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Account Executive - Rochester, Norwalk, NYC (477)
Location: Corporate - Rochester, NY


Develop new business client base within Market Research industries and increase corporate revenue through sales and marketing efforts.

  • Identify and close sales opportunities from leads provided by inside sales representatives and marketing campaigns
  • Work directly with clients to define opportunities, create solutions and close sales
  • Develop client relationships and grow revenue within the client base
  • Maintain consistent attainment of business results
  • Design and implement innovative sales lead generation programs to result in significant increase in revenue
  • Create market-driven sales strategies and value-added solutions to capture market share and enhance customer value
  • Establish sales forecasts, budgets, quotas and pricing margins
  • Create and present client proposals
  • Establish and maintain outstanding customer satisfaction
  • Deliver customized client presentations
  • Develop and manage new accounts through executive cold calling
  • Work through sales obstacles and objections to see a "prospect" through to close
  • Present client proposals and customized client presentations
  • Establish and maintain outstanding customer satisfaction
  • Masterís (MBA) degree preferred or bachelorís degree with equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years consultative or market research sales experience
  • Large account sales experience
  • Must have excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Self-starter, goal oriented
  • Maintain a sales philosophy based on a "win-win" for all parties
  • Ability to consistently meet and exceed all sales and profit goals
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Must have proven track record in sales
  • Travel required within national, international
  • Experience selling research services preferred
  • Specific knowledge of any of the following Research industries:
    • Consumer Package Goods
    • Marketing Communications
    • Technology/Telecomm.
    • General Markets
    • Financial Services
Additional Information

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To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter indicating Job Title, Job Code and Harris Interactive Website to:

Senior Recruiter
Job Code: 477
Harris Interactive
60 Corporate Woods
Rochester, NY 14623
Fax: 585-272-0687

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