Account Manager

US-IL-Chicago
Category
Sales

Overview

Shiftgig is actively seeking a selling Account Manager to support our incredible growth and expansion in our Experiential and Event Marketing vertical! On this team, we’re using our custom technology to provide high quality talent for experiential activations, trade shows, festivals, conventions, and other event gigs. Our mission is to connect millions of workers with millions of shifts.

 

The Account Manager will be part of this fast-growing environment and help build the next big thing. We need someone capable of client acquisition, development, and retention with large national accounts by nurturing a targeted list of contacts through multiple sales channels. This high-profile role will have a major impact on our business in 2016 and beyond. A successful candidate will have previous experiential marketing or event management experience.

Responsibilities

  • National client acquisition, development, and retention in the Experiential Marketing, Festival, Convention, Tradeshow, and Event industries and other segments as indicated by our growth plan
  • Effectively set, manage, and measure client expectations
  • Conduct meetings and discovery, research accounts, articulate our value proposition, present demos and close new business
  • Develop relationships at several levels within a client’s organizational structure to better measure client perception of expectation achievement
  • Identify and develop additional strategic opportunity within client organizations
  • Hit sales goals on a consistent basis by acquiring new prospects and growing existing client accounts
  • Manage order fulfillment for all clients working closely with our community operations team

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years sales experience
  • 2+ years of experience in experiential marketing, conventions, event management / marketing with a proven network of contacts
  • Possesses an entrepreneurial mindset and a roll-up-the-sleeves work ethic
  • Demonstrating track record of identifying, prospecting, closing, and developing strategic clients
  • Willingness to work in a fast-moving, dynamic company culture and industry
  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree required

About Shiftgig

Shiftgig is the smartest and easiest way for the hourly workforce and businesses to connect.  We’re an on-demand, mobile marketplace working with the biggest brands in the food service, hospitality, retail and warehouse industries. Our workers, which we call Specialists, use our mobile app to claim shifts and choose when, where and for who they want to work. Our Clients streamline their business by managing their temporary labor directly from the Shiftgig app.  In addition, we pre-qualify all of our Specialists, including a background check and skills assessment.

 

Our mission is to connect millions of people with millions of shifts!

 

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