What is the annual salary for this role?
Starting salary: £25,000 - £27,000
Current salary: £31,000 - £33,000
What hours do you actually work, on average?
What advice would you give to someone applying to this role?
In your application show that you have the right skills for the job you are applying for, the account manager position requires a good level of understanding and you need to be able to think of solutions quickly. Communication is the single most important thing within the company and this means you need to reach out to people you have never seen or met and this encourages the whole company to work together- so teamwork is essential. Show in your applications that you can be reactive in a busy environment and manage your time well as you will often find yourself dealing with important requests which you haven't planned in or were not expecting. Remeber you are going to be starting a professional career and as such you should be prepared to break free of your old habits and accept the challenge ahead, it won't be easy but it'll certainly be worthwhile. Due to the fact you may want to work abroad it is worth showing that you can communicate in different languages.
Do you have any interview tips?
Be prepared. Read into the company, look at what we do and the services we can provide. You won't be expected to know the company's finance history but a good understanding of some basic figures will show you are keen and have done your research! You will find all the information you need on the company's website. Look into the core values and the business model as it is vital to understand what forms the basis of the way we do business and our business conduct. Prove yourself. You WILL be asked to prove yourself within the interview so make sure you have thought of good examples where you have implemented key skills such as teamwork and communication. Also think of examples where you can show that you have the values the company adheres too (theres 4 and they're on the website). Try and think of genuine examples as most of the time you will get caught out in the follow up questions! So definitely give it thought before firing your answers out! Gather all the information you can about the company and even about the people that you will be interviewed by via professional networking platforms, LinkedIn for example, don't however start networking with them prior to your interview as these platforms are there to network with people you have met or know already, but they do provide a good basic understanding of the indviduals background so you can get some tailored questions ready. Ask questions, show that you are keen. This is also a chance for you to make sure the company is right for you so do not hesitate to ask questions which you feel are important.