Account Manager - NCSA- Next College Student Athlete (Chicago · IL · Open to Remote)

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Account Manager 
Account Manager Job Details:
We are seeking a top-performing Account Manager who has strong relationships within Division I football programs and can continue to develop relationships with coaches and recruiting personnel staff members. This role will be assigned within a College/University network territory to simultaneously nurture and renew our current clients. 
This role will be assigned to work with existing accounts while also prospecting and closing prospective clients. Customer relationships are developed by phone contact, personal visits, onsite discovery, software demonstrations, oral presentations, and through attending events. 
  • Become a subject matter expert on the Zcruit product offerings for college football teams
  • Develop and execute sales plans to deliver on revenue goals, and provide accurate forecasting
  • Manage a strategic sales cycle: prospecting, qualifying, managing, and closing sales opportunities within a defined territory
  • Create and deliver sales forecasts, updates and share best practices with our Account Management team
  • Achieve sales results by understanding key business drivers, potential customer challenges, and relevant industry knowledge and trends
  • Maintain account information in CRM (Pipedrive, Hubspot) 
  • Respond to incoming leads, assigned leads, and customer inquiries
  • Represent Zcruit in a positive and professional manner
  • Work with all personnel and outside contacts to ensure client satisfaction and achieve customer success goals
  • Identify areas of improvement in the company and assist in creating and implementing solutions
  • Manage new account training and customer onboarding for accounts
  • Provide consistent, prompt support to accounts as assigned to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Maintain relationships with existing customers in a designated territory – including conducting phone and email customer support, regular check ins via email, phone and webinars as required
  • Conduct regular “health scoring” of accounts to identify high risk clientele, and create action plans to mitigate risk 
  • Recommend product improvements to the product team as needed
  • Ensure all quarterly customer retention targets are met 
  • Conduct CRM updates regularly, including maintaining active client roster
  • Contribute to the greater team’s success through taking on additional tasks and responsibilities when needed, including supporting the sales and customer success efforts of teammates. 
  • 4+ Years of experience in sales and account management for SaaS products OR College Athletics at the NCAA level either as a coach or staff member with additional experience using a recruiting, compliance, or team management CRM system 
  • The ability to perform a high-level product demonstrations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and high organizational skills with ability to manage many different responsibilities 
  • Experience with Pipedrive, Hubspot or similar CRM preferred 
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A proven track record of success 
• Remote employees will be considered for this position 
Benefits & Perks 
  • Stay Healthy: Enroll in comprehensive benefits & insurance plans with no waiting period 
  • Be Well: Expense up to $65 per month for health & wellness 
  • Maximize Savings: Contribute to your 401k retirement savings with company matching 
  • Be Comfortable: Enjoy a relaxed casual dress code 
  • Give Back: Receive paid time off to volunteer in your community 
  • Take Time: Enjoy paid parental leave to bond with & care for a newborn or newly adopted child 
  • Stay Connected: Expense up to $350 towards the purchase of a laptop, tablet or computer
  • PAWesome Perk: Enroll your furry friends in our Voluntary Pet Insurance Plan 
ABOUT Zcruit 
Zcruit is the leading NCAA certified recruiting service/software technology that is used by over 90 Division I College Football Programs. Zmail keeps football coaches and recruiters informed in an easy and customized manner by allowing users to track the recruiting activity of current targets, rival schools, and geographic regions. Along with having daily email alert functionality, Zcruit provides users with several additional tools including database access, school-wide prospect tracking, filtering and discovery functionality, and our proprietary Activity Report/Twitter Insights to better track recruiting prospects. Zcruit is also the exclusive content manager/provider of all Rivals Camp video."
Zcruit is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and
applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service
member status, age, disability, sexual and gender orientation, genetic information or any other
protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.