Account Executive

Location
New York City, New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 24, 2019
Ref
14979
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

Purpose of the Role: Through effective relationships, the Account Executive is accountable for providing educational content solutions that meet the needs of school districts in an assigned territory.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designs strategies that address customer needs and issues while meeting assigned quota; targets and prioritizes accounts and activities; analyzes competitors’ activities and adjusts appropriately; utilizes area, national and Per Diem resources effectively.
  • Strategically plans sales calls by outlined objectives and action steps.
  • Reads the market, recognizes trends, and communicates that information to the Area Management; Demonstrates knowledge of account history, the processes and procedures specific to each district, and the key issues for each account.
  • Responds to customers’ requests and problems with appropriate timeliness and concern; Develops professional credibility and trust with the customer;
  • Provides timely and complete information needed for consultants and outside resources to perform effectively in the territory; Uses voicemail and email appropriately; Updates Salesforce.com regularly. 
  • Knowledge of each curriculum area to converse comfortably with customers and understand their needs; effectively communicates the major features, advantages, and benefits of each product; Displays a thorough knowledge of state and local adoption timelines in order to be at the right place at the right time.

Requirements:

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s desirable)
  • Minimum 5 years sales or services experience with a proven track record in meeting quota and customer service expectations. Educational/Technology sales experience and teaching skills are desirable.
  • The ability to lift up to 60 pounds
  • Proficient in MS Office and Sales Management Software
  • Requires heavy travel – driving and air travel. 60-70%

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