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American Express Manager - Account Development (AIA) in North Carolina


You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that’s unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

At American Express, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

Join Team Amex and let's lead the way together.

How will you make an impact in this role?

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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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%

  • Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Bonus incentives

  • 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

For a full list of Team Amex benefits, visit our Colleague Benefits Site .

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

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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Job: Sales

Primary Location: US-New York

Other Locations: US-North Carolina, US-Florida, US-Illinois

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 23012199