Outside Sales / Account Manager

Outside Sales / Account Manager

Software Guidance & Assistance

Outside Sales / Account Manager

Details of the offer

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for an
Account Manager
to join our internal team as a full time employee in TARRYTOWN, NY.

Job Title:
Account Manager

Reports to:
Sales Manager

Tarrytown, NY

Using their experience as a project manager, business analyst in the IT space or a salesperson with experience selling services, Account Managers build and develop business within our tier 1 local clients. They work with our established client base as well as on initiatives toward new client acquisition.

Account Managers are responsible for developing relationships with decision makers at active and/or prospective clients, learning about our client's business, improving the quality of job orders and effectively managing workflow for non-VMO and/or VMO that allows/requires "high touch." A sales campaign to call, speak to and meet with hiring managers will be established. Your Sales Manager will review your production expectations weekly.


Schedule weekly on-site client visits, have the ability to identify decision makers, and work through the sales life cycle to close business.

Document details of client meetings in Job Diva.

Maintain contact with current consultants on billing and achieve a minimum of one contact each month.

Conduct monthly performance reviews with consultants engaged on client sites as well as their associated hiring managers/hiring teams to ensure all expectations are being met.

Work closely with National Account Manager and/or Director of Operations for contract or consultant issue resolution.

Follow up with recruiters on their candidate submissions.

Identify and help to innovate ways of improving closing ratios while encouraging a team culture.

Showcase the company's capabilities, benefits, and value proposition in all interactions, and work effectively to deliver these key messages to the marketplace.

Manage partnership pricing, negotiations, and interview processes.

Remain current on industry trends and coordinate with management team to participate in networking events and forums for knowledge acquisition and business development.

Attend a minimum of one networking event a month and develop strategies to capitalize on connections met.

Utilize our state of the art ATS available for sourcing new clients and expanding current client base.

Build excellent relationships with the recruiting staff.

Manage multiple, competing priorities, duties and/or projects.

Make decisions based on strong organization, planning and problem-solving skills.

Maintain project management timelines.

Become proficient in working in JobDiva and other SGA proprietary data collection and reporting tools.

Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related field

Excellent relationship building, networking and organizational skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Experience in a technical sales environment preferred

Required characteristics for success in this role:

Bring positive attitude to meetings and all work related interactions

Have a driven and self-motivated focus on winning

Able to work with a sense of urgency when appropriate

Strong experience working and networking via LinkedIn

Experience working and networking at conferences and events

Daily practice of taking and logging notes

Strong organizational skills

Disciplined follow up practice

Natural enjoyment from speaking with people

Genuine curiosity about technology, people, and the world

Comfortable working within deadlines

Ability to juggle multiple clients and projects

Strong multi-tasking skills

Comfortable with using data and stats to track personal progress and success

SGA is a Certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) celebrating over thirty years of service to our national client base for both permanent placement and consulting opportunities. For consulting positions, we offer a variety of benefit options including but not limited to health & dental insurance, paid vacation, timely payment via direct deposit. SGA accepts transfers of H1 sponsorship for most contracting roles. We are unable to sponsor for Right-to-Hire, Fulltime, or Government roles. All parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply for all roles. Only those authorized to work for government entities will be considered for government roles. Please inquire about our referral program if you would like to submit a candidate for any of our open or future job opportunities. SGA is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. To view all of our available job postings and/or to learn more about SGA please visit us online at

Source: Dice





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