Kelly Services Account Executive in Wichita, Kansas

Job Description

The Account Executive is responsible for developing business with prospective strategic customers and penetration and retention of existing customers. Must possess a proven ability to develop business, build relationships, network, and communicate both orally and in writing. 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.

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 may conduct business reviews. After the account has been sold, the Account Executive is responsible for partnering with the branch staff to ensure effective service delivery. 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 Account Executive acts as 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 Executive 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.

Account Executive is responsible for building and maintaining mutually beneficial business relationships not only with decision-makers and end users at current and prospective customers, but also with community leaders and representatives from relevant business associations (e.g., Society of Human Resource Managers).

Minimum Requirements:

Staffing, Recruiting, or HR experience: preferred but not required

Bachelor's degree: business related

Sales Experience: 3 years required in outside sales capacity

Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and web-based graphical user interfaces

Core Competencies:

Drive, Consultative, Organization/Prioritization, Relationship Building, Ability to Influence


$50,000 Salary + Generous Bonus Structure

Mileage, cell, expense reimbursement

Full Benefit package including health, vision, dental, life, disability, 401k, HSA, TSA, EAP

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AboutKelly Services ®

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