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Account Manager

Burnett Specialists Austin Full-Time
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This position is to manage and help grow our relationship with a food distributor that we have worked very closely with for over 15 years.  In this role, you will work closely with beverage managers of multiple branches as well as help represent this company at food shows throughout the year.  While in the office and not attending to this client, you will be assisting the Sales team with all sales needs including new customer acquisitions, preparing for external meetings, and new product development.

Account Management

  • Ensure client satisfaction across sales, training, and quality control channels
  • Work with the art department to design creative marketing materials including brochures trade show materials and Power Point presentations
  • Run quarterly training sessions with incoming sales reps
  • Conduct additional training sessions with customers
  • Assist Food Distributor with anything that comes up throughout the year including providing them with samples, solving product issues, evaluating the competition, and assisting with increased sales demand
  • Assist with evaluating the market trends and developing new products
  • Assist client with new customer acquisition
  • Review and compile sales reports
  • Accompany sales representatives to initial meetings with significant clients
  • Attend approximately 15 trade shows per year (must be comfortable traveling alone)
  • Travel is approximately 40% of position

Sales Support and Trade Show Management:

  • Assist the sales team with new customers and product development
  • Create and send out samples/product to clients and potential customers
  • Create event marketing and communication plans for meetings, user conferences, and trade shows to make sure message is consistent and creative
  • Ordering all trade show supplies and arranging booth needs with tradeshow vendor
  • Attend all trade shows as a product expert while managing schedules, mitigating risk, monitoring tasks, and coordinating necessary resources for entire team
  • Oversee the installation and dismantling of all booths
  • Planning booths in advance and coordinating the packing of all materials
  • College Degree
  • Experience working in an office
  • Account management experience a plus
  • Willingness to travel, especially during the Spring
  • Must be adaptable
  • Must be well spoken and comfortable in front of people- public speaking
  • Team player mentality; able to work as a part of a small team
  • Initiative to learn about the product

Qualified candidates please send resume to angelac@burnettspecialists. com

Skills required

Business Development
Customer Relationship Management
Resolve Customer Issue
Sales Management
Achieve Client Need


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Burnett Specialists is a privately-held, employee-owned; Houston based company with offices in Houston, Austin, El Paso, San Antonio, and Dallas, where we operate as Choice Specialists. Nationally certified as a woman owned business, we are widely respected as a diversity vendor.

We offer our clients the convenience of utilizing one source for staffing and direct hire placements. Our skills specializations include: accounting, administrative / clerical, convention support, engineering, HR, IT, legal, light industrial, management, manufacturing, medical admin, mortgage / banking, sales / marketing, supply chain, TeleSkills / call center, and training.

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