Sales Account Manager Vertafore, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We seek a senior level person to protect and grow our most strategic national account relationships. This key person serves as the liaison between our organization and the senior level contacts within our customer base. Key goals of this role include directing all activities within an account, maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction, expanding account relationships, growing revenue in the account and managing the transitions from pre-sales to implementation to post-production support.
WHO ARE YOU?
Well-versed in financial/insurance industry concepts.
Strong understanding of Insurance business? workflow and business objectives, and ability to translate product application into the solution to the Customer?s business problems
Strong written, verbal and presentation skills required
Demonstrated ability to follow sound business ethics when executing job responsibilities to build and maintain management confidence
Strong technical skills ? WEBEX, Word, Excel, MS Office, PowerPoint and a working knowledge of marketing and graphics tools such as Adobe, Acrobat and PageMaker
Excellent technical knowledge of insurance industry.
Excellent understanding of general business issues including external factors that impact the business and industry.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Develop, maintain and nurture relationships with top strategic accounts.
Develop and execute account and sales expansion strategies.
Leverage existing executive client relationships to close additional sales ? professional services or additional product offerings.
Conduct strategic account reviews/planning with customer
Build and maintain solid pipeline and prospect list.
Uses Vertafore standard sales methodology in all prospect/ customer contact.
Responsible for ensuring the highest level of client satisfaction through on-going personal attention and by working closely with support functions to ensure smooth hand-offs for conversions, implementations, training, and client support.
Act as client advocate and escalate issues as necessary.
Ensure efficient management of territory and expenses.
Maintain the highest level of industry and product expertise.
Keep abreast of competitive activity and Vertafore advantages vs. competition.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
8+ years selling complex B2B software and services.
5 years of major account management and growth experience preferably in the software, technology space
Experience within a multi-dimensional operating environment is essential (i.e., not a mono-line, single market environment).
Experience in the financial services or insurance industry arena is preferred.
Bachelor's degree required.
Vertafore Company Overview
Vertafore, Inc. is a leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry including independent agents, brokers, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers. For more than 30 years, Vertafore has leveraged a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions?powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 500,000 end users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.
Currently, over 1,200 employees nationwide, with continued growth plans well into the future. Our corporate headquarters are in Bothell, WA with offices nationwide. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with 18 days PTO/10 paid holidays, free parking and company sport teams and much more. A big advocate of training, development and promoting from within, we have a vested interest in our employees.
Vertafore is privately held by TPG Capital, the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm with a long-standing global presence. Founded in 1992, TPG Capital has $48 billion of assets under management and has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED