Account Manager

Responsibilities

  • Manages, retains and grows revenue, responsible for sales and accountable for service performance (may include new sales and revenue quota attainment).
  • Establishes strong, long-term customer relationships and cultivate new business opportunities.
  • Continues to maintain relationships with key decision makers.
  • Strategically develops and executes a growth-centric account plan and own overall strategy for growth and revenue as appropriate.
  • Applies knowledge of business and its constituent workflows to conceive and position value-added solutions to promote sales and revenue growth.
  • Collaborates with account team and/or other business units where required and has oversight of all account activities.
  • Responsible for forecasting, keeps management in touch with accounts in a timely fashion, gathers intelligence on competitor activity, and gives feedback to other internal stakeholders.
  • Acts as point of contact for the client, provides escalation path to and from Service and attends to customer issues promptly as appropriate.
  • Tracks customer activity in internal systems in order to execute on account strategy and identify additional opportunities.
  • May provide customer product training as necessary.
  • Advances the sale, application and evolution of products within accounts.
  • Maintains up to date product knowledge on all products and solutions.
  • Accountable for individual expense budget management.
  • Demonstrates skills in managing and handling sales across accounts.

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Skills

  • Strong understanding of customers and their business model and workflows.
  • Strong product knowledge.
  • Relationship building skills.
  • Selling skills (identity, develop and articulate a complex proposition/consultative selling).
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to develop and execute a sales plan, ability to use a variety of technology with a high level of proficiency.
  • Problem solving--ability to understand, articulate, structure and solve client needs.
  • Presentation and communication skills: ability to deliver presentations and communicate at all levels within an organization.
  • Ability to collaborate with account team.

Experience

  • At least 8 years sales and account management experience
  • Ideally experience with/or working for professional customers
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and ideally experience: thrives in ambiguity, adapts to shifting circumstances
  • BA/BS required. Advanced degree (MBA, JD/LLB, MA/MS, MEng etc) preferred

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