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Crystal Umbrella is a contracting solutions provider offering several solutions to individuals who work via a contract within all forms of industry from information technology to doctors and teachers.

Account Manager

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hertford, Hertfordshire
Salary Description: £18000 per annum +
Start Date: ASAP
Recruiter: Crystal Umbrella

The Role
We are a growing business with an aggressive growth target. We believe in Sales through excellent service and we are looking for people to help us deliver on our plans.

If you are an experienced sales/account manager with excellent administrative skills then this role may be for you. You will be given your own client base, which you will be expected to grow and retain using your well tunned customer service skills and persuasive approach.
Based in Hertford, this full time position is suitable for an experienced Account Manager.

The role is suitable for somebody who has held a similar position, and who is self motivated and target driven.
You must enjoy and be confident using the telephone, including some cold calling.

The company is a small but rapidly growing business with a friendly environment. We offer excellent benefits and a friendly environment to work in.


Business Development Manager

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hertford, Hertfordshire
Salary Description: Negotiable Salary and Uncapped Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Recruiter: Crystal Umbrella

The Role

We are currently seeking a bright, intelligent, ambitious individual who is looking for a rewarding career within a targeted sales role working for a company seeking serious growth within a competitive and fast paced industry. Responsible for generating and procuring your own opportunities using your own development skills as well as from an existing database of contacts.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a individual to succeed from the word go, prior knowledge of our niche industry and its challenges is essential. An acute understanding and appreciation of customer and client care and how this translates into increased business opportunities and loyalty is required. You need to have a proven track record of success within a competitive sales environment and demonstrate how to meet and exceed targets.

In order to meet your goals we will give you the freedom to manage your portfolio of agencies and clients the way you wish.

Good overall IT literacy is required, ideally with experience using Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook applications.

The Required Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A polite, friendly and diplomatic manner
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • An understanding of payroll processes and UK taxation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • An excellent understanding of customer & client care
  • Good negotiation skills and a "can do" approach
  • The ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Good motivational skills
  • Good common sense and logical thinking
  • The ability to relate to a wide range of people
  • The ability to generate ideas
  • A committed and flexible attitude to the job
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good IT skills
  • The ability to handle rejection