A sales account executive oversees customer accounts in the retail, finance, manufacturing, or marketing industry. In this job, your responsibilities include working with existing clients to ensure they will continue to use your company’s services, as well as searching out and building relationships with new clients. Sales account executives are the face of the company, providing information and overall exceptional customer service. A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field and sales skills are typically required for this job. Some employers also require professional seminars or courses, and further certification is available through the National Association of Sales Professionals (NASP).