PwC Client Strategy Manager - Northwest Market in San Francisco, California
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PwC's Marketing and Sales function is a client-centric, high-performing team that drives the Firm's priorities and long-term revenue growth by
passionately positioning PwC as a distinctive brand in the marketplace.
Our sales organization is focused on identifying and winning specific new business opportunities to generate profitable revenue growth. The PwC brand is leveraged and further strengthened throughout the mix of sales activities, which include: Identifying and facilitating client relationships with priority accounts; Matching specific client needs to Firm services; Facilitating and contributing to proposal opportunities and client presentations; and, Developing and overseeing the use of best practice-based sales methodologies and tools.
The Client Strategy Network focuses on leveraging the US firmâ€™s sales methodology and tools to drive profitable revenue growth and relationship development for priority accounts and sectors, consistent with the goals and objectives of the M and S organization.
Client Strategists drive ongoing account management activities for their assigned accounts, which includes developing a growth strategy for the account, managing relationship development plans, driving team operating disciplines, and developing a high-performing team.
In addition, Client Strategists drive teams through pursuits and the proposal process, including developing pursuit strategy and value proposition, drafting client-focused proposals and deliverables, and coaching teams as appropriate.
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 4
Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED
Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree
Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas: Leading ongoing account management activities aimed at developing business and supporting strategic sales activities for target companies, including: leading high-performing priority account teams; developing and applying revenue growth strategies for target accounts; managing account plans and sales-related spending; managing and communicating sales pipeline and revenue to goal; understanding buying roles and managing relationship development plans; and driving account planning calls and workshops; Understanding business, sector and company-level issues facing organizations and applying those findings to the sales strategy for an account; Coaching and managing account teams through competitive proposal processes, including: developing proposal strategies and relevant value propositions; analyzing and evaluating competitive landscapes; identifying critical decision makers/stakeholders; writing proposals; and project managing pursuit efforts; Preparing account teams for general client and sales-focused interactions, including: preparing for meetings and presentations; creating meeting materials; and coaching teams prior to meetings; and Understanding how marketing and sales functions/tactics work together to drive sales strategy on accounts.
Demonstrates extensive-level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success, in the following areas: Communicating with impact verbally and writing client-focused proposals, presentations and other communications; Building and maintaining relationships with staff up to and including leadership, with emphasis on managing through a matrixed organization; Researching and using analytical skills and ability to pull out relevant data/information and provide synopses for stakeholders; Working in a strong teaming environment and build relationships/collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels; Thriving in a fast-paced matrixed organization, work with a strong sense of urgency and be agile in an ever-changing environment; Using excellent project and deadline management skills; and Using technical tools actively and effectively such as MS Office suite including Word, PowerPoint and Excel and Google suite including Docs, Slides and Sheets.
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