Purpose: The Account Executive develops and retains business in the assigned region.
Currently looking for Account Executives to cover both the Greensboro, NC and the Charlotte, NC regions.
Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
Develops new business through a variety of prospecting and development techniques, including cold calling and making appointments
Builds and maintains relationships with customer accounts through regular friendly and professional contact, including meals and entertainment
Collaborates with Operations to understand current customer's needs and resolve any issues or concerns
Develops account pricing and internally submits pricing requests to their supervisor for approval
Creates weekly sales reports and account profiles as needed by the supervisor
Responds to customer inquiries and concerns in a timely and ethical manner
Demonstrates excellent knowledge of RRTS services in all customer and prospect interactions
Assists with collections
Participates in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
Provides leadership to other employees through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
Receives very general guidance with respect to overall objectives, work is usually quite independent of others; operates within division or department policy guidelines using independent judgement in achieving assigned objectives.
Qualifications and Requirements: The qualifications and requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions when requested.
Education/Experience Skills: Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university; or two years or more of sales experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language Skills: Relies on written and verbal communication.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret pricing agreements, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers and members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to customers, prospects, top management and public groups
Communicates internally with all service center departments and Corporate Office and externally with customers, agents, consignees and prospects
Technical Experience: Specific industry or position skills.
Excellent sales skills
Preferred knowledge of Haz Mat regulations
Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel knowledge
Managerial Experience: Ability to manage time and work efficiently.
Office Skills: Keyboarding, filing and ten key skills.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
Must possess a current valid driver's license
Involves a high degree of responsibility for working with, safeguarding and controlling highly restricted information, knowledge or important confidences and criterion related to research and development of customer data, future plans, policies, business prospects, finances, etc. the release of which could have a detrimental effect and impact on the company's affairs or undermine its competitive position
Must be self-motivated and have the ability to maintain confidentiality. Must be friendly, punctual, organized, have a positive attitude and be able to work unsupervised
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Prioritize and organize tasks
Handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously
Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions when requested.
Daily outside travel to make sales calls in any weather
Light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of an administrative nature
Outside sales people are regularly required to sit, stand, travel to and from a customer's place of business, tour the place of business, work on a personal computer, reach and handle items, work with the fingers, see clearly at 20 feet or more, have depth perception, peripheral vision, adjust focus and talk and hear others in conversations via the phone or in person.
The service center is a well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation. The noise level is moderate based on general conversation tones, ringing phones and laser printer operation
Outside travel in all weather is required
Can be subject to occasional wet or humid conditions (non-weather), fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold (non-weather), and outdoor weather conditions when touring prospect or client plants
There may be slippery conditions or other hazardous footing on the service center dock or when making outside sales calls
Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air required
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.