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accountants & business advisers

Clients and Markets Executive - Oxford

Are you looking for a new and exciting role within a growing top 100 accountancy practice? 

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 100 independent accountancy, financial planning and insolvency practice with offices in Oxford and London W1. We have ambitious growth plans which are being achieved through our client-centric approach. We provide a rewarding and enjoyable place to work where all staff receive appropriate training and development, not just around increasing your technical knowledge but also focusing on wider commercial and soft skills such as communication and teamwork. 

We have ambitious growth plans and are currently looking for a Clients and Markets Executive to join our Oxford team. Your role will be varied, challenging and hugely rewarding. 

This is a full-time permanent position based in our Oxford office with flexible working options.

What we can offer you 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package including flexible working, pension, life assurance and a fantastic retail discount scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance + ability to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working, which means you can work from home 1 day a week and flexible hours where you can work your hours around our core hours of 10:00 – 16:00.
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients across many industry sectors
  • An experienced manager to support your development and provide day to day guidance
  • A comprehensive induction and buddy to help you get up to speed in your first few months
  • A wellbeing programme focusing on your physical and mental wellbeing
  • Regular company and team social events throughout the year
  • Charity fundraising events 

The Role 

Your key responsibilities would include the below:

  • Build a network of connections who have the capacity to refer work or to work in collaboration with
  • Spot market opportunities to create content/campaigns and to introduce new collaborations for the firm with the aim of attracting new business
  • Provide an advisory role to all fee earners in relation to generating leads, management of the pipeline and best practice in getting opportunities over the line
  • Provide representation at external meetings and networking events and the DFK marketing group
  • Produce agendas and reporting for business development meetings which engage and inform 
  • Distribute new client enquiries received by email/web/phone calls to the appropriate Division lead and follow-up/send a holding email if the fee earner is unable to respond within 24 hours
  • Provide BD induction meetings with new starters as necessary 

About You 

We would like to hear from you if you are a quick learner and can tick all of the below:
  • CIM qualified or a desire to work towards.
  • English and Maths GCSE level or equivalent
  • Experience of being in a similar role
Ideally have experience of:
  • Pipeline management
  • Business development
  • CRM databases
  • Market research
  • Strong attention to detail, numeracy and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and interpersonal 
  • A creative flair
  • Outgoing and self-confident
  • A self-starter and a team player
  • Self-motivated and able to manage own workload, prioritising multiple projects and tasks simultaneously 

How to Apply 

If you’re interested in this opportunity, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in this vacancy to . Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 19th August

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within 3 working days of the closing date you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities. Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.
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