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Account Manager

Company: Viking Electric Supply
Location: Addison
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Account Manager Addison, Illinois Account managers are responsible for being a business manager and leader for the assigned account package.--Account--managers provide value to our customers--with the services and solutions available--through Viking Electric.--The goal of the account manager is to grow the volume and profitability of the account base and promoting all of Viking's products and services in a professional and ethical manner. Additional duties and responsibilities are:

  • negotiating with customers and vendors to obtain orders, meet schedules, enhance profitability, and to ensure that each customer uses Viking as their primary source of material.
  • promoting and selling the people, products and services and--solutions--of Viking Electric. The Account Manager must tailor a business plan that is appropriate to each customer's business potential and market needs.
  • working with Account Representatives, Project Team associates--and all other specialists to make sure the customer is receiving quality service, resolving customer disputes, coordinating efforts with the credit department by obtaining the accounts receivable goals, and prospecting for new accounts as applicable. Job Requirements:
    • Strong understanding of Viking's products and services.
    • Good understanding of the market and competitors and basic financial skills.
    • Must have effective negotiating skills.
    • Strong selling, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
    • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong organization and time management skills.
    • Strong computer/technology skills (Microsoft Office, Mobile devices, Industry software).
    • Strong account customer planning skills
    • Leadership skills and a team player attitude. Required Experience
      • A minimum of four years combined electrical industry experience including: City Desk, Account Representative, Project Sales, Specialist or Operations.
      • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, a related field preferred or equivalent experience.
      • Must have a valid state driver's license with a good driving record. Viking Electric--is a wholesale electrical distributor and solutions provider with 23 locations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Ill. The company was founded in 1964, in St. Paul, Minnesota to serve the needs of the electrical industry. Viking Electric serves residential and commercial electrical contractors, industrial, tool, and related markets. The company stocks more than 30,000 products from 400 manufacturers including electrical supplies, lighting, power tools, hand tools, wire and cable, automation, data com, switchgear, and more. Viking Electric is a Sonepar Company.--vikingelectric.com-- Viking Electric is an M/F/Disabled and Vet EEO/AA employer

Keywords: Viking Electric Supply, Naperville , Account Manager, Executive , Addison, Illinois

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