Business Development/Account Manager - Charlotte, NC

Meridian - Charlotte, NC (30+ days ago)3.7

Meridian is currently seeking IT Staffing Professionals with 1-2 years of experience, who are highly motivated, competitive, and personable, for Business Development / Account Manager Opportunities. Meridian will provide extensive training and mentoring, and all we require is a bachelor’s degree, and candidates who want to work hard for both financial gain and merit-based promotions in a sales-oriented career.

Basic Function

The role of a Business Development / Account Manager is to present Meridian’s IT staffing services as a powerful supporting resource to hiring managers at Fortune 500 and 1000 companies. The Business Development / Account Manager is responsible for identifying and building relationships with decision makers and hiring managers at Fortune 500 and 1000 clients through on-site meetings and social events. Business Development / Account Managers are required to expand Meridian’s client base through networking and meeting new managers. The ideal candidate for this role is a self-motivated individual with problem solving skills, a competitive nature and dynamic personality, and an individual who can build immediate rapport and trust with Meridian’s client base.


Grow and maintain long term relationships with current clients. Promote existing client development and build relationships with prospective clients through office visits, presentations, and social engagements.
Consistently prospect, pursue, and close new business. Ability to identify new leads and prospects, generate call lists, and obtain client meetings. Cold and warm calling skills; experience dealing with and managing objections.
Work with clients to obtain qualified job requirements. Negotiate with clients to establish appropriate bill rates, contract terms, and fees.
Discuss and clarify client requirements with recruiting team and conduct final review of candidates prior to client submittal.
Conduct follow-up activities with clients to ensure satisfaction. Conduct follow up activities with recruiters to ensure candidate follow-up, candidate retention and extension, lead generation, re-marketing, and assignment end.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation in ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems) the MSS – Bullhorn system as well as client systems.
Participation in networking activities such as attending professional association meetings, etc.
Build relationships with contract employees at established client sites through different activities including weekly lunch meetings, etc. Seek out additional opportunities through contact with consultants on assignment and client companies to grow MSS business.
Resolve any customer service issues quickly and efficiently to maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction.
Collaborate with Staffing Administration and Human Resources department as it pertains to the onboarding and separation of contractors.
Maintain a comprehensive understanding of MSS policies and procedures in order to effectively promote the company.
Solid understanding of the tasks that must be accomplished in order to meet revenue goals.
May be required to recruit on open job orders in order to meet client needs and timetables.

Honest and ethical team player
High energy and confident in building partnership with hiring managers, including senior leaders within target companies. The ability to maintain/nurture relationships. Understands the value of relationships (clients, candidates, recruiters, etc.)
Ability to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously with strong attention to detail.
Proven ability to work well in a fast-paced, high change environment. Must possess a strong sense of urgency.
Discipline to maintain accurate and up-to-date records in the ATS system.
Strong problem resolution negotiation and closing skills. Excellent planning, time management, communication, decision-making, presentation, organization, and interpersonal skills.
Results oriented. Ability to plan week, month, and quarter with proven results.
Determination, persistency and ability to add new clients. Ability to take “no” for an answer. Ability to exhaust all avenues and present best value and pricing to leads and prospects and convert them to clients.
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Highest commitment to customer service and satisfaction.
Proven ability to work with people at all levels.
Compensation & Benefits

Competitive base salary plus uncapped commission program
Cell phone allowance
Company paid Health / Dental / Vision
Company paid Long & Short Term Disability
401k plan with company match
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Corporate Holiday Week
Company Culture

Our environment is high-energy and fast-paced, but also fun and friendly. Our offices are team-oriented, dynamic, and goal driven

Company Information

We are an IT Staffing and Consulting Technology company, that solves the most complex business problems. Whether it’s IT Strategy, Data Management or Application Development and integration, our staff of associates take a consultative approach, using technology neutral solutions that solves our clients unique business challenges.

Simply put, we’re a company of problem solvers.