The Account Manager is responsible for developing and managing relationships with assigned accounts.
The position requires a demonstrated ability to develop and manage complex relationships, identify customer needs, develop and execute plans and effectively identify and communicate value propositions to multiple decision makers. The Account Manager reports to the Senior Account Manager Team lead; the position is full time, exempt.
· Retain and build strong client relationships.
a. Respond to all client inquiries in an informed, timely and professional manner; captures all necessary information to track each client’s needs.
b. Proactively build strong account staff relationships and manage assigned accounts to achieve revenue goals.
c. Track and report client interactions using Salesforce; ensuring that systems are current.
d. Track account activities, identify and report trends, and incorporate findings into existing and future client plans.
e. Cultivate stakeholder and industry relationships to promote services and incorporate their feedback.
f. Develop and execute account specific strategies that identify client needs and positions services to meet those needs.
g. Identify and analyze any client dissatisfaction and develop recommendations on how to address.
h. Help drive solution development efforts to address account needs and coordinate the involvement of all necessary personnel.
· Develop comprehensive understanding of the company, its services and how they benefit assigned accounts.
· Identify sale opportunities (leads) for Business Development.
· Understand assigned book of business.
a. Identify, assess, and share market demands, changing trends, economic indicators, and competitor activities that can impact account goals and strategic objectives with senior management.
b. Act as internal SME for assigned clients.
· Perform collection activities as required.
· Additional duties and responsibilities as may be required to accomplish organizational goals and objectives.
- Team player that can interact, cooperate and work closely with all levels of internal and external colleagues.
· Strong interpersonal skills.
· Excellent writing and documentation skills.
· Outstanding attention to detail and good time management and organizational skills.
· Flexibility, reliability and follow-through skills necessary.
- Excellent organizational, prioritization and time management skills.
- Exceptional interpersonal and telephone communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with the client.
- Ability to listen actively, synthesize client or needs and then present product and solutions in a flexible and responsive manner.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks seamlessly without a drop-in quality. Strong attention to detail and the ability to follow consistently to resolve concerns and ensure client satisfaction.
- Ability to experience negative results and yet retain and sustain focus, professionalism and enthusiasm for work and products over an extended period.
- Ability to work independently, demonstrate sound judgement and sustain high level of motivation and enthusiasm.
- Possesses a strong work ethic and desire to contribute individually, to the team, and to the organization.
· Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Salesforce.
· Minimum of three or more years of account management and/or sales experience in health insurance or health information technology companies is strongly preferred.
· Proven history of successful account management: promoting a product or service while developing and managing successful client relationships.
- B.A. or B.S. degree in Marketing, Communications, Healthcare Administration or a related field.