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Account Executive, Financial Systems
Ref No.: 17-01779
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 05/30/2017
Job description
Client Corporation
Account Executive
Location: Wisconsin or Illinois Virtual Preferred, Midwest Virtual
Client Corporation (NYSE: Client) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, Client enables nearly 550 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. Client solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier. Client is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, with approximately 29,000 employees and does business in 180 countries.
Position Summary
This position is responsible for identifying and building relationships between prospective customers and Client. The incumbent understands the customer priorities and is adept at positioning Client solutions to meet those needs. This role is key to the growth of Financial Services market share and long-term profitability within the mid-tier banking market. 
This individual instills customer confidence in Client, leading to long term business relationships.
Key Responsibilities
*Identify and target competitive opportunities to drive new business *Drive the sales process and moves opportunities through the funnel *Leads account planning and opportunity planning sessions *Develop strategic customer relationships ensuring that all customer requirements are identified and met driving new business opportunities within accounts *Generate a pipeline with qualified opportunities and execute winning sales strategies to deliver business from those opportunities *Obtain customer or industry information that assists in responding to customer's needs and requirements; Capitalizes on industry knowledge and customer contacts to  uncover future business opportunities *Understand the formal and informal decision making process within each of the accounts *Advise and influence customers through consultative selling techniques; Create an internal network of relationships with peers, management and internal sales support  groups in providing value-added solutions for the customer *Track the sales process through monthly forecast submissions to quantify and qualify opportunities where Client is best positioned to win, and assists in development of  an account plan to ensure mutual objectives of the Client/Customer relationship are realized *Build customer commitment in order to accelerate activity through the sales cycle *Ability to describe how Client solutions relate to the customer's current industry position; Identify major competitors in the account and assesses the competitor's  products/services, and compare their strengths and weaknesses relative to Client *Position Client as a single source provider offering additional solutions and services to maximize Client revenue and profitable growth *Apply presentation and consultative selling skills to deliver sales presentation at senior/executive levels; Incorporate thorough understanding of industry trends and  issues into sales presentations *Utilize team members including post-sale delivery professionals, pre-sale technical professionals, and management to achieve business objective *Rely on excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to initiate and maintain executive-level interaction and customer satisfaction *Close profitable Client Solution deals incorporating hardware, software, professional services, and customer services
Basic Qualifications
*Bachelor's Degree required, financial and/or technical discipline strongly preferred
*5- 8 years of related experience; financial industry experience a plus *Proven success in solution sales environment, preferably software and/or services focused *Ability to articulate the value of a complex solution sale in technical terms to support our customer experience platforms *Demonstrated ability to understand sales barriers and overcome initial technology hurdles to close business *Customer-oriented approach *Strong teaming skills and demonstrated proactive leadership *Excellent written and oral communication skills in; Must possess active listening skills as well as written and verbal skills Strong communication, creative thinking  and presentation skills *Demonstrated sales success in attaining quota objectives with demonstrated success developing new account opportunities *Preferred Qualifications:
*Understanding of the Financial industry and Solutions, or similar applications and technology *Experience in selling software/applications a plus *Experience in selling any the following solutions is a plus: ATMs, Kiosks, Networking and Communications, Enterprise Data Warehousing, Call Centers, Internet Banking,  CRM, Managed services, Branch solutions, Mobile Banking.