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accountants & business advisers

Clients & Markets Senior Executive – Farnham and Basingstoke

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 50 accountancy practice who provide expert solutions for entrepreneurial businesses and private individuals in Central and Southern England. Shaw Gibbs invest in their teams of high-quality specialists who work with the best-in-breed technology to create value for our clients which exceeds expectation.

Our culture is very important to us and is based on our company values of expert,  respectful, innovative and collaborative. We develop high performing teams diverse in experiences, backgrounds and ideas. As a growing company, there are plenty of opportunities for development and quick progression. Our practice is known for having a friendly and supportive team culture where everyone receives training and development to increase their technical knowledge and their commercial and management skills. We put our people first and are constantly looking for ways to improve our people experience. 

We have several offices in Central and Southern England and have ambitious plans to expand our business. To support the organisation’s growth, we have created a new opportunity for a Clients & Markets Senior Executive to join our Farnham and Basingstoke teams. Ideally based in Farnham, this is a permanent full time role with hybrid and flexible working options (flexing your hours on different days to suit your lifestyle).  

Reporting to the Associate Director – Clients & Markets, your role will be to provide a proactive, efficient and high quality service.     

Key Responsibilities

  • 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 retaining the existing client base and attracting new business
  • Provide an advisory role to all fee earners in relation to generating leads, management of the pipeline and best marketing/BD practices
  • Management of the end-to-end bid process for your regional offices
  • Provide representation at external meetings and networking events
  • 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 as required
  • Provide induction meetings with new starters as necessary
  • Maintain brand continuity and equity

What we can offer you

  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • A varied role in a talented and experienced team
  • Joining a company with an exciting growth plan ahead
  • Plenty of opportunities to increase your technical knowledge and skills
  • Tailored career progression plan
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance, health cash plan, retail discount scheme, electric vehicles salary sacrifice, cycle to work, hybrid and flexible working
  • Generous core holiday allowance plus holiday trading, flexible bank holidays and additional holiday with service
  • Wellbeing programme with regular events and activities focused on your physical and mental wellbeing.  We also offer all employees a Wellbeing Day each year – a day dedicated to boosting your wellbeing
  • Comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed

What we are looking for

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Are fully CIM qualified
  • English and Maths GCSEs at grade 5 or above (or equivalent)
  • 5+ years’ experience in marketing within a corporate environment
  • Designing and delivering successful initiatives and campaigns including the execution of top-notch events and content creation
  • Ideally have experience of:
    • Professional services marketing/business development
    • Marketing planning and budgetary control
    • CRM databases
    • Working with external creative agencies
  • Have strong attention to detail, numeracy and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral and interpersonal
  • Are outgoing and self-confident
  • A self-starter and a team player
  • A creative flair
  • Self-motivated and able to manage own workload, prioritising multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
  • Are prepared to travel between the Farnham and Basingstoke offices and to other offices within the Shaw Gibbs Group if required

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV to

For more information on working at Shaw Gibbs, please visit

Additional Information

Shaw Gibbs is an inclusive employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunities to all candidates by ensuring a comfortable and accessible interview experience. We understand that some individuals may have specific needs or require accommodation/adjustments during the recruitment process. If you require any adjustments to ensure your recruitment experience with Shaw Gibbs is as inclusive and accessible as possible, please let us know at your earliest convenience via email.

We believe that diversity makes Shaw Gibbs a stronger firm and we look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to Shaw Gibbs’ goals, without regard to their sex, gender, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

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