Strategic Account Manager (Schools & Academies)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 26/08/2018 23:59
£35,229 - £39,002 p.a. i.e. Grade 12
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Durham County Hall, however, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham
Post Number:
Closing date:
26 Aug
Further Information


Strategic Account Manager – Schools & Academies
Salary: £35,229 - £39,002 p.a. i.e. Grade 12


The post holder will be directly responsible for the overall management of the council’s Service Level Agreements (SLAs) with schools and academies (schools) within County Durham and the wider region.

In this role, the post holder will develop relationships with schools specifically Head Teachers and Business Managers to promote the council’s SLAs and will liaise with the council’s internal providers of SLAs. The post holder will also liaise with the Communications and Marketing Teams to ensure that there is up-to-date marketing material available for the council’s SLAs.

The role will involve being the initial point of contact, in conjunction with the council’s relevant internal SLA provider, for business development opportunities, carrying out monitoring and reporting on performance in this area. The post holder will promote the council’s SLAs with schools in County Durham and the wider region to maximise income for the council

Candidates should have experience of working within a marketing environment; account management with experience in the delivery of service improvements, together with the ability to manage a diverse and complex workload.

• Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline

For further information regarding this vacancy, please contact Darren Knowd on 03000 265416 or email

It is anticipated that interviews will be held 6/7th of September or week commencing 10th September.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email:

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.