Customer Account Specialist

The Customer Account Specialist will work within a team focusing on proactive outreach to existing/prospective affluent customers in a bid to drive new business growth for the AJ Bell Youinvest product. The key focus is on consolidation of accounts, customer referrals and retention. The role is sales-based and so building positive relationships with these affluent customers is imperative. Initially, the role will involve building product knowledge and completing administrative work to support the existing team and their respective leads.

You will:

  • Build positive relationships with affluent customers.
  • Make a high number contacts to existing and prospective affluent customers in a bid to increase account consolidation and referrals.
  • Soft Selling – The customer is at the centre of everything we do so when positioning solutions, make sure it is suitable for the investment needs.
  • Work alongside a team of six hungry individuals to identify new affluent opportunities and achieve the team AUA target.
  • Manage leads effectively through using/maintaining your own CRM Tracker.
  • Follow up on unfunded account cases each month to ensure conversions to funded accounts are maximised
  • Create tailored client solutions from a range of options to meet individual needs
  • Attend and support AJ Bell Youinvest at marketing events to engage with existing and prospective customers and promote the AJ Bell Youinvest brand.
  • Create tailored client solutions from a range of options to meet individual needs
  • Attend and support AJ Bell Youinvest and general market events to engage with existing and potential customers and promote the AJ Bell Youinvest brand.
  • Promote new product features and update customers on product developments.
  • Co-operate with all other teams across the business to enable efficient operating processes and a positive customer experience.
  • Any other duties as requested by your line manager

Qualifications:

  • Existing sales experience
  • Can-do attitude
  • Able to build and maintain positive relationships
  • Impeccable listening skills - listening with intent to understand, not with the intent to reply
  • Quick learner – ability to build your AJ Bell Youinvest product knowledge
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service

About us:

AJ Bell is one of the fastest-growing investment platform businesses in the UK, with over 418,000 customers using our award-winning platform propositions to manage assets totalling more than £74.1 billion. Having listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange in December 2018, AJ Bell is now a FTSE 250 company.

Headquartered in Manchester with offices in central London and Bristol, we now have over 1,000 employees and have been named one of the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ for three consecutive years.

We will provide a range of benefits and opportunities to support your career development. 

At AJ Bell, you can expect a friendly working environment with a strong sense of teamwork; we have a great sense of pride in what we do, and this is reflected in our guiding principles.

In return for your hard work, you will be entitled to:

  • Competitive basic salary;
  • 24 days holiday increasing up to 30 days with service, plus bank holidays;
  • Discretionary bonus paid twice a year;
  • Contributory pension scheme;
  • Paid study support for qualifications;
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity scheme;
  • Bike loan;
  • Season ticket loan portal;
  • Discounted PMI and dental;
  • Free gym membership; 
  • holiday buy/sell scheme;
  • Free social events;
  • Plus much more.
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