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Account Director


As our new Account Director you will engage proactively with clients on a consultative basis to learn its business, anticipate its needs and then create and develop strategic Equifax solutions.

You will understand the challenges faced by clients and adapt the use of Equifax solutions to demonstrate a clear return on investment for the customer. You will become a “trusted advisor” to the client to solve problems and deliver solutions.

You will develop a good understanding of the wider business to promote and sell the Equifax institution, in addition to products and solutions you will influence internal product development to implement strategies that help meet the changing needs of the client and market and add value for both Equifax and its customers.

What you’ll do

  • Spend the majority of your time with existing clients on sales and post sales

  • activities, creating seamless customer centricity and interaction

  • Create and drive effective strategic relationships with all key contacts and decision makers within each account in order to maximise business opportunities and ensure retention of top clients

  • Manage new sales opportunities and execute sales process from presentation through to contract negotiations and close.

  • Understand client requirements and subsequently develop and implement appropriate services and account sales plans to win significant revenues and drive user adoption of Equifax solutions

  • Develop, implement and own financial plans and forecasts by client division and product group. Ensure the accurate completion of all forecasts and account reporting

  • Maintain an active awareness of the market trends (economic, regulatory, competitive and technology), to identify business opportunities, subsequently influencing and driving appropriate solutions

What experience you need

  • Strong experience within a senior level business development role in financial

  • services, utilities, telecoms, automotive or retail

  • Strong product sales experience within CRA, Data or SAS

  • Intermediate proven sales track record leading complex high value strategic

  • customer relationships

  • Intermediate success as a large strategic account manager with proven revenue streams

  • Good demonstrable resilience and over performance in driving revenue, negotiating deals with long sales cycles and managing complex pricing negotiations

  • Good experience in presenting to senior-level decision makers

What could set you apart

  • Knowledge of Equifax Products

We offer a wide range of company supported benefits including contributory pension, life cover, income protection, Bupa healthcare, enhanced maternity and sick pay, 26 days holiday and a day off for your birthday, with the ability to buy and sell and free credit checks.

We also offer flexible benefits ranging from cycle to work, discounted travel options, gym membership, dining and leisure discounts, financial & savings plans, mobile discounts plus much more!
We also support personal development and have a range of learning options including our global online learning platform and allow you to bring your whole self to work supported by our Inclusion and Diversity, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement forums.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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