Account Executive 9/16/2017
San Jose, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Acara, formerly Superior Group, has an exciting opportunity for an Account Executive in San Jose, CA.
What makes Acara a great place to work?
With a relationship focus, we celebrate our company vision which is “connecting people and business in ways that change lives”.
We’re a unique, agile, highly respected, global company with a strong culture of promoting from within; we’re not offering a job, we’re offering a career.
There’s only upside to the unlimited six-figure earning potential, with a strong base salary and uncapped commission structure.
Even after 60 years in business, we maintain our entrepreneurial spirit; we are privately held and our leadership values not only our employees, but also their creativity, ideas and feedback.
We take benefits seriously and offer outstanding medical, dental and vision insurance plans as well as a 401(k) plan and business mileage reimbursement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Outside sales - develop, expand and manage new business accounts;
Inside sales – further development of existing accounts;
Promote customer relationship-building through regular contacts and visits;
Maintain and submit timely Sales and Expense Reports in relation to various sales and customer contact activities;
Marketing - telemarketing, presentations and sales meetings;
Assist in the preparation of responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP’s);
Promote corporate image through community and customer relations.
Establish community relations through local memberships and branch activities;
Act as a mentor and provide guidance to staff or train staff as needed;
Comply with and adhere to all ISO policies and procedures;
Submit periodic reports to management as requested;
Responsible for various other administrative and supervisory duties as directed by Company.
Who are we looking for?
A successful B2B sales professional with experience hunting and expanding new business.
A master networker that understands the importance of forging, cultivating and maintaining customer relationships.
A person who possesses a winning attitude, is highly competitive, and never settles for second best.
Someone who values mutual accountability.
An entrepreneurial risk-taker that has the ability to open and close new business.
Required Skills / Qualifications:
1 years’ of experience in sales management and/or B2B sales
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
1 year of prior staffing or related industry experience
Highly motivated and self-disciplined with a passion for going beyond
Outgoing personality with expertise in developing relationships, particularly with business leaders and management
Experience in managing complete sales lifecycles, from cold calling to closing the deal
Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
A positive and professional image
A valid driver’s license, good driving record, and a serviceable vehicle suitable for business transportation
Upon offer of employment, candidate will be subject to a pre-employment screening process.
Founded in 1957, Acara sets about its company vision—connecting people and business in ways that change lives—with corporate culture punctuated by learning, collaboration, employee appreciation, respect, and team-first spirit. To accomplish its vision, Acara provides contract and direct labor support across nearly all job types throughout North America…and abroad. We work hard to further jobseekers along their individual career paths and recognize each candidate experience as an opportunity to go beyond expectations—to that end, we’re ready to go be