Account Executive

QPS Employment Group - Davenport, IA (30+ days ago)3.6

We are hiring an Account Executive for our Davenport, IA branch. The territory will cover the Quad cities area (80% of time) and Fairfield and Burlington areas (20% of the time).This is a sales position responsible for appointment setting with key decision makers, generating new business after meeting with prospects, maintaining and developing business along with having fun in an ever-changing world of employment services! Our Account Executives spend time in the market representing and selling our staffing services to existing leads, developing and prospecting new leads through referrals, cold calling, etc. and growing/servicing current accounts (60% in the office, 40% in the field). We are working with clients in industrial, clerical, technical, and professional divisions.

Our new Account Executive will be able to quickly connect with others, build and leverage relationships, is ambitious and has a competitive drive to get things done. Our top Account Executives earn a significant income and can qualify for a trip for two to Hawaii. Because this is a local opportunity and our clients are local, there is no overnight travel. Beyond our benefits package, our Account Executives enjoy incentives which include mileage reimbursement, monthly phone allowance and an expense account. All marketing and sales proposals are provided. The Account Executive will be located at our Davenport, IA office and report to the Business Development Manager.

If you or someone you know is looking for a career that really makes a difference in the work lives of their clients, this is the opportunity for you. We are in a rapidly growing industry and it is only predicted to increase in the coming years.


  • Maximizes territory potential through targeting prospects, qualifying, conducting customer meetings and demonstrating QPS staffing solutions and services
  • Generates new target prospects through research, networking at key client/association events and referrals and establishing appointments via phone
  • Develops relationships with key decision makers using a strategic and consultative approach to understand the client's needs and demonstrate the value of QPS' services to meet those needs
  • Provide ongoing customer service to accounts once secured
  • Works closely with sales management to prioritize opportunities and execute sales strategies to exceed quota expectations


  • 3+ years outside sales experience in a professional services environment is preferred
  • Selling, negotiation, communication and problem solving in a fast-paced business environment
  • Highly self-motivated to exceed sales quotas by closing new business
  • Valid Driver's license, reliable vehicle
  • Experience with Microsoft Office programs


  • Health, Dental, Vision, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Health Savings Account (HSA), Limited Purpose FSA, Dependent Care Reimbursement, 401k, PTO, Birthday, Holiday, Educational Assistance

2017 Awards

"Top Workplaces" - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Workplace Dynamics

"Best Places to Work" - The Milwaukee Business Journal

"2017 List of Largest Staffing Firms in the U.S. (Number 79)" - Staffing Industry Analysts

"2017 List of Largest Industrial Staffing Firms in the U.S. (Number 23)" - Staffing Industry Analysts

"ASA Genius Award: Social Media Campaign" - American Staffing Association

Job Type: Full-time