Account Manager, Government Affairs - Bloomberg Government

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Posted Sep 9, 2016 - Requisition No. 53988

Delivering news, analytics and data-driven decision tools, Bloomberg Government's digital workspace gives an intelligent edge to government affairs and contracting professionals influencing government action.

Redefine How Washington Works:

When government is at its best, diverse ideas are at work. The same is true of Bloomberg Government. Our ability to innovate and serve our clients means diversity and inclusion are essential. If you're eager to join a multi-dimensional team that celebrates and demonstrates difference, if you have the vision to see how information can transform "business as usual" and if you are hungry to create-to build a service transforming how things get done-then stop reading this and join our team.

Who Thrives Here:

Individuals who embrace hard work, act with urgency and collaborate without reserve thrive at Bloomberg Government. You are on the front lines of revolutionizing the information services industry in Washington-as high as our expectations will be of you, yours should be higher. We are a start-up, backed and nurtured by the powerful incubation of the worldwide leader in information services, Bloomberg L.P. If you are dogged, innovative and interested in work that contributes to causes greater than yourself, you belong at Bloomberg Government.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Account Manager. The Account Manager will be responsible for the following:

  • Manage relationships with existing client base, driving account usage and actively developing opportunities to expand within existing clients
  • Attend and participate in customer meetings, serving as primary point of contact for training and client questions
  • Develop innovative strategies and tactics to promote usage and growth within accounts
  • Conduct e-mail campaigns
  • Attend local networking events

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of account management or sales experience
  • Knowledge of Government market is a requirement (either selling within it, or working in it)
  • Knowledge of Capitol Hill and the Legislative process
  • Strong consultative sales skills
  • Knowledge of the government, marketplace and sales acquisitions process
  • An entrepreneurial mind set and outgoing nature
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills to effectively communicate value proposition to leaders in the public and private sectors
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