Account Manager

Magellan Promotions

Magellan Promotions is a rapidly growing promotional product marketing company that is located just outside of Milwaukee in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. We opened our doors in 2005 with the goal of being a world class resource to colleges, business, and non-profits. We have a collaborative environment and work as a team to achieve our goals.

We specialize in helping market colleges, companies, and non-profits through three-dimensional custom imprinted goods. Examples of the products we provide include custom imprinted pens, t-shirts, lanyards, flash drives and much more. However, we are so much more than a provider of products. We are an idea company, helping our clients find the best items to achieve the purpose that the product is being used for. We follow up by providing outstanding service each and every step of the way.

Promotional products is a $21+ billion dollar industry and our sales rank in the top 5% of all the distributors. Magellan Promotions is a member of PPAI (Promotional Product Association International), an industry association that promotes and supports the growth of the industry.

Magellan Promotions is a company that prides itself on the culture that we have created. We have a professional atmosphere but still take time to have fun. At Magellan Promotions we enjoy what we do and work really hard to provide the best service to our clients.

Position Details

Account Manager
Southeast Wisconsin
Wauwatosa, WI

The Account Manager is a multi-faceted, dynamic position where no day is the same and allows for opportunities for professional growth. This position gets involved in creative solutions, project management, artwork proof creation, relationship building and more. This position is involved in about 8-12 different projects a day and software used includes a CRM, Adobe Illustrator, QuickBooks and industry software.

This is a perfect position for a creative and organized individual who is a problem solver and truly loves to help others.

The Account Manager position is an outstanding opportunity for an individual who wants to be a part of a team and have their own scope of responsibility. A successful Account Manager enjoys helping a number of clients on a daily basis, is organized and able to manage multiple projects that vary in depth, scope and intricacy. The Account Manager oversees an ever expanding group of clients and helps them market effectively through promotional products, apparel and event signage. This position takes the lead on their projects and is responsible for client satisfaction. Through this position the Account Manager is able to directly see how their efforts help their clients and build our business.

The main responsibilities of this position include:

  • Managing client projects 
  • Brainstorming, presenting and following up on proposals 
  • Working with production to ensure on-time delivery 
  • Building relationships with current clients 
  • Laying out and preparing artwork

Account Managers occasionally meet with our clients and prospects, either in person, Skype or over the phone. This position reports to the owner of Magellan Promotions and, works extensively with the Director of Marketing and Accounts and our team of Account Managers.

We are looking for a professional with 1-4 years of applicable experience. Experience in/out of college working with collegiate departments such as admissions, student affairs, advancement or alumni is a big plus. We are not hiring a graphic designer but experience with the Adobe Creative Suite is helpful.

Characteristics of a successful Account Manager include:

  • Problem solver 
  • Honesty and integrity 
  • Enjoys working with people 
  • Has fun at work 
  • Organized 
  • Likes processes 
  • Proven track record of hard worker 
  • Detail oriented 
  • Energetic self-starter that can work in an autonomous role 
  • Strong communication skills- oral and written 
  • Quick learner

This position will pay between $38,000 and $47,000 annually depending on applicable experience.

Fun Benefits – When working in a small company, you get brought in on big picture planning and are responsible for an integral part of the business. In addition, you directly see the results of your work and how they push the business forward. At Magellan Promotions we provide flexible hours, casual dress, happy hours, summer hours, remote working opportunities, unique and untimed bonuses and more.

Formal Benefits - Health care and retirement plan, generous paid time off and paid holidays.

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