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Account Executive CV Template (Text Format)

PERSONAL STATEMENT

Successful account executive with 6 years’ experience overseeing budgets and managing sales cycles, from generating lead opportunities to finalising transactions across various industries and roles. Finance expert with a history of achievements in building internal processes and filing systems, developing marketing strategies, and hitting sales quotas. Competent leader committed to providing exceptional customer service and building strong relationships with clients to increase ROI.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Account Executive
BURBERRY, Leeds – December 2020 – Present

  • Manage the day-to-day relationship between 500+ clients and the organisation efficiently
  • Make records of business transactions and lead marketing operations to acquire new investments
  • Exceeded sales target by 40% through direct engagement with high-volume customers
  • Established and maintained relationships with clients and internal teams

Account Executive
DEBENHAMS, Leeds – May 2018 – November 2020

  • Led the entire sales cycle, combining customer focus with results-driven approaches to generate 100+ new clients and reduce client turnover by 40% over two years
  • Reduced company costs by 27% by implementing initiatives focusing on improving customer loyalty, cutting down on the amount spent on re-acquiring lost customers
  • Collaborated with the marketing and sales team to launch targeted advertising campaigns such as pay-per-click ads, taking monthly sales from £10k to £30k

Junior Account Executive
FURTICK PLC., Leeds – June 2016 – April 2018

  • Managed efforts to generate new leads and close deals, leading brainstorming and execution of strategies to increase sales and reduce client turnover by 35% over two years
  • Contributed to a sales project that boosted company growth by 40% and led to the opening of 2 new offices
  • Awarded top company talent for 2 years consecutively for my positive contribution to company growth over the 2016 and 2017 fiscal years

EDUCATION

University of Leeds (2013–2016)
BA (Hons) Business Management, upper second-class honours (2:1)

Relevant Modules: Management Research and Analysis, Managing in the Digital Workplace, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Leadership in Organisations, Strategic Management

King Edward VII Secondary School, Sheffield (2006–2013)
A-levels: Maths (A), French (A), English Literature (A)
GCSEs: 10 A–C including Maths, English, and ICT

KEY SKILLS

  • Organisational skills
  • Salesforce
  • Conversational French
  • Presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Time management

INTERESTS

  • Avid cyclist
  • Amateur viola player
  • Enjoy travelling with friends

Account executive job description and skills to include on your CV

Before you begin writing, make sure you know how to write a CV in a way that best emphasises your strengths.

An account executive is responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with clients or customers. They identify new business opportunities, pitch products and services, negotiate contracts, and manage accounts. In some cases, they may also be responsible for coordinating with marketing teams to devise and implement marketing strategies.

Account executives typically work in an office environment but may also spend time travelling to meet with clients. There are no requirements to work as an account executive, but including a university degree in business or highlighting previous experience in sales or customer service when you make your CV can help you land a job.

To convince employers you’re their ideal candidate, include these skills on your account executive CV:

  • Negotiation
  • Problem solving
  • Presentation skills
  • Basic IT skills
  • Organisation
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Customer service skills
  • Pipeline management software (Salesforce, Zoho, HubSpot)
  • Problem solving
  • Project management
  • Empathy
  • Leadership
  • Sales skills
  • Market research

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Ida Pettersson, a CV Genius careers expert and CV writing specialist.
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Ida Pettersson

After graduating from New College of Florida with a BA in Philosophy and Chinese Language and Culture, Ida moved to Hong Kong to begin her own career journey and finally settled in Taiwan. Her insights on CV writing, interview strategies, and career development have been featured on websites such as LawCareers.net, Digital Marketer, and SheCanCode.