Key Account Manager - Media and Publishing (13434) 6 month Fixed Term contract

Paris /
Sales – Independent Sales /
Fixed Term
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Key Account Manager - Media and Publishing (13434)
6 month Fixed Term contract
Paris, France

The Key Accounts Executive role is responsible for maintaining and growing revenue through existing client base. The Key Accounts role is the day-to-day contact for key assigned accounts and is responsible for generating revenue by developing custom solutions with Getty Images’ products and services. This sales role must be comfortable with strong sales targets and account opportunity development, thus creating future revenue within their existing client bases. This role develops a trusted advisor relationship with key customer stakeholders and executive sponsors, and maintains a strong, long-lasting customer relationship.

Who You Are:

    • The Key Accounts Executive role is responsible for maintaining and growing revenue through existing client base. The Key Accounts role is the day-to-day contact for key assigned accounts and is responsible for generating revenue by developing custom solutions with Getty Images’ products and services. This sales role must be comfortable with strong sales targets and account opportunity development, thus creating future revenue within their existing client bases. This role develops a trusted advisor relationship with key customer stakeholders and executive sponsors, and maintains a strong, long-lasting customer relationship.

Your Next Challenge:

    • Grows existing assigned accounts by understanding their business needs and issues and devising effective sales strategies to identify larger opportunities and make recommendations to drive increased account activity through phone, email and chat.
    • Handles all aspects of the renewal process for Key Accounts, from contract and customer performance review through negotiations to closure.
    • Engages with customers to create opportunities, deepening relationships through customer-facing closing activities.
    • Encourages and educates customers to self-serve appropriately.
    • Coordinates the involvement of internal personnel, including support, service, and management resources, to reach objectives, trouble-shoot issues, and meet customers' expectations.
    • Fosters internal relationships with cross-functional partners in all departments.
    • Enters accurate customer and sales data into CRM and related systems.

What You’ll Need:

    • A higher education degree from a business school.
    • The candidate has a proven experience in sales on a challenger brand, with a focus on the Financial and Telco sectors.
    • Experience of selling to multi-national operations.
    • Solid direct B2B sales experience within a fast-pace organization with successful revenue track record from new business.
    • Fluent English and French is required.
    • Ideally, the candidate will have prior experience working for a US headquartered company.
    • The candidate is results-oriented, solutions-driven, understands the need for constant improvement, works well in a changing environment and is a strategic thinker.
    • Strong communication, negotiation, presentation and proposal development skills with the ability to foster and maintain relationships via telephone, email and in-person and be a champion of networking.
    • Ability to learn quickly the dynamics of Getty Images’ broad product range to a level that allows you to educate, cross-sell and up-sell effectively to clients.
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