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    Account Manager

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    Position Title: Account Manager

    Reports to: Exchange Services

    Date: July 2008

    Exemption Status: Exempt

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Account Manager's primary responsibility is to maximize the revenue potential from use and sale of product and Professional Services related to the Amphire Connect product suite. Act as key Amphire contact for assigned customer accounts to ensure customer satisfaction and be responsive to their needs and request. The Account Manager will also work closely with the Exchange Integration Team to communicate needs and opportunities for future revenue opportunities.

    Responsibility 1  Account Management    70 % of Time

    • Foster and develop Amphire customer relations
    • Understand Customer concerns that hinder further Amphire adoption
      • Propose solutions to concerns
      • Work the account relationship and overcome any customer resistance
    • Increase participation between Amphire Exchange trading partners
      • Establish increased number of active connection points
      • Work with Customers individually to plan and coordinate increased adoption
      • Drive broader adoption of transaction types and usage
    • Identify and cultivate new opportunities in Amphire's customer base through analytics
    • Participate in new sales opportunities and help assist in the sales cycle
    • Work with customer on contract, pricing and integration questions and ad hoc requests
    • Work with distributor customers to identify, implement and coordinate signing promotions

    Responsibility 2    Release Management    30% of Time

    • Oversee the business aspect of Integration / Professional Services (PS) work
      • Gather basic definition of new requests for PS work
      • Responsible for Statement of Work (SOW) draft, delivery, signature and follow up
      • Work with the Business Analyst / Integration Team Lead to clarify requests
      • Participate in development status meetings
      • Provide updates to the customer on status
      • Coordinate customer responsibilities with Amphire Project Manager

    Knowledge & Experience Requirements:

    (minimum qualifications required to perform this job)

    • Two to Five years of relationship or account management
    • Strong written and verbal communication/presentation skills
    • Strong conflict resolution, negotiating and influencing skills
    • Ability to work up and down and organization's hierarchy / departments
    • Comfortable conversing with technical and business customer contacts
    • Ability to work in fast-paced, changing environments
    • Ability to multi-task on several, unrelated projects simultaneously
    • Self-starting, focused and customer-oriented
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
    • Knowledge of Project Management tools, procedures, software and life cycle
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • Knowledge of the foodservice industry a strong plus
    • Technical awareness / appreciation - eBusiness / EDI / eCommerce

    Optional Skills that add value:

    • Process engineering experience
    • Event management and planning
    • Experience in inside sells, up selling or marketing
    • Experience in outside sales

    Please send resume with cover letter to careers@amphire.com
    Salary DOQ. Amphire is an equal opportunity employer.

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