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Account Executive

Company: Office Depot
Location: Boca Raton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Major Account Executive is an outside sales position responsible for identifying, qualifying, and acquiring new customers classified as Key Account prospects in major to large customers inclusive of the public and private sector that will contribute profitable growth to the organization. This role will have a partnership team that includes an Implementation Manager to onboard the new customers once won, cross-functional experts on our product lines to expand share of wallet within the account, and a Key Account Manager that focuses on the day to day management of the new logo within their assigned portfolio. Crucial to the success of this role is strong strategic planning and tactical acumen, pipeline management skills, and the ability to successfully collaborate with multiple departments outside of his/her own team.

The Major Account Executive will negotiate and close sales from $250,000 to $2,000,000 annually.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. New Account Acquisition: Engaged in sales activities outside of the office, face-to-face, including, but not limited to, creating relationships with non-Office Depot decision influencers, decision-makers, end-users, current buyers, and new prospects within an organization. Network and cold call prospective customers and leads (based on customer profile in volume, size, and service requirements) to arrange meetings to present Office Depot offerings to potential customers utilizing our strategic pricing strategy. Acquire new high potential accounts by selling them a broad portfolio of Office Depot products. Generate long-term profitability and revenue for Office Depot through the acquisition of net-new high potential accounts.

2. Relationship Building: Forecast business and meet or exceed assigned sales quotas. Utilize solution selling and account management techniques to maximize the business relationship and opportunities with targeted companies within the assigned industries. Build and expand relationships with customer by understanding the business elements supporting indirect sales and service business, Develop in-depth knowledge of office supplies; procurement operations in the prospect portfolio.

3. Takes responsibility and ownership for data integrity and accuracy of work products and creativity with business planning and implementing sales initiatives. Maintains customer information in Office Depot's CRM.

4. Responsible for customer and company requirements and being a thought leader in developing selling strategies and training co-workers.

Education & Experience: High School diploma or equivalent, Bachelors preferred

Years of Experience: Minimum 3 years experience in a related field

Type of Experience: Sales experience in a business-to-business environment

Skills and Ability:

* Experience in selling B2B and progressively improving results.

* Previous experience in successfully achieving or exceeding goals.

* Demonstrate an understanding of the industry, the current trends and changes, as well as leverage that information to the benefit of Office Depot and the customer.

* Excellent objection handling and negotiating abilities.

* Driven to invest time in self-education that can be applied in a professional context.

* Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills.

* Fluid organization agility (the ability to quickly learn, understand, and navigate an organization at the upper to lower levels.

* Previous experience within the office supplies industry preferred.

* Elevated understanding of strategic sales pipeline building, managing a balanced pipeline of potential opportunities to assess, propose, and ultimately close large scale business deals.

* Consultative approach to strategic selling methods, complex deal negotiations, and ability to close deals that are balanced and margin healthy.

Information Systems:

* Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

* Working knowledge of Salesforce CRM a plus

Personal Attributes:

* Must be personable and presentable at all times.

* Must be a self-starter and able to work autonomously timely manner.

* Able to take direction well and execute efficiently and effectively.

* Flexible with respect to change initiatives.

* Ability to work in a matrixed organization.

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Office Depot and Office Max offer competitive salaries, a benefits package, which includes a 401(k), and more, along with plenty of opportunities to move and grow within our organization! For immediate consideration for this exciting position, please click the Apply Now button.

How To Apply

Click the Apply Now button and follow the instructions on each page. When you have completed the application, click the submit button.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Office Depot and Office Max are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records City & County of San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Keywords: Office Depot, Boca Raton , Account Executive, Other , Boca Raton, Florida

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