Sales Account Manager

Job Title:Sales Account Manager
Experience:4 to 6
Education:Bachelor’s Degree
Location:Alexandria, Egypt
Category:Business Development, Customer Service/Support, Sales/Retail
Description:

Responsible for all Amideast sales activities in assigned projects and/or regions, with the work falling into three main areas:

  • Supporting pre-sales activities by giving detailed information about various products and the ways in which they could meet a customer’s needs
  • The actual sale involves negotiating a commercial agreement to the benefit of both customer and Amideast
  • Customer care, which follows the sale, may include solving issues, as well as exploring the possibility of further sales.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Present and sell Amideast products and services to current and potential clients.
  • Understanding customers’ diverse, specific business needs and applying product knowledge to meet those needs.
  • Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made.
  • Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activity.
  • Identifying and developing new business through networking, and follow-up calls.
  • Cold calling in order to create interest in products and services and generate new leads.
  • Identify sales prospects and contact these and other accounts as assigned.
  • Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts.
  • Develop and maintain sales materials and current product knowledge.
  • Establish and maintain current client and potential client relationships.
  • Manage account services through quality checks and other follow-up.
  • Prepare a variety of status reports, including activity, closings, follow-up, and adherence to   goals.
  • Communicate new product and service opportunities, special developments, information, or feedback gathered through field activity to appropriate company staff.
  • Coordinate staff across departments to accomplish the work required to close sales.
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, and telemarketing events.
  • Assist Finance department on follow-up for collection of payment when requested.
  • Managing your own diary in order to organize and prioritize daily and weekly goals.
  • Contributing to team or progress meetings to update and inform colleagues.
Qualifications:

Required

  • Excellent written and oral English language skills
  • Computer literacy in MS Office
  • Ability to organize and maintain large amount of detailed information
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and accept responsibility
  • Ability to persuade and influence others
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Ability to create, composes, and edits written materials.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work requires significant local travel and may require occasional overnight travel and weekend and/or evening work.

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and three to five years of sales or marketing experience.
  • Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques. Visibility requires maintaining a professional appearance and providing a positive company image to the public.
  • Work requires significant local travel to current and potential clients. This requires the possession of a valid driver’s license within 30 days of employment.
  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and occasional overnight travel.

Preferred

  • Arabic language skills
  • Experience in U.S. education and exchange activities
  • Marketing experience/degree.
  • TOEIC score of 650 or equivalent
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