Account Manager – Beer, Wine, & Spirits (BWS) Promotional Products

Job Type

Full-time

Description

We are HALO! We connect people and brands to create unforgettable, meaningful, and lasting experiences that build brand engagement and loyalty for our over 60,000 clients globally. Our nearly 2,000 employees and 1,000 Account Executives located in 40+ sales offices across the United States are the reason HALO is the global leader in branded merchandise, uniform programs, and recognition and incentive solutions.

While HALO does not have any openings for this role at the moment, we are looking to proactively source for talented Junior Account Managers and Account Managers in anticipation of Q4 2023 staffing, to support our Beer, Wine, & Spirits (BWS) clients with end-to-end branded promotional solutions. This is not a role where you are selling wines & spirits, but rather sell the specific promotional products which enhance and further monetize the client’s wine & spirits brand, i.e. promotional coasters, wine openers, glasses, etc. These roles organize detailed client presentations, create virtual samples, prepare quotes, review and approve proofs as well as enter and track sales orders.

HALO is also committed to its hybrid workplace model and believes bringing teams together in-person on common days is essential to operate as One HALO. As part of this effort, we require employees that resides within a 30-mile radius of the Sterling, IL or Oakbrook, IL offices to work from these locations anywhere from 1-3x a week.

Responsibilities

  • Support sales leaders with account coordination and management
  • Act as the go-to resource for new pursuits and account expansion
  • Form trusting client relationships internally and externally quickly
  • Organize client presentations and create virtual samples
  • Obtain pricing and prepare customer quotes
  • Perform product research and make recommendations
  • POS sourcing, both domestic and overseas
  • Enter sales orders via HALO’s proprietary systems
  • Coordinate the client’s review and approval of proofs
  • Use your judgment to solve complex customer problems with creative solutions
  • Coordinate with internal departments on the status of tasks
  • Track tasks and activities for each project you are assigned
  • Run standard reports and prepare reviews of each project you are assigned on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Learn about the profitability measures of projects in order to make suggestions about process improvements

Requirements

  • 5+ years of combined account management/account coordination experience
  • 3+ years of beer, wine, and spirits industry experience
  • 2+ years of promotional products and branded merchandise industry experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Great communicator and listener in-person, over phone, email, and videoconference
  • Strong work ethic, with a good humored with a positive “can do” attitude
  • Values curiosity, creativity, inclusive teams, and achieving results
  • Problem solver that is comfortable making judgment calls how to spend time
  • Loves learning by providing, receiving and responding positively to constructive feedback
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Motivated by deadlines with a high levels of accuracy

More About HALO

HALO is the global leader in branded merchandise, uniform programs, and recognition and incentive solutions. We partner with our clients to break through the clutter of our media saturated world and connect their brands to customers, employees and other audiences critical to their success. As a team member you can expect a positive culture of ingenuity, inclusion, and determination. We also offer:

  • Career Advancement: At HALO, we love promoting from within. Internal promotions is the key to our exponential growth in the last few years. With so many industry leaders at HALO, you’ll have the opportunity to accelerate your career by learning from their experience, insights, and skills and gain access to HALO’s influential global network, leadership experiences, and diverse thinking.
  • Culture: We love working here and know that you will too. You can expect a positive culture of ingenuity, inclusion, and relentless determination. We push the limits of possibilities and imagination by staying curious, humble, and provocative in order to break through yesterday’s limit. Diversity is the source of our creativity and we thrive when each of contributes to an inclusive culture of respect, dignity, and equity mindset in everything we do. We keep our promise for excellence with an unrelenting commitment to achieving results and supporting one another to stay accountable, transparent, and dependable.
  • Recognition: You’re going to succeed here, and you can count on us to celebrate your wins. Colleagues across the company will join in recognizing your big milestones and nominate you for awards. Over time, you’ll earn so much recognition that you can convert into gift cards, trips, concerts, and merchandise at your favorite brands.
  • Flexibility: Most roles offer hybrid work. In addition, we pride ourselves on flexible schedules that help you find a balance between professional and personal demands. We believe that supporting our customers is the priority and trust that you and your manager will find a schedule to achieve that priority.
  • Work with your favorite brands: HALO clients include over 100 of the Fortune 500 as well as thousands of mid and small-size organizations. You’ll be on teams that are focused on the future of our industry and bringing our customers fresh ideas that are first-in-the-world.
  • Stay well at HALO: At HALO, we have benefits that support all parts of your life and to find a work-life balance custom to you. We offer easily accessible mental healthcare for you and your family. HALO has multiple programs to help with life’s challenges. Our program focuses on behavioral health coaching, therapy and psychiatry, personalized skill development, and providing access to care for your dependents. In addition, we offer nation-wide coverage Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability insurance, and additional Voluntary Benefits. Prepare your financial future with our 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Health Savings Accounts (HSA), and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA).

HALO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We insist on an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Inclusion is a core value at HALO and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.

HALO is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process – including the online application and/or overall selection process – you may email us at [email protected]. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Careers page.


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