Account Manager

  • 2022-05-27
  • Our client is a Canadian export risk agency working to help entrepreneurs grow their exports and support their growth. They offer a variety of solutions to offer their support to other companies. The commercial markets team is currently looking for an Account Manager to join their team. In this role, you will be reporting to the District Manager and will be responsible for contributing to the company’s corporate plan.
    You will conduct research and assess potential clients, build relationships with them, and work together to create a plan to impact their companies and markets positively. You will be responsible for promoting the company’s capabilities through regular communication with financial intermediaries by growing the network and connecting with potential clients.
    This role offers a lucrative compensation package + benefits package + generous vacation policy, as well as a hybrid way of working.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Maintain a high-level of client satisfaction and retention
    • Identify and connect with new clients and refine their needs, challenges, and strategies
    • Build and maintain effective long-term relationships with key industry associations in Canada
    • Identify opportunities for business development across Canada and abroad. Plan and manage an effective approach to business development and client support.
    • Manage an assigned portfolio of accounts
    • Promote the full range of products
    • Help facilitate transactions where appropriate
    • Execute projects, tasks and initiatives related to the fulfilment of the market coverage mandate
    • Identify market trends for the purpose of developing regional strategies
    • Act as the problem solver for the client, handle client negotiation strategies, and manage interactions in a professional manner
    Qualifications:
    • Undergraduate degree in business administration, commerce, finance or a related field
    • 2+ years of experience for account manager role, in business development in international business or banking or 5+ years of experience for senior account manager role
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • An existing established network
    Assets:
    • MBA, CFA, or CITP designation
    • Knowledge of international trade and international business practices
    • Experience in various industries
    • Business development experience in commercial banking

    Our client values their people and have plenty of opportunities for growth. If this role interests you, please hit the ‘Apply’ button today.