Position: Referral Account Executive – External Partnerships and Development
Contract type: Permanent, Full time
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £22,132 actual per annum
Closing date: 23 May 2019
Interview date: 17 June 2019
Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won't win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer's Society will be here for anyone affected by dementia - wherever they are, whatever they're going through. Everything we do is informed and inspired by them.
We are the UK's leading dementia charity. Every day, we work tirelessly to find new treatments and, ultimately, a cure for dementia. We provide expert information, training, and support services to all those who need our help. And we are creating a more dementia-friendly society so people with the condition can live without fear and prejudice.
About the role
As a Referral Account Executive you will play an essential role in supporting the roll out and embedding of Dementia Connect with external partners. As part of our New Deal on Dementia strategy, Dementia Connect is essential to making a real difference to the lives of people with dementia and their family, friends and carers.
You will be responsible for developing external client leads, on boarding and supporting external organisations and the account management of a number of relationships. All of which will contribute towards the success of our Dementia Connect service.
Reporting into the External Development Manager, this role will sit within the External Partnerships and Development team. As with all roles within this team you will be required to work in conjunction with a number of teams across the Society to ensure we are able to maximise all opportunities. Working collaboratively is important to this work stream.
This role is based in Birmingham however there will be for travel across England, Wales and Northern Ireland where required.
You will be a highly enthusiastic, strategic individual with demonstrable experience in excellent account management. As a strong relationship builder you will hold relationships with external partners as well as internal stakeholders so it is important you can communicate effectively and work collaboratively.
This role is suitable for somebody who has the ability to champion products and services to external partners and who can excel in managing the relationships developed. Excellent negotiation skills will enable somebody to thrive in this position. It is important you have the ability and willingness to travel independently on behalf of the Society, including occasional overnight stays as required.
You will be target driven, looking for and utilizing opportunities to reach our ambitious targets with the overall goal to convert leads into well-established referral relationships. This will contribute to the increase in the number of Dementia Connect referrals.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.
You may have experience of the following: Referral Account Executive, Referral Executive, Partnerships Manager, External Partnerships Executive, External Partnerships Officer, Corporate Partnerships Executive, Corporate Partnerships Officer, Corporate Account Officer, Business Development, etc.