We are currently recruiting an entry-level Account Executive for a company in the Kansas City area. The role features a competitive base salary with uncapped commission, and is perfect for anyone looking to enter a sales career. The right candidate will be an enthusiastic team leader with outstanding motivational skills and a highly competitive personality. Recent grads (including May 2020) encouraged to apply! No experienced required.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Responsibilities for Account Executive:

  • Responsible for identifying individual and corporate leads and contacts, developing strategies for semi- annual sales campaigns, and managing all prospective relationships
  • Responsible for identifying individual and corporate leads and contacts, developing strategies for semi- annual sales campaigns, and managing all prospective relationships
  • Negotiate contracts and coordinate special customer needs through manufacturing and distribution
  • Explain products or services and prices, and answer questions from customers, in order to persuade potential customers to purchase a product or service
  • Accountable for acquiring new business, expanding existing business, and growing market share according to annual revenue plans
  • Evaluate all territory assignments, manage sales process and strategy, report back to management to help estimate forecast revenues, determine price and discount schedules, administer sales quotes, and analyze market data
  • Hold and develop presentations for sales meetings, represent the company at industry trade shows, and maintain regular contact with all local and national account buyers
  • Consult on the development of all sales pipeline, advertising and marketing campaigns and budget
  • Assist with coordinating customer discount and promo programs, account management, client referral spins and sales vertical strategy
  • Manage and grow accounts by utilizing and maintaining corporate database and lead generation tools
  • Qualify prospective leads, and move leads through the sales funnel into a face-to-face meeting for a sales presentation

Transferable Skills Needed for Account Executive:

  • Motivational - have the passion and desire to energize those around you
  • Relationship building - establish and maintain interpersonal relationships by developing a constructive and cooperative working rapport
  • Persistence - aggressively seek personal growth and hit metric goals, even in the face of opposition. Take calculated risks to ensure completion of assigned tasks
  • Communication - express ideas clearly in both written and verbal correspondence, listen effectively, and share information appropriately with persons inside and outside the organization

Requirements for Account Executive:

  • Bachelor's degree

Katapult Network is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity in all of its forms. People of all identities and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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