"Lighting a Path to the Future"

Account Manager

Location: Schaumburg, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $38,000.00 - $40,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 2/6/2018
Job ID: 02566203
Job Description
Client hiring 3-5 Account Managers!  

Our client is listed as one of the Best Companies to Work for in America! They offer the opportunity to build a strong sales career with great earning potential, and no cold-calling! This entrepreneurial company distributes a wide variety of home décor and collectible products.  The culture is fast-paced, energetic and up-beat. A great place for enthusiastic self-starters who really enjoy setting and attaining goals, having fun, and are looking for a fast track to team leadership.
Account Managers are given a book of business to manage and grow. Clients are independent retail business owners and buyers. Account Managers will drive sales growth, meet quarterly sales quotas, manage and grow existing accounts, develop new accounts and reactivate dormant ones.  Execute various sales programs and promotions, and manage detailed account planning and scheduling into the CRM system.
Client has created a generous base salary and commission plan that rewards drive, goal attainment, and strong sales efforts. Earning potential is uncapped and 50K to 70K is attainable within your first year. Client offers other great perks, benefits and growth opportunities; on-going, monthly sales contests, promotions and events to motivate and engage employees. 
  • Manage and grow existing retail accounts selling directly to business-owners and buyers
  • Reactivate dormant accounts, develop new
  • Determine customer needs by analyzing market demographics, past purchases,  SKU performance and store business goals
  • Increase account business by upselling, cross-selling, etc.
  • Build rapport with customers to provide world class service
  • Meet or exceed all sales goals set for territory including new account activation
  • Develop and focus activities to achieve annual sales plan
  • BA/BS preferred
  • 6 months or more of retail or B2B sales
  • Ability and comfort with B2B sales and selling over the phone
  • Experience selling decorative products, housewares, giftware, collectibles, toys, crafts, etc is a plus
  • Fast paced, highly transactional environment with quick turnaround expectations
  • Customer focused and dedication to a mutually beneficial relationship
  • Good organizational skills working with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Positive, growth mindset, eager to learn how to be successful
  • Will be given an active book of accounts along with new qualified leads
  • True Account Manager role, limited cold prospecting
  • A competitive compensation plan made up of a base salary commission, and bonus opportunities
  • Fun environment, attractive building and decor
  • Employees and their contribution to the company's success are valued. Corporate events and contests are planned each month to create a team-centric culture
  • Collaborative workplace where everyone's opinion matters and is respected
  • Excellent benefits such as: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, legal, retirement plan with a company match, short and long term disability and life insurance


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