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Senior Strategic Account Manager

Company: WESCO
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

As a Senior Strategic Account Manager, you will maintain client relationships with key target accounts that have a major strategic impact on the long-term success of the organization. You will identify cross/up and repeat sales opportunities and work to resolve any issues or concerns and ensure customer satisfaction.Responsibilities:

  • Leads the development and execution of the strategic account plans at key, named accounts.
  • Drives new business development. Will research, qualify, contact, present and close new clients based on an assigned territory or market segment.
  • Continuously develops relationships with priority customer stakeholders, understands their key business issues, and recommends ways to deliver value.
  • Liaison between the field and Global Accounts teams as it relates to pursuing new agreements, Value-Add/Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) commitments and increasing customer wallet-share.
  • Maintains and manages a pipeline of opportunities at named accounts, including renewals, projects, and share improvement opportunities.
  • Communicates customer activity, opportunity status, renewal status, and strategic plan progress to management.
  • Leads solution development efforts that best address customer needs.
  • Engages supplier sales resources to enlist their support and create solutions.
  • Expert in strategic selling and takes the lead in high level sales engagements. Provides pre and post-call coaching to branch sales team.Qualifications:
    • High School Degree or Equivalent required; Bachelors Degree preferred.
    • 5+ years proven sales experience as a strategic account manager of large account portfolios
    • Experience managing multiple stakeholders and projects.
    • History of success maintaining and developing key relationships.
    • Success in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership techniques, production methods and coordination of people and resources.
    • Ability to understand where potential exists in assigned accounts and can recognize and create opportunities.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an aptitude for building strong client relationships.
    • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills.
    • Proficiency with CRM software and Microsoft Office.
    • Self-starter and able to work efficiently under pressure.
    • Ability to travel up to 25%.Working Environment: Outside Sales Work is generally performed in an office environment, but employee may need to travel to customer sites or warehouse facilities. Driving may be required for an extended period of time with frequent stops and starts. Can be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.#LI-ES3

Keywords: WESCO, Charlotte , Senior Strategic Account Manager, Executive , Charlotte, North Carolina

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