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Manager, Core Account Management



Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Monday, September 4, 2023

About Us:

Cognism is on a mission to drive the next evolution of sales and marketing technology. We believe there is a better way for revenue teams to approach prospecting which will drive predictable outcomes. We are taking prospecting from an art to a science.

As we grow, one of our main objectives is to continue hiring individuals, who are both a professional and cultural fit for Cognism. Our company values are at the core of everything we do!

At Cognism;

We are Nice!

We’re Collaborative. We’re in this together!

We’re Solution-Focused. For every problem, we’ve got a solution!

We’re Understanding

We Celebrate Individual Contributors

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive global workplace, which encourages you to achieve any goals you may have, while having fun along the way! For more information on Cognism’s intuitive sales intelligence platform, powered by world-leading data, compliance and targeting, please visit

About the Role:

As our Manager of Core Account Management, you are an accomplished professional with high performance standards, driven to succeed and be an integral part of a winning team. We are seeking an experienced Sales Manager with a proven track record of effectively retaining existing clients and driving substantial growth within your team’s designated territory. This role holds high visibility and entails leading a group of experienced Account Managers who serve our segment of high-potential clients. Your responsibilities include guiding the team towards achieving new and renewal revenue targets against an assigned quota.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve the overall team sales goal
  • Coach and motivate individual team members
  • Develop a high-performing team culture
  • Prepare team members for current and future opportunities
  • Recruit, hire, onboard, and develop new team members for future growth
  • Analyze sales forecasts, pipelines, and data to determine appropriate actions to meet sales goals
  • Lead by example and promote a positive attitude and environment
  • Assist your team throughout their sales cycles by deeply understanding our customers’ needs and demonstrating how Cognism can add value
  • Participate in client-facing sales meetings to provide coaching opportunities for reps and gather client engagement and feedback
  • Partner with leadership to further define a successful and repeatable sales process
  • Be proactive in your approach to learning
  • Eight years of sales experience, including a minimum of two years in first-line sales management
  • Demonstrated track record of consistently exceeding quotas in a SaaS renewal and growth role
  • Exceptional mentoring, coaching, and people management skills
  • Comfortable working in high-pressure, fast paced environments
  • Proven history of designing and implementing tactical sales initiatives through data-driven and empirical analysis
  • Strong proficiency in building high-level relationships with clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess a can-do attitude and agility, essential for thriving in a scale-up environment
  • Highly collaborative individual capable of motivating others effectively
  • Strong skills in prospecting, needs analysis, negotiation, and closing deals
  • 25 days’ holiday, PLUS all the usual UK public and bank holidays
  • A day off for your birthday!
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Generous Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Cushion Pension Scheme (auto-enrol after 3 months).
  • Monthly Wellbeing Allowance.
  • Access to Spill – our slack integrated therapists.
  • Commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant.
  • Learning and Development budget.