationships.

Proven ability to deliver outcomes against demanding schedules.


Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Knowledge of the renewable energy sector

Experience of working with employers in the placement of candidates facing barriers to employment.

An empathy with and an understanding of Armed Forces personnel, veterans and their employability in particular wounded, injured & sick (WIS) personnel.

Key Competencies & Behaviours

Demonstrate the ability to build rapport quickly and to understand needs, wants and expectations.

Displays a positive, empathetic, patient, polite and friendly manner

Manage challenging situations in a calm and appropriate manner

Displays the highest levels of integrity, confidentiality, and commitment

Responds quickly to changing demands and demonstrates strong skills in prioritisation and time management

Works within a range of environments and working cultures, adapting personal style accordingly

Leads and drives work forwards with minimal direction

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    • Job type: Full-time
    • Location: Anywhere
    • Date posted:
    • Pay: £-