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American Express is Hiring Business Development Professionals!

Phoenix, Arizona
Client Management & Sales

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Job Description

American Express is a leading global payments, network, and travel company, backed by one of the world's most recognized brands. American Express is unique in the payments industry as an issuer of cards as well as a worldwide network that processes millions of merchant transactions daily. We offer the broadest array of charge, credit, prepaid and co brand cards for consumers, small businesses, midsize companies and large corporations.
With 160 years of innovation behind us, our future could not look more promising. We're moving faster than ever and introducing new products, services, and strategies to bring greater value to our business customers. Their success expands our success, so we put heart and soul into helping them achieve results that exceed all expectations.
Global Commercial Services (GCS) is a core operating group of American Express and has delivered robust growth over the past decade. GCS partners with corporate clients to help them manage travel expenses and make large purchases through a proprietary payment solutions and expense management tools. The Middle Market Sales & Business Development is focused on acquiring and growing American Express business with US companies with annual revenue of $10M-$300M.
Job responsibilities:
  • Drive New Sales from prospective clients with annual revenue of $10M-$300M in primary and secondary markets.
  • Achieve New Sales Charge Volume targets.
  • Execute a transactional sales cycle.
  • Sell core American Express solutions.
  • Spend significant time on prospecting, ensuring implementation of accounts, and managing new signings through the first 13 months of Booked Charge Volume.
  • Sell with integrity and appropriately track prospect data to ensure a coordinated and consistent client experience, in alignment with compliance and internal partner business requirements.


  • 1+ years of sales experience required.
  • Bachelor Degree preferred.
  • Cold calling and acquisition experience.
  • Ability to work independently in dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Highly motivated and willingness to assume accountability for generating new business.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships quickly and work effectively across internal teams.
  • High level of professionalism and business acumen.
  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word required.
  • SalesForce experience preferred.

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

ReqID: 18014622
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 5, 2018, 1:39:24 PM
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