National Account Manager Job Description Template
We are searching for a skilled national account manager to oversee and manage client relationships on a national basis for our company. In this role, you will act as the senior representative for the company and work with our national clients and partners.
To ensure success as a national account manager, you should have excellent interpersonal skills, confidence, and the ability to lead a team of salespeople in managing accounts across the country. A top-notch national account manager will bring skills as a negotiator, problem solver, and thought-leader to the table.
National Account Manager Responsibilities:
- Creating and monitoring targets for the national sales department.
- Building a trusting and professional relationship with clients.
- Meeting with clients and account managers.
- Ensuring that all accounts are looked after and maintained.
- Supervising and managing regional salespeople in your department.
- Following up on complaints and queries on behalf of clients.
- Promoting new services and products to clients in your department.
- Reporting to senior management on the status of your accounts.
- Taking a leading role in presentations and proposals for national accounts.
- Monitoring and identifying market trends, competitors, and new sales leads.
National Account Manager Requirements:
- A bachelor's degree in business management, business science, or a related field.
- A minimum of 5 year's experience in a regional or national account manager position.
- A sales background with a demonstrated history of sales performance.
- A solid grasp of sales metrics, performance measures, and technical indicators.
- A thorough aptitude for analysis and strategy.
- Decisive thinking and leadership abilities.
- Excellent interpersonal and client-relations skills.
- Negotiation, conflict resolution, and presentation skills.
- Dynamic and creative problem-solving abilities.
- A strong client-focused mindset.