Account Manager

| Memphis, TN, USA | Hybrid
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At Colibri, culture is a critical part of our collective success, and we live our values everyday: Love, Joy,

Boldness, Teamwork and Curiosity. These values guide our interactions with each other, our customers,

and the community as a whole.


We have a rich and storied history. Colibri is one of the pioneers of online professional education,

introducing some of the first web-based professional education courses in 2001. Today, the company’s

family of brands are the leading online professional education platforms in their respective end-markets.

We proudly to serve >1 million customers annually and employ more than 1,000 mission-aligned

professionals. To learn more, please visit: www.colibrigroup.com


The Account Manager opportunity is with Colibri Group's esteemed accounting brand, Becker Professional Education. For over 60 years, Becker has been the partner accountants trust with their professional education. 

 

Position Overview:

The Account Manager is responsible for leading sales activity and building and maintaining trust-based relationships with both prospective and current clients within their assigned territory. This role will be responsible for meeting or exceeding metrics and sales targets, performing at a high level and consistently driving revenue by growing existing and new accounts. The successful candidate will play a fundamental role in achieving our aggressive revenue growth objectives.

 

Travel for this role is estimated at 60% within the Tennessee and Arkansas territory. Reliable transportation required; candidates must be able to get to various locations within the territory on a regular basis. When this individual isn't traveling, they can work remotely.

What You'll Do

  • Executes all elements of a proactive local marketing and sales strategy, including interacting with external clients, prospects and organizations to provide accurate and updated information regarding the CPA Exam, CPE requirements, CMA Exam and the accounting industry in general.
  • Creates and executes account-specific strategies for all assigned and prospective accounts in order to grow revenue in an assigned territory.
  • Network prospects and develop professional relationships with all potential and existing customers and clients.
  • Proactively communicates and reports progress and activity to leadership.
  • Keep well-informed of competitor activities and share this information with local, regional and national teams appropriately.
  • Drive enrollments and revenue on university campuses, by managing relationships with faculty and administrators, conducting appropriate events, and running successful Campus Ambassador programs.
  • Establish and maintain a Campus Ambassador Program at all assigned universities. Hire, train, and provide continuous communication and support to all Campus Ambassadors.
  • Build, maintain and strengthen new and existing relationships with university administrators, faculty, student leaders, and student prospects, in order to generate sales inquiries.
  • Identify opportunities for academic partnership and discuss with Accounting or Business Department leadership (Dean, Department Chair, key faculty).
  • Assist with negotiations of contractual agreements and contract renewals as appropriate. 
  • Drive revenue growth at firms by establishing, maintaining and strengthening relationships with new and existing contacts. 

What You'll Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • At least three years’ experience in sales.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills required. 
  • A self-starter, able to work well in a team based environment under limited supervision.
  • Should be a self-proclaimed “people person” who enjoys being out of the office, meeting new people, and not doing the same thing every day. 
  • General PC and Microsoft Office skills required, specifically expert use of Microsoft PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel.
  • Experience with Salesforce is a plus.
  • Must be able to lift 30 to 40 lbs. 
  • Must have reliable transportation. Travel for this role is estimated at 60% within the assigned market/territory. Candidates must be able to get to various locations within the territory on a regular basis. 
  • Must be able to cover any related travel expenses (hotels, meals, gas, etc.) on a regular basis with weekly reimbursements from Becker. 

Colibri Group welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and experiences, and we understand that not every candidate will meet every requirement listed in the job description. Research has shown that women and people of color may be less likely to apply to jobs unless they feel they meet every qualification, and we want to actively combat this bias in our hiring process. If you're excited about the role and believe you have the skills and experience to contribute to our team, we encourage you to apply, even if your background doesn't align perfectly with every qualification listed. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we believe that diversity of perspectives and experiences is essential to our success. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another position within our organization. Don't hesitate to take the leap and apply today!

 

Colibri Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Colibri Group prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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The Colibri Group operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in St. Louis, MO. The Colibri Group was founded in 1998. It has 397 total employees. To see all 17 open jobs at The Colibri Group, click here.
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