You might hire an account executive to:

  • Maintain frequent and effective communication with existing clients
  • Grow existing client accounts by uncovering new pain points or service gaps

  • Generate more business by prospecting for new clients

  • Assist sales teams with outreach, demoing, and closing

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Willingness and ability to travel for certain clients
Ability to manage several accounts at once
Experience with budget and expense management, as needed
Ability to understand pain points and anticipate client needs
Familiarity with customer relationship management (CRM) software
Strong relationship-building skills
Extensive knowledge of a particular industry