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Senior Relationship Development Manager

  • ID: 463745
  • Posted: 4/22/2020
  • Location: Buffalo, NY
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Viaduct is looking for a Senior Relationship Development Manager to create long-term, trusting relationships with a growing new client. The Senior RDM role is to oversee a portfolio of assigned customers, develop new business from existing clients and actively seek new sales opportunities.
In this role, you will act as a liaison with cross-functional internal teams including engineering, operations, and project management to improve the entire customer experience. This position may require travel up to 35%
If you are familiar with account management software (CRM), have a flair for client communication and understand consumer behavior, we’d like to meet you. Ideally, candidates for this role will know how to meet ambitious individual and team-wide sales quotas and will actively seek out new business opportunities while delivering top-notch, quality service to current clients.
Ultimately, a successful Relationship Development Manager will collaborate with our sales team to achieve quotas while keeping our clients satisfied and engaged with our products and services in the long-run.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the lead point of contact for all customer account management matters;
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships;
  • Negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximize profits;
  • Develop trusted advisor relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders and executive sponsors;
  • Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives;
  • Clearly, communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders;
  • Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to meet sales quotas;
  • Forecast and track key account metrics (e.g. quarterly sales results and annual forecasts);
  • Prepare reports on account status;
  • Collaborate with sales team to identify and grow opportunities within the territory;
  • Assist with challenging client requests or issue escalations as needed;
  • Provide assistance in RFP/RFQ process;
  • Actively seek out solutions to problems through continuous communication with clients and partners.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3 years experience in IT/Software sales into Enterprise accounts
  • 5 years experience with CRM software (e.g. Salesforce, Zoho CRM or HubSpot)

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Strong organizational skills and analytical skills;
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with great attention to detail;
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities;
  • Ability to multitask and juggle multiple account management projects at all times;
  • Ability to be pro-active in resolving problems and addressing issues;
  • Ability to work independently and as a valued team member
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization
  • Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs.
  • Experience in IT sales preferred.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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