Client Relationship Executive

  • Job Reference: DQCLE
  • Date Posted: 5 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus benefits
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Are you an organised and professional person, who has experience in both secretarial and customer service roles?

Would you like to work for a fast paced and successful company?

Would you like the opportunity to progress within a business, with a clear plan and training provided?

If so, read on!

As a Client Relationship Executive you would be responsible for answering initial queries, either via the telephone or through webchat, with the need to quickly qualify and pass the client onto the appropriate sales team member where appropriate. In addition to this, the successful candidate will also need to contact incoming leads, swiftly calling customers to confirm enquiry information and then passing the lead to an Account Manager.

Due to the nature of the position, we are looking for someone who has an excellent professional and engaging telephone manner. Confidence in dealing with a range of new clients is essential to be a success. Often acting as the first point of call, and with the role being fast-paced and responsive to inbound enquires, this role is key in managing and maintaining an excellent client experience.

As the successful candidate grows in the role, there will be opportunity - if the candidate wishes - to support the Regulated Sales Service Team on regulated finance transactions. In time, the successful candidate may have the opportunity to transition into the Regulated Sales Service Team, where responsibilities would include dealing with finance enquiries from regulated business customers, assessing their finance options, drafting straightforward credit applications to lenders, organising the signing of finance paperwork and ultimately paying out regulated finance deals.


  • Answer incoming calls and webchat messages, screening and directing to the Sales Team where appropriate;
  • Contact inbound leads, qualifying the opportunity and progressing along the right channels;
  • Ensure our CRM is kept up-to-date with client leads and summaries;
  • Support the Client Relations Team Manager and Director of Compliance and Operations with ad-hoc duties as and when required;
  • Assist with obtaining Trustpilot and Google reviews from customers;
  • Assist, with development and training, with complaints handling and complaints resolution matters;
  • Provide support to the Director of Compliance and Operations on straightforward compliance matters following appropriate training; and
  • Any other appropriate job duties in line with the associated skill and experience of the post holder.

Skills and experience required

  • Previous Sales or Professional Services Secretarial, Customer Service or Account Management experience is advantageous but not essential;
  • Ability to communicate clearly in-person, over email, and on the telephone;
  • Ability to quickly and confidently screen and progress calls and webchat enquiries through to appropriate Sales Team members;
  • Ability to type and talk simultaneously;
  • Positive and engaging telephone manner; and
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills with experience of using a webchat, or similar, function.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills;
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Strong organisational skills with a high attention to detail;
  • Ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks at any given time in a fast-paced environment;
  • Pro-active and enthusiastic with a can do attitude;
  • Good commercial acumen; and
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as being a team player.

This varied permanent role is paying a basic salary of £28,000 - £32,000 plus benefits, with full support and genuine opportunities to make the role your own!!

Apply Now or contact Dominic Quirke at Advancing People directly, in complete confidence:

Advancing People - The Recruitment Specialist

Advancing People Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and acts as both an Employment Business and Employment Agency.