African Market Account Manager - A.I. Start-up

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£28000 to £50000 per annum + benefits + OTE
Apply by:
28th November 2018
Start date:
Job type:
Graduate job

The Company

Founded 18 months ago we are a booming A.I start-up based in central-north London. We have developed cutting-edge Deep Learning based Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions to completely change the fields of Optometry and Ophthalmology. Our mission is to provide essential information to clinical decision makers, enabling them to make the most effective decisions possible. On the verge of acquisition by a NASDAQ company, we're expanding the team to fuel our ongoing growth. Having established a global client-base, we are at the forefront of technological innovation as our solutions are changing the face of the industry and replacing dated practices.

The Opportunity

We're looking to hire an Account Manager to sell into the African Market. We're looking for intelligent candidates with excellent communication skills to contribute to our ever increasing client base and to help consolidate our reputation of providing the most innovative expertise on the global market. You will be responsible for resourcing and generating new business on the frontline of our commercial efforts as well as managing relationships with a live portfolio of many of our biggest clients in this territory. Having grown to a team of 19 within the space of 18 months, we offer real career opportunities - Expect promotion to Senior Account Manager after 6 months and Key Account manager after 12 months, as you grow your own sales desk in the process.

We are looking for resourceful, bright and confident candidates with the following:

A degree of 2:1 or above, ideally from a science/maths/engineering/computing background

A background or relevant network in sub-Saharan Africa

Previous sales experience is preferable

Excellent communication skills

Highly competitive, self-motivated, organised and able to manage own time

Openness to learn

Main Responsibilities will include:

Resourcing, generating and onboarding new business

Building and maintaining relationships with some of our biggest accounts across the world

Developing the business and growing the sales team in a booming start-up environment


We appreciate that to get the best talent we have to offer an excellent package and fantastic long-term opportunities. This is why we offer a basic salary of £28k and average first-year earnings of £50k. In addition, we offer excellent benefits such as a Macbook, phone, monthly socials and trips abroad