Account Manager

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Location
Jacksonville, Florida
Industry
Sales
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 40,000 - US$ 60,000 per year, $40k - 60k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_16091
Contact
Sessoms,Debra, Spherion
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Job Description

Our client located on the Southside has an immediate need for an experienced Account Manager with 4+years of proven business development and account management experience. Ideal candidate must possess BS/BA in Business, Marketing or related field,and proven track record with developing new and existing business. Experience working in a Sports related industry a plus

Responsibilities will include:

- Account Manager will have defined sales responsibility for specific accounts in target growth markets that may initially include, Minor League baseball, NHL, NBA, Colleges, and College Football Bowl Associations
- Work with VP of Sports Sales to develop relationships with current NFL, MLB, Colleges and College Football Bowl Association customers
- Coordinate with Corporate Marketing and manage all key marketing functions related to the sports business
- Email blasts
- Collateral material
- Manage the calendar for trade shows and for key deadlines (reporting to camp, bowls, etc.)
- Attend market trade shows to promote the business as necessary
- Business Development
- Liaise between Product Development department and the sports business for new product development.
- Liaise between Purchasing department and the sports business to set forecasts and manage available inventory
- Spearhead and coordinate efforts with Customer Service to ensure smooth, clear and efficient processes to process orders, fulfill orders, and handle customer inquiries

Working hours: Monday - Friday

Skills:
Requirements:

-Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing or related field
-Demonstrated experience and continued interest in business development as it relates to sports and sports management
-Proficient with Microsoft Office software applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
-Strong and consistent attention to detail
-Excellent communication skills
-Excels in time management, multi-tasking and balancing multiple projects at one time in a fast paced environment
-Ability to work independently
-Deadline oriented

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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