Kelly Services Commercial Account Executive - Buffalo Grove, IL in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Kelly Services, a leading provider in workforce solutions, has an excellent full time opportunity for a Commercial Account Executive.
The Account Executive is responsible for developing business with prospective strategic customers and penetration and retention of existing customers. Business development includes the following: territory management, lead identification and qualification, cold calling, setting appointments, creating and developing proposals and pricing models, making presentations, documenting customer agreements (e.g., contract, service agreement), closing sales through effective negotiation, documenting sales activities and conducting business reviews. After the account has been sold, the Account Executive is responsible for partnering with the branch staff to ensure effective service delivery. The Account Executive acts a business consultant gaining a thorough understanding of the customer's needs/business issues and selecting the appropriate Kelly solution to meet those needs. As such, the Account Executive must possess a solid working knowledge of the complete range of Kelly's service offerings and capabilities in order to effectively cross-sell multiple service lines. Account Executives must also remain current with competitive trends, staffing/human resource issues and market conditions and their effect on business. Operating within company policy, the Account Executive exercises discretion and independent judgment in making decisions. Successful business development will result in cost-effective, quality solutions for our customers, a positive work environment and fair pay for our temporary employees, and, most importantly, increased market share and profitability for Kelly Services.
The successful candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree (preferably in Human Resources, Business, or Marketing) or equivalent work experience or a high school diploma, plus two years of sales experience in the staffing or service industry, including selling to strategic accounts. The candidate must possess a proven ability to develop business, build relationships, communicate both orally and in writing, and network. In addition, they must demonstrate a strong internal/external customer focus and personal leadership, and solid negotiation and presentation skills. The candidate must also collaborate effectively with all levels of management.
About Kelly Services®
As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB) and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Kelly® has a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe by employing 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through its talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
EOE including but not limited to Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.