Account Executive, Chicago

Chicago, United States

Job Description

Bringing order to ambiguity is in your DNA. Your style of communication is direct and succinct. You don’t use 10 words to explain yourself when two will do. Procrastination is a foreign concept; you do not wait to resolve open issues tomorrow when they could be addressed today.

Ideally you have experience with Agile software delivery framework.

You have an interest in selling. You have a passion for determining how project scope can be furthered to provide more business value to clients. You don’t mind picking up the phone to deliver challenging news, then jump into the trenches to help make the most of the situation. You are approachable, trustworthy, honest and ideally have a good sense of humor.

As a member of Devbridge Group, you will have the opportunity to work on some of the most complex challenges in the web and mobile space today. You will be a part of a select team of product managers, designers and engineers in charge of creating world-class digital products for some of the largest companies in the world.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare contracts and work closely with clients to negotiate terms;

  • Assist the Managing Director with project proposal preparation;

  • Help sell Devbridge's services by building relationships and demonstrating capabilities;

  • Monitor contract and invoicing status, working closely with product managers to forecast spend.

Requirements

  • 3+ years track record of success in direct sales or account management, business development experience including selling web, mobile, software solutions or projects;

  • Exceptional understanding of web projects and technologies;

  • Demonstrated level of comfort with consultative/solution selling approach;

  • Expertise in Financial Services, Banking, Technology, or Manufacturing vertical markets is beneficial;

  • Proven history of taking initiative; doing, not just talking;

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills;

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;

  • BS or BA degree, MBA preferred.

Benefits

  • A development focused international company with variety of challenging and compelling projects

  • Opportunity to grow in informal style of communication and management environment that is constantly looking for great team players and leaders to take

  • A chance to work with the top talent professionals and award winning teams

  • Participation in professional improvement seminars

  • Competitive salary and performance based bonuses

  • Health and dental insurance

  • Three weeks paid vacation plus standard United States holidays

  • 401(k) plan

  • Maternity/Paternity benefit

  • Gym membership

  • Team building events, Friday lunches and stocked kitchen

  • Employee referral program