Sales Relationship Manager

Benchmark Inc

Are you an experienced sales professional who has incredible people skills and who values strong and lasting relationships that are built on trust? Do you listen actively and empathetically to understand your clients' goals and objectives? If so, and if you enjoy collaborating with others to develop practical, client-specific solutions, we want to talk with you!

Our ideal Sales Relationship Manager is:

  • Humble. They are quick to point out contributions of others and define success collectively rather than  individually. They support healthy conflict and enjoy sharing credit with the team. They are focused on fostering trust and they lead by example. They are willing to do any level of work and chip in whenever needed.
  • Hungry. Goes above and beyond to achieve team goals. Self-motivated and diligently looks for the next challenge. Encourages others on the team to continuously improve and holds themselves and others accountable. Passionate about their work and their team.
  • People Smart. Strong interpersonal skills and trustworthy. Quick to build trust among their coworkers. Has good judgment and intuition around the subtleties of group dynamics and understands the impact of their words and actions. A sense of humor is a must.
  • Balanced. Smart, organized, process-oriented, and strategic. Able to think ahead and see the bigger picture.
  • Self-Aware. Handles problems proactively with good judgment and humility. Strong and responsive communicator, down to earth, and not easily offended.
  • Disciplined. Firmly rooted in their core values and does the right thing – even when no one is watching.
  • Goal-Oriented. Focuses on their own goals as well as goals of the team and the organization.
  • Confident. Strong and logical. Calm and cool under pressure.
  • Lifelong Learner. Always looking to do more, learn more, and grow.

Teamwork, Support, and Process

  • Provide account management for key contacts of Fortune 500 companies on a nation-wide basis, developing long-term relationships and ensuring client needs and objectives are consistently met.
  • Execute Individual Sales Plan.
  • Engage with current and prospective clients through onsite meetings, regular phone and email communications, and annual client seminars.
  • Support Client/Project Managers by identifying needs and developing solutions to expand current services within an existing client base.
  • Develop proposals and estimates.
  • Serve as a client-company liaison to coordinate schedules, ensure deliverables are developed in a manner that meet or exceed client expectations, and are completed within project timelines.
  • Create and execute client account management plans.
  • Active in all phases of client development, beginning with the Qualify phase (including cold calls and other telemarketing-related activities) and throughout the Benchmark Sales Process (Discovery, Demo, Proposal, Follow-up).

Skills and Attributes:

  • A proven record of account management and/or client retention.
  • Strong work ethic in achieving personal and company goals.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and technical capacity/ability.
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a passion for sales and relationship management.
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Willingness to travel (amount of travel time varies according to business needs).


  • Encourages flow of communication and fosters relationships throughout the company and with our clients.
  • Communicates with teammates and leadership to effectively balance workload.


  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience in Business Management, Public Relations, Communications, or in a related field.
  • Prior experience in a sales relationship/account management role (minimum of 3 years).
  • Able to work in the Microsoft Office 365 suite of products (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, etc.)


  • Experience working with an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System. Benchmark uses Deltek Vision.
  • Experience working in a related field/industry (engineering, construction, architecture, professional services, etc.).
  • Experience with EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System).

We offer an unmatched professional culture with a family feel and where community matters. We provide opportunity for professional and personal growth to all employees. We think and act according to our core values – they are at the very heart of everything we do:

  • Be a strong team based on relationships and trust.
  • Be really committed to being technically excellent.
  • Be a benchmark.

Benchmark employees enjoy a full suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability (short and long-term), supplemental insurances (accident and critical illness), employee assistance program, 401(k) with employer matching contributions, and paid vacation, holidays, and volunteer days.

Job ID: 82894

Posted 12 days ago

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