Account Manager with Business Development Responsibilities



Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 36 days ago

Job Description

Bose is about better sound, but better sound is just the beginning. We’re about inventing new technologies that truly benefit people and creating a culture where innovation and teamwork are highly valued. Working at Bose, you’re encouraged to question conventional thinking in the relentless quest to create products and experiences that change people's lives. Join a company that operates globally, with a culture that embraces new ideas.

We have got an exciting opportunity as the Account Manager within our Bose Custom Solutions Team in the Americas Wholesale division.

The Bose Custom Solutions group is focused on building a dealer network of loyal brand advocates who provide impeccable customer experiences through hands on sales engagement, best in class support and custom installation expertise.

Our group strives to be the top-rated supplier to our retail customers in delivery of Innovation, Business Planning and Marketplace Excellence, and we are now looking for an experienced sales professional.

In this role, you will develop account plans to help drive growth within the existing Bose Custom Solutions direct dealer portfolio while also identifying and closing larger scale new business opportunities within the Custom Install, Builder and Security channels.

In this role, you will report into the Manger of the Bose Custom Solutions business unit.


• Develop annual account plans for currently assigned direct dealers to meet sales targets.

• Identify new business opportunities within the Custom Installed channel and lead the effort to close new business opportunities on behalf of Bose.

• Ensure new product launch plans are developed and executed in alignment with Global Wholesale strategies.

• Partner with Sell-through team to develop action plans designed to drive awareness and sell-through.

• Execute established account management standards and processes for existing dealers and new business.

• Drive the execution of business initiatives supporting strategic product investments.

• Manage the HQ relationship via Enterprise selling model.

• Manage key expenses to established budgeted targets.

Location: US field based


We believe you are driven by collaborating across functions to realize big potential. You are motivated by creating in partnership with others and influence by listening to understand. You drive decisions through data and evidence and by considering inputs from others. You are dissatisfied with the status quo and comfortable taking calculated risks, failing fast, and learning quickly.


You have at least seven years of experience from B2B sales management of key accounts with experience of building strategic business plans. You have previous experience managing and growing business in CI, Security and Builder markets in North America. You have solid knowledge of MS PowerPoint and Excel and you are used working with CRM tools.

You have a bachelor’s degree in business management or similar.


You might be wondering what it’s like to work in the Global Consumer Sales organization at Bose. Well, we are a dynamic group of action-oriented sales, marketing and operations pros. We are centered directly on our customer’s needs with an obsession for finding new and even more effective ways to build on those critical customer relationships. We don’t shy away from problems, rather, we see them as challenges and as opportunities that require diverse thought, intense focus and natural drive to make things better. We work together, across functions and channels, to bring our customers innovative new products that help them reach their own fullest potential. We know, when we are at our best, we can help them feel more, do more and be more.