American Express Manager - Account Development (AIA) in North Carolina
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The Global Commercial Services (GCS) –Global and U.S. Large Enterprise Client Group (G&L) manages American Express’ largest and strategically important commercial clients – driving differentiated value and providing solutions that meet the diverse and global needs of the company’s most valuable customers. The organization is on a journey to transform and reimagine how to best position AXP in the commercial space, to ensure mutual success for our customers and American Express.
The U.S. Industry Verticals team is a client management organization with B2B specialization focused on profitably accelerating B2B penetration.
This Client Manager will report to the U.S. Verticals Director focused on Technology and Higher Education industries. The successful candidate must have an entrepreneurial drive, a winning track record of uncovering and implementing new business opportunities, proven success building C-suite relationships, strong financial acumen, sharp negotiations skills and ability to deliver differentiated and customer-first solutions and B2B payments experience.
Serve as the B2B payments expert for all commercial solutions within their portfolio to deliver on the GCS value proposition
Identify and implement B2B portfolio growth and retention strategies by using in-depth industry knowledge and effectively linking to the client needs
Strategically and quickly adapt plans and priorities when needed to achieve the desired outcome
Build and safeguard strong client relationships to drive NPS and sustainable volume
Identify gaps in C-suite relationships and with executive decision makers and implement relationship stacking strategies to bridge them – effectively establishing regular customer facing touchpoints
Lead development of client renewal and expansions proposals; negotiate sophisticated deal constructs and lead all aspects in the implementation of solutions
Resourcefully overcome sophisticated client barriers; quickly and thoughtfully resolve escalated issues
Develop customized and strategic account plans to unlock spend growth
Work collaboratively with key business partners across various divisions of American Express including but not limited to GCS, GMNS, B2B Enablement, Analytics, Pricing, Finance, Legal and Marketing
Take a data driven approach to quantitatively sell a story – applying strong financial acumen
Develop, and actively lead a sales pipeline, across multiple accounts simultaneously, using CRM tools
Contact clients with overdue accounts to secure the settlement of the account. Also they do preventive work to avoid future overdues with accounts that have a high exposure.
Locations: Virtual – NY, IL, FL & NC
5 years’ prior strategic relationship management and/or business development experience
Knowledge of B2B, key trends, and payment processes
Results oriented with entrepreneurial approach to portfolio management; ability to proactively identify and close profitable opportunities
Ability to gain in-depth understanding of client needs to advise and implement client-focused plans with limited support and guidance
Strong relationship management and negotiation skills; experience in successfully establishing C-level relationships and within cross-functional areas within large companies
Innovative and solutions-oriented approach to overcoming barriers impacting client value or growth; Ability to effectively influence and lead change
Effective oral and written communication skills, with the ability to influence internal and external partners; to effectively present products, technical solutions, and financials to clients
Travel up to 30%
- Master's degree
Salary Range: $80,000.00 to $155,000.00 annually bonus benefits
The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.
We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:
Competitive base salaries
6% Company Match on retirement savings plan
Free financial coaching and financial well-being support
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits
Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need
20 weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy
Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)
Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program
Career development and training opportunities
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We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That's why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.
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Primary Location: US-New York
Other Locations: US-North Carolina, US-Florida, US-Illinois
Req ID: 23012199
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