Account Specialist, Client Development
Retail Business Group
Learn and work on meaningful initiatives with some of the best and brightest in the market research industry. The NPD Group provides the world’s most successful brands with leading market research, combining consumer and retail point-of-sale data with analytic solutions to interpret today’s market trends while anticipating tomorrow’s. In addition, we offer a career filled with innovation and growth to the forward-thinking problem solvers who join our team.
You’re a passionate, dynamic, and highly motivated individual who’s looking for an opportunity to have an impact on some of the most well-known companies in the world. This integral member of the Retail Business Group team will report directly to the Executive Director, Client Development. If you enjoy working with clients to influence their business solutions, this job is for you.
Our Retail Business Group team is currently seeking an Account Specialist who is responsible for managing and growing the relationship between NPD and a number of retailers focused on the consumer sporting goods and athletics industry. In this role, you will aid in building actionable, value-added insights, manage and grow the client relationship, and drive revenue.
This position will be based in NPD’s Port Washington, NY headquarters, with some travel to see clients in various locations across the US as needed.
The ideal candidate must be able to conduct engaging and impactful presentations that deliver value to the client while telling a compelling story in a concise and polished manner to a diverse audience.
Most importantly, the candidate must demonstrate the ability to listen to the customer and appropriately match the customer's needs with NPD's products and services, or be willing to direct the customer to the best solution.
The ideal candidate must be comfortable and effective when talking with a broad range of decision influencers and decision makers within an organization. The candidate will be able to effectively understand and build relationships throughout the prospective customer's organization.