Custom Solar
graduate job
Expires6 days

Account Manager

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity to work with colleagues across all three areas of the business – sales and marketing, design and operations. You will be responsible for co-ordinating all the internal teams to ensure that every client receives the support they need. Typical day-to-day activities will include:

  • Providing end-to-end support for new and existing clients, producing reports and ensuring any queries are attended to
  • Liaising with internal colleagues to resolver client queries
  • Supporting sales colleagues in transitioning a client from the sales journey through to design and operation installation
  • Building and maintaining relationships both internally and externally
  • Liaising with clients to ensure that all contractual paperwork is received and processed
  • Constantly reviewing and suggesting improvements in our customer service approach to ensure excellence in client management and communication
  • Acting as the face of Custom Solar for their client base – this can range from individual businesses right through to some of the largest corporate clients in the UK

What are all the practical details?

  • Company benefits: Employee ownership scheme and optional private healthcare scheme
  • COVID-19 start details: initially, you will be splitting time between remote working and working in the office (following up-to-date Government guidelines). In the future, there will potentially be options to continue to mix, both working in the office and remotely
  • Transport and parking: regular trains from Sheffield to Chesterfield and then take the 44 bus service to Broombank Road. There is free parking on site and cycle storage.
  • Start date: April 2021

About Custom Solar

Custom Solar, since 2010, have been at the forefront of the commercial solar sector across the UK and have a wealth of experience specifically in rooftop installations. Recent winners of the ‘Rooftop installation of the year’, they have helped to deliver vast and varied projects from individual systems, through to some of the largest solar installations in the country. Works recently completed include installing the UK’s largest rooftop solar system at 24,000 solar panels. They pride themselves on their impeccable safety record and ability to work in challenging environments, making them a unique and stimulating team to work with.

With an efficient team of 40 (10 office and 30 site based), they place a large emphasis on employee wellbeing, offering a variety of company events, fundraisers and socials, as well as promoting a sensible work-life balance with their table tennis and break-out facilities in their new Chesterfield office. Additionally, they have recently become majority employee owned, again showing their dedication to employee wellbeing and giving the right candidate the opportunity to become a shareholder in years to come.

What we are looking for

  • A passion for renewable energy and carbon reduction and in return you will be given the support you need to develop and progress within the business.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Customer focussed and committed to providing excellent customer service
  • Possess strong team working skills, able to work with colleagues from all departments in the business
  • Organised and methodical, with strong attention to detail
  • Able to manage a diverse workload and work calmly under pressure
  • Driven, with a commitment to ‘get the job done’ and achieve your individual targets
  • Passionate and enthusiastic with a desire to continually improve your skills and knowledge

Accepted degree subjects


Additional job details

£20,000 - £22,000

dependent on experience with a salary review after six-month probationary period

Contract, dates and working times


How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 7 March 2021

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Closing date:  7 March 2021

Expires6 days

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