BT Global Account Manager - Unified Trading - Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Global Account Manager – Unified Trading

The Specifics

Team: BT in the Americas

Location: Chicago, IL

Existing authorization to work in the United States is required. Relocation support for this position is not currently available.

Why this role matters:

BT’s purpose is to use the power of communication to make a better world. For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities. We need you to help us do this.

The role holder is responsible for the development of sales of designated products in established accounts, market sector or product-line. He/she will provide regional support and work in partnership with global account team to define strategy and progress business relationships. He/she negotiates at a high level, but within well-defined limits of delegation.

What you’ll be doing

  • To define, develop and own key customer relationships and customer contact strategy.

  • To make a significant contribution to company's sales revenue.

  • To maintain and develop a pipeline to support the stated Global and local account targets.

  • To operate in line with BT processes and procedures and demonstrating a commitment to get the job done.

  • To manage Customer Satisfaction within the assigned account base.

  • To participate and contribute to periodic team calls when engaged with Global or regional clients with more than one touch point from BT.

  • To ensure interactions with customers and colleagues are respectful and courteous and represent BT in a professional way.

  • Likely to have responsibility for management of a direct or virtual team.

  • Evidence of teamwork and willingness to support others and BT.

  • May operate on a multi-country basis.

  • To follow the latest trends and developments in own field and adapt these to apply in the organization

We’ll also need to see this on your resume:

  • Relevant experience in the financial solution sales function.

  • Strong leadership skills in managing, motivating and coaching.

  • Strong presentation skills

  • 10 years of relevant job experience

  • Willingness to travel internationally

  • Sales / Client relationship management experience in the global banking industry

  • Significant experience within an international sales environment

  • Working knowledge of Global Service Integration, IP Networking, Network Security, Cloud Services, WAN Services, Contact Center / Customer Experience, and Voice / Unified Communications & Collaboration; etc.

  • Exceptional relationship management skills at the ‘C’ level

  • Evidence of driving up profit from customers and achieving targets

  • Excellent communications & negotiation skills

  • Understanding of P&L’s

  • Experience and proven track record closing opportunities

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Why choose us?

BT in the Americas is a leading expert in managed networked IT services, operating globally and delivering locally. We work for 8,500 organizations, such as Nestle Purina, BMW, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Heinz, PepsiCo, Bristol-Myers Squibb, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Fiat- Chrysler, Microsoft, NATO, NYSE, Thomson Reuters, Unilever, Volkswagen, Volvo and many more. By combining products and services with industry-specific solutions and consulting expertise, we deliver efficient and secure systems to our customers.

BT has had a presence in the United States for more than 30 years. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, we have more than 3000 professionals, with offices in over 35 key cities across the US, Canada and Latin America. BT owns and operates its own network infrastructure in North America. This includes nation-wide reach to all major US cities with MPLS nodes across the US, making up one of the larger MPLS networks of any carrier in the region. This expanded footprint enables us to reach over 80% of key customer sites, as well as extending coverage beyond the US with MPLS points across the region.

BT sets high standards for its employees, but also strives to provide a work environment and culture that fosters health and wellbeing. Above and beyond your base salary, sales compensation plan and full comprehensive benefits, BT offers high deductible health plans that empower employees to make good health care decisions, with the ability to use funds from a health savings account - to which BT contributes - that the employee manages and controls. In addition to a generous vacation allowance, all employees receive an additional 3 paid days per year to volunteer in their communities.

BT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job: Core Sales

Title: Global Account Manager - Unified Trading - Chicago

Location: Illinois-Chicago

Requisition ID: 98043