Senior Account Manager and Team Lead

Up to $80,000 to start plus excellent company-sponsored benefits and bonus

Lincolnshire Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Senior Account Manager and Team Lead
Up to $80,000 to start plus excellent company-sponsored benefits and bonus!
Lincolnshire, IL

As Senior Account Manager and Team Lead, you will be responsible for the overall performance of Key Accounts and the Account Management Team.

Your job duties will include:

- Coaching, guiding and providing direction to your team
- Ensuring all team members represent the Company in a professional and courteous manner
- Motivating and empowering your team through effective one-on-one communications, clear and concise performance feedback and consistent trust and team-building efforts
- Outlining and ensuring adherence to Departmental objectives
- Identifying problems with key accounts and/or individual team members
- Troubleshooting issues and implementing solutions
- Monitoring communications with key accounts to ensure they meet designated quality standards
- Monitoring the Incident Tracking System, taking action as appropriate
- Serving as a resource for elevated and complex key account service issues / complaints
- Monitoring team schedules to ensure proper staffing and the effective delegation of workloads
- Conducting monthly team meetings to facilitate discussions and action plans for continuous improvement
- Recommending changes and improvements to the Sr. Manager of Key Accounts
- Producing routine and specialized reports
- Performing other duties as necessary and as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- At least three years of Account Management experience
- Experience handling Enterprise and/or Key Accounts
- Any Bachelor's Degree

In addition to the following qualifications:

- Superior Account Management skills
- The ability to lead and motivate a team
- Advanced written and verbal communication skills
- Relationship-building and interpersonal skills
- Sound judgement and decision-making skills
- Organizational and follow-up skills
- Accuracy and attention-to-detail in your work
- Prioritization and time-management skills
- Personal motivation and initiative
- A results-oriented nature and the ability to work well under pressure
- The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment

PLUSES... That may enable your resume to stand out:

+++ Prior experience managing and/or supervising a team of Account Managers

+++ Food / Beverage industry experience

+++ A Bachelor's Degree in Business, Communications, Marketing or similar

Our client is a well-known maker of popular food and beverage products.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1341 - Lincolnshire, IL 60069

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Customer Service Skills Management Skills - People or Projects Customer Service Skills, Manufacturing, Processing, Refining

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