Account Sales Executive - Spanish Native Speaker

Job Description

Make an impact on our business and the business world.

Great opportunities don’t come without great responsibilities. Working in our Account Sales team, you will focus on the expansion and retention of a portfolio of top strategic SBS clients in Spain. It requires creativity, entrepreneurship coupled with all the traits that make Sales Professionals successful. You will daily deal with senior executives - including Chief Executive Officers, Financial or Purchasing chiefs – and convince them in using our payment solutions.


Here’s some of what you’ll be doing:

  • Full managerial responsibility of a portfolio of top SME clients with clear focus on portfolio growth and long-term account retention strategy

  • Identify client needs with AXP products and services and sell appropriate value components to create greater customer engagement

  • Proactively manage an effective pipeline, identifying and prioritising opportunities to achieve and exceed profitable growth targets

  • Consistently seek out new sources for expansion opportunities e.g. self-generated, client referrals, subsidiaries or sister companies

  • Ensuring premium value is delivered aligned with clients goals, delivering a positive customer experience and achieves customer advocacy

  • Understanding client’s opportunities, threats and risks to maintain and grow relationship

  • Operating effectively in a fast-paced evolving environment to collaborate and coordinate with a range of stakeholders

In return you will receive with a competitive package that includes an incentive scheme under that rewards you with excellent earning potential based on your personal performance contribution and an exceptional range benefits. As you would expect from one of Spain and the world’s Great Places To Work your successes will be recognised by great investment in your personal, career growth and wellbeing as well as financially.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


These are the skills and attributes we’re looking for:

  • Self-driven and results oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on achieving and exceeding targets and goals

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  – including fluency in English (spoken and written)

  • Previous sales experience is a plus

  • Ability to quickly gain an in-depth understanding of each client’s needs to drive results and identify new business opportunities

  • Challenger mindset with the ability to think creatively to identify new business opportunities

  • Highly engaging telephone communication style with ability to speak confidently with senior executives, capacity to influence decision-makers

  • Ability to work independently whilst also collaborating with team members in different markets to maximize individual and company performance.

  • A natural forward planner who is highly organized and has the ability to manage multiple customers at different stages of the sales pipeline

  • Aptitude to continually learn new skills, personal resilience

  • Willing and excited to learn about new products, solutions and services that our customers may value 

Every member of our executive Account Sales Team is an experienced listener and a business expert. We haven’t become the world’s largest card issuer by selling more cards, but by understanding and helping businesses overcome the challenges they face every day.  We’re partners who know how the support we give helps our customers to achieve business success.

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.


Amex have been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.


We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.


Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.


The powerful backing of American Express.

Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.


Proud to be recognized by Great Place to Work España - Ranked 2nd of overall Best Companies  


ReqID: 19018469
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 25, 2019, 10:40:48 AM