• Office Location: Ocean Village Innovation Centre, Ocean Way, Southampton SO14 3JZ
  • Office Name: Southampton Education
  • Salary: £34000 - £38000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 498788

Account Manager

Key Account Manager – Reed Education

Position: Key Account Manager – Reed Education
Salary: £34,000-£38,000
Hours: Monday – Friday (37.5 hours) Permanent, Full Time

We offer dynamic working where you can work flexibly between home and office


For over 60 years Reed’s education recruitment specialists have been delivering outstanding service to schools and educational settings across the UK. Our national network of specialist education recruiters work with over 10% of UK schools and understand the complex requirements of the classroom, with many coming from a teaching background. As a leading education recruitment agency, Reed’s experts are available all year round, providing support during, and out of, our office hours – we are there to support recruitment needs as they arise.

Reporting to the National Business Development Manager, the successful applicant will develop and execute sales strategies with the aim to increase the net income across our key accounts.

You will play a key part in growing and maintaining our well-established relationships with Local Authorities, MATS and Schools throughout the UK. You will also be responsible for growing new business and identifying new business opportunities through your research and contact with a wide range of educational professionals.

The role’s focus will be to build the portfolio of schools within the key accounts whilst looking for missed opportunities to increase revenue.  You will work closely with the office network creating a collaborative approach to business development.

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Business development
  • Building relationships 
  • Client growth 
  • Network communication / support 

Why join Reed’s Education division?

Reed Education is one of the UK’s fastest growing education recruitment agencies, providing expertise in primary, secondary, SEN and further education to schools, colleges, local authorities, and educational organisations. Reed Education was founded almost 20 years ago, and we have 30 offices across England and Wales. Our service is centred on an ethical approach to recruitment and a dedication to attracting and supporting the best candidates –both teaching and non-teaching professionals.

Simply submit an application to express your interest! If successful, Talent Acquisition will get in contact to arrange a telephone interview. Following this we will either arrange a video interview or register your interest for a face to face interview. 

Please note that confirmation of offers and start dates during this time may be impacted by economic changes and government advice.  

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he best candidates –both teaching and non-teaching professionals.


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  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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