How to Hire an Account Representative

Does your growing business need an Account Representative? An Account Representative field questions and address client concerns and relations.

Here are some tips to help you find great Account Representative candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $14.08 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$58.50 hourly
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*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire an Account Representative

An Account Representative overseas client accounts in addition to interacting with management and accounting departments. They are often the main contact between your company and your client. For this reason, it is essential to hire someone with excellent customer service skills, in addition to organizational skills. An Account Representative also keeps your business on track by auditing client files and keeping meticulous records.

A great Account Representative can offer:

• Detailed records of client interaction
• Clear and friendly communication with clients
• Organization of client files and payments

Skills to look for in a great Account Representative

A great Account Representative candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Able to multitask in a fast-paced environment
• Inbound marketing experience
• Proficiency in typing
• Math or accounting experience
• Professional written and verbal skills
• Public relations knowledge

Writing an Account Representative job description

A thoughtful description is important for finding qualified Account Representative candidates. An a href=””>Account Representative job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Account Representative jobs, such as:

• Account Associate
• Senior Account Representative
• Account Advisor

Interviewing Account Representative candidates

Strong candidates for Account Representative positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Their customer service philosophy
• How they deal with an unhappy client
• How they foster a positive relationship with clients

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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