Senior Account Manager REMOTE

 Axelerant - Company site
 December 4, 2021
 Multiple Countries

As a Senior Account Manager, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining existing customer relationships and subsequently delivering renewal and upsell targets for your respective accounts. You will become the customer’s advocate within Axelerant and provide a great customer experience. You will also be contributing to our sales and marketing goals by generating reference leads and positive testimonials from key stakeholders of your accounts.

You will proactively engage in the day-to-day Account Management of accounts. You must mitigate customer escalations and risks with the appropriate sense of urgency and build cross-departmental relationships with other stakeholders in the organization. You will be working directly with the Delivery and Project Management teams. You would be regularly interfacing with the Digital Experience Consulting team towards adding continuous value to our customer partnership.

Axelerant is seeking a candidate who can think strategically and execute tactically. You are data and metrics-driven, hands-on, detail-oriented, articulate and credible, and strategically work within accounts.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain account retention while providing outstanding customer service and developing client relationships, including building strategic leadership-level customer contacts.
  • Identify and close new opportunities within existing accounts.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the customer’s business model and overall ecosystem.
  • Nurture trusted relationships with key stakeholders at respective accounts. 
  • Build relevant account plan strategies that result in performance and/or improved customer experience
  • Monitor customer feedback and sentiments via Interviews, NPS, Satisfaction, and other survey results and build appropriate action plans and initiatives towards addressing them regularly. 
  • Setup and maintain a regular account check-in cadence, host Quarterly Business Reviews, manage customer escalations, and proactively identify risk and opportunities. 
  • Partner with internal resources to resolve customer escalations or operational issues and remove roadblocks from the team
  • Update and maintain the CRM database with the most relevant account and relationship details
  • Own and maintain sales pipeline and forecast from respective accounts. 
  • Identify Process inefficiencies and contribute ideas and solutions to Sales Operations and Leadership teams wherever applicable.
  • Collaborate with the Customer Marketing program lead and the marketing team to deepen our customer engagements.
  • Meet and exceed set Renewal and Expansion Goals and Key Performance Indicators 

Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in account management, customer success management, or an equivalent role for a technology company serving large mid-market companies and enterprises. 
  • Familiarity with web technologies, digital experience platforms, and UI/UX solutions
  • Strong leadership, teamwork, communication & cross-group collaboration skills
  • Proven track record of sustaining and growing customer relationships and revenue from accounts. 
  • Strong executive presence; ability to influence decision making internally and externally at all levels; crisp, to the point & confident
  • Experience with running a high volume of accounts
  • Advanced forecasting and analytical skills
  • Can identify expansion opportunities when speaking to a customer
  • Have owned and exceeded your renewal and upsell/ cross-sell quotas. 
  • Ability to negotiate difficult conversations
  • Proven capability to proactively manage complex and lengthy sales cycles
  • Very organized, with practical time management skills
  • Able to proactively drive Axelerant and Customers forward with minimal oversight
  • Meticulous attention to detail and a high level of accountability is imperative
  • Experience with preferably HubSpot CRM or other equivalent CRM
  • Advanced Google Suite expertise, including Docs, Sheet, Slides, and equivalent.
  • Ability to travel