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Marchon - Account Executive at VSP in Melville, NY

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Description

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

With minimal direction responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Key Account program. 

Essential Functions

Develop and implement Key Account Sales Program to maximize growth, profitability and customer satisfaction.

 

Develop and implement annual sales plans and forecast future sales performance for Key Accounts.

 

Responsible for the creation of annual objectives and budgets and the measurement of sales against established plan goals.

 

Identify internal and external process improvement for Key Accounts including improvements in the ordering / return process, customer service assistance, distribution and board selection; Make recommendations to executive management.

 

Provide management direction to Board Management, Customer Service, Supply Chain and Distribution Center.

 

Create sell-in and sell-thru process for Key Accounts.

 

Manage assigned Independent Sales Force Reps including contracts, pay, performance and development.

 

Work with Sales Force to develop strategies to maximize sales opportunities; Develop and implement training as needed.

 

Cultivate and develop strong business relationships with Key Accounts and identify prospective additions to the group.

 

Establishes and maintains working relationships with key personnel and communicates with internal and external clients and executive management as needed.

 

Manages and leads special projects as assigned.

 

Perform all other duties as assigned.

 

 

Note:  This job description is intended to indicate the basic nature of positions allocated to this job title and examples of typical duties that may be assigned.  It does not imply that all positions within this class perform all the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all the possible duties that may be assigned.

 

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year accredited college or university or equivalent training, education and experience
 

10 to 15 years sales experience

 

5 years managerial and/or supervisory experience

 

Ability to make management decisions with wide ranging impact

 

Ability to represent the company externally to clients and customers in a professional manner

 

Must be able to prioritize work for subordinates

 

Excellent interpersonal communication skills

 
Excellent organizational skills, detailed oriented and able to multitask

 

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

 

Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

 

Travel required

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

This position generally works in an indoor office environment and travels on a regular basis.

 

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to:

Speak clearly and concisely
Hear clearly to understand general conversations in person, over the telephone and in large groups
Use hands to manipulate objects and paperwork
Use close vision and be able to focus
Sit for long periods of time while traveling to clients or at meetings
Stand for long periods of time while working in a clients retail environment
Travel by car for significant distances and airplane in varying weather conditions

 

The physical demands described here are those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

 

The information above describes the general nature of the position and serves as a summary of the typical job functions. It's not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, or duties.

 

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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