Managing Director-LA

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Do you love sales and delight in customer satisfaction? Are you a proven leader with experience building and growing accounts AND teams? Do you crave working in an organization where your forward thinking ideas can be shared with smart and talented people? Then, Aquent could be the place for you!

The Managing Director leads the sales and service efforts to grow Aquent business in the various industries (Professional Services, Financial, Media/Entertainment, CPG, and Healthcare). The Managing Director has overall P&L and staff management responsibility for their specialized industry. Implements the overall vision for the industry. The successful Managing Director has a deep understanding for the business objectives of a specific industry, as well as the needs of our marketing and creative Talent base, and is able to present Aquent services and illustrate how Aquent can contribute to through our staffing services and solutions. Has a genuine interest in the marketing and creative fields and the motivation to gain key industry insights and develop a strong network of advocates within our space to grow our business.

Key Responsibilities:

Set individual account strategies with the Strategic Account Directors
Collaborate with other Industry Leaders to ensure Best Practice consistency, teamwork and holism
P & L management
Thought leadership for the industry
Manage contractual obligationsBuild and leverage global relationships
Determine and champion needed resources
Senior level participation and management of industry events
Identify and communicate sales methodology for industries
Build and maintain C-level relationships within key accounts
Hiring and managing exceptional Strategic Account Directors and Agents

Experience Needed:

Client acquisition and expansion experience
Sales Management experience
P&L exposure
Ability set business strategy for the industry sector
Ability to hire and motivate an exceptional staff
Ability to drive increased customer loyalty and expand into new business through effective account management
Proven ability to direct sales force to consistently develop new business
Ensure fulfillment of client expectations and requirements
Experience with talent acquisition, retention, and management
Ensure best in class customer service