Forte Consulting Group

  • Account Executive

    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/24/2018 11:56 AM)
  • Overview

    The Forte Group is an international IT Staffing and Solutions company. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Chicago, IL, The Forte Group has been providing an array of services centered on high quality IT talent and flexible engagement models. We believe that strong technical knowledge and excellent customer service helps us deliver the most talented and qualified professionals for our clients across all major industries while maintaining a high degree of customer satisfaction. We are passionate about helping our clients succeed and achieve their business objectives.


    We are looking for experienced, competitive, and motivated Account Executives to join our team. Forte is built on lasting relationships with our customers; Account Executives serve as the face of our organization in delivering a high level of customer service and support to our customers.


    • Knowledge and proper representation of Forte and all of our lines of business
    • Managing our client’s existing relationships and developing new business opportunities
    • Maintaining and growing customer satisfaction and long-term sales results within Forte Group’s clients
    • Introducing new clients that work well with Forte core expertise
    • Effectively handling day-to-day professional communication with the clients and the Delivery Team
    • Enforcing deadlines for proper levels of communication: requisition fulfillment, projects, programs
    • Understanding clients’ needs and collaborate to ensure delivery
    • with Recruiters - to provide staffing insights to fill positions
    • Communicate clients' pipelines to the team to achieve high levels of results
    • with Technical Personnel to step in and devise a solution as needed
    • with others in the organization to find the right partners for delivery
    • Proving value to your customer, being their advisor and partner
    • Ensuring necessary paperwork execution (Agreement, Purchase Order, Statement of Work, Request for Proposal, Compliance Audit, etc.)
    • Attaining targeted sales goals and performance levels through effective management of resources and report sales activity regularly
    • Delivering high quality customer services externally (candidates and clients) and internally (your team)



    • At least 4 years professional experience with 2 years of which have been in Account Management or Business Development within the IT Staffing industry
    • High energy with a positive attitude, customer service oriented
    • Experience building and maintaining relationships with Hiring Managers, Decision Makers and Influencers (Manager, Director, VP, C-Level etc)
    • Experience building sustainable long-term relationships & becoming an advisor to clients on technical solutions
    • A track record of identifying new opportunities within accounts and acting upon them to deliver quantifiable growth results
    • Managing daily tasks related to account management, sales & recruitment
    • Must be able to maintain or exceed sales quotas to ensure proper levels of customer satisfaction and service
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; consistent follow up skills
    • Effective and professional communication and presentation skills, both written & oral
    • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
    • Cold call, prospecting experience and negotiating skills
    • Strong follow up skills, ability to set and manage multiple tasks and deliverables



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