Account Manager

Dish Network   •  

Bakersfield, CA

Industry: Telecommunications.


Less than 5 years

Posted 296 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

DISH Network has an employment opportunity for individuals with energy, intellect, and the need to achieve as a Bilingual Account Manager.  The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develops and implements strategic sales plans to accommodate corporate goals
  • Bilingual capabilities (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Directs sales forecasting activities and sets performance goals accordingly
  • Reviews market analyses to determine customer needs, areas of opportunity and key market advantages
  • Directs channel development activity and coordinates sales distribution by identifying new points of sale and establishing sales goals
  • Advises dealers, distributors, and clients concerning sales and advertising techniques
  • Represents company at trade association meetings to promote product
  • Working closely with owners and management of our independent dealers to build business plans, develop sales and marketing strategies, and improve customer retention
  • Teaming with retailers to conduct various sales events
  • Detailed and accurate tracking of business activities
  • Meets with key clients, assisting sales representative with maintaining relationships and negotiating and closing deals
  • Prepares periodic sales report showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion
  • Monitors and evaluates the activities and products of the competition
  • Other duties as required.  This list is not meant to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities assigned to this position

Skills - Experience and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; 3+ years related experience, 1-2 years outbound sales experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A successful Account Manager will become knowledgeable in every facet of their retailers’ business including but not limited to: short and long term goals, local competition, customer base, turnover, hiring practices, etc. We seek candidates with financial, marketing, sales and business development acumens
  • Effectively respond to and interact with all levels of organizational staff
  • Excellent presentation/facilitation, organizational, analytical, interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
  • High level of computer expertise, including use of internet, database, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation applications
  • Flexible, innovative and the ability to manage time and priorities in a fast paced, growth-oriented and time-critical environment
  • Ability to travel 60-80% of the time
  • Must maintain valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Fluent in Spanish highly preferred