Account Executive (Entry-Level)

Katapult Network Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 months ago

We are currently recruiting an Entry-Level Account Executive to join a nationally leading software and technology services company. With explosive sales coming in through channel partners and increased marketing initiatives this company is experiencing rapid growth and needs strong talent to help them continue to develop. While this is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in building a professional sales career, the right candidate will be an enthusiastic team leader with outstanding motivational skills and a highly competitive personality. In addition to a competitive base salary with uncapped commission and bonus incentives, you will receive a comprehensive benefits package with medical/dental/life/disability insurance, immediate investment in retirement contributions, and a company vehicle allowance. Recent college graduates are encouraged to apply!

Responsibilities:

  • 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

  • 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

  • Analytical - determine the essential function of each task in a detailed, goal-driven manner with strong multitasking abilities

  • 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

  • Bachelor's degree

Katapult Network is designed to help college graduates with zero to two years of professional experience find their next professional career opportunity. We focus on helping recent college graduates, with no experience, get access to full-time, entry-level opportunities with some of Minnesota's top employers. Our clients include ground-breaking startup companies and well established billion dollar organizations who want to find their next generation of talent.


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