Account Manager (Hybrid)
San Jose, CA - United States

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Job Summary:

The Account Manager serves as the client's “Trusted Risk Advisor” by anticipating their needs and recommending world-class corporate risk management solutions for a client portfolio. Through ongoing relationship management, the manager will partner with leadership to achieve year-over-year growth, continuous improvement, and optimal client experience. With proven progress in the assigned region, a successful Account Manager can be considered for portfolio expansion and progression within the Relationship Management Team. This position will have a hybrid work schedule (remote/client locations).

Essential Functions:

  1. Represent Pinkerton's core values of integrity, vigilance, and excellence.
  2. Partner with the Director to establish and develop the concise assigned portfolio, producing year-over-year growth with continuous improvement;
    • Demonstrate organic growth that may lead to portfolio expansion.
  3. Establish and maintain "trusted advisor" relationships with clients;
    • Regularly contact clients to ensure that the highest level of corporate risk management is delivered.
  4. Responsible for the year-over-year revenue growth of the assigned portfolio;
    • Communicate trends relative to fixed and variable costs and the financial impact of present and anticipated business activity.
    • Review records and other financial data that impact revenue growth and profitability.
    • Partner with the Support and Marketing departments to identify client prospects and market trends.
  5. Participate in business development activities, including sales presentations, RFPs, and contract negotiations.
  6. Participate in local networking opportunities, including industry and/or client-sponsored events, seminars, and training.
  7. Submit requisitions for new and/or replacement positions associated with client contracts;
    • Partner with Pinkerton's Talent Acquisition team to review, interview, and orientate new employees assigned to billable positions.
  8. Plan, assign, supervise, and direct work;
    • Effectively manage PDPs (Pinkerton Dedicated Professionals), Operation Managers where applicable, and other full and part-time employees through active communication and ongoing skill development.
  9. Conduct annual budget analysis and present field office budget to Pinkerton leadership.
  10. All other duties, as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Bachelor's degree with diverse business-related experience across all industries or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the job's essential functions, as determined by the company. Pinkerton is an inclusive employer that seeks candidates with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.


  • Strong client relationship management skills.
  • Able to carry out responsibilities with little or no supervision.
  • Solid project management skills.
  • Able to multi-task and organize workload for effective implementation.
  • Able to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Proven experience managing and growing Fortune 500 accounts in the service area.
  • Experience developing go-to-market account plans and being responsible for executing the plans.
  • Demonstrable competence in managing the sales cycle from sales lead to contract completion.
  • Responsibility for managing tenders, either sole source or competitive, working with proposal management teams to develop winning solutions.
  • Serve as an effective team leader.
  • Able to adapt as the external environment and organization evolve.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer skills; Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions:

With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to effectively perform all essential functions;

  • Exposure to sensitive and confidential information.
  • Regular computer usage.
  • Occasional reaching and lifting of small objects and operating office equipment.
  • Ability to adjust focus between close and distance vision.
  • Frequent sitting and/or walking.
  • Travel, as required.

Salary & Benefits Information:
Rate of pay: $80000 - $95000 / year. Account Managers participate within an annual bonus program and receive a monthly motor vehicle allowance.

Benefit options include employer-paid life and AD&D, voluntary life and AD&D, medical, (HSA) Health Savings Account, (FSA) Flexible Savings Account, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(K), paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays) and several employee assistance-related programs. This information provides a brief benefit overview. Upon the acceptance of an employment offer, the new employee will receive comprehensive plan details based on specific eligibility rules

Pinkerton is an equal opportunity employer to all applicants and positions without regard to race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/prenatal status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any protected status by local, state, federal or country-specific law.

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