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Account Specialist I

Account Specialist I

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Business Development
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FT - Regular Full-Time
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Manage support for Key Account Programs. Coordinate and manage customer contacts to ensure timely and accurate handling and processing within established policies, procedures and directives.


  • Maintain relationships and favorable contacts with assigned accounts
  • Meet all assigned responsibilities and goals
  • Receive, document, coordinate and complete the following business transactions and requests accurately and timely as defined in established policies, procedures, and current directives:
    • Purchase Orders and related requests
    • Returns and related requests
    • Information requests
  • Coordinate on-time delivery of products and services accurately and timely as defined in established policies, procedures and directives
  • Participate in cross-functional teams and team projects
  • Communicate effectively with customers, team members, peers, and managers relating to issues, progress, status and solution
  • Work within The Safariland Group team to balance responsibilities and share information
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Supervisor of Customer Care
  • Own the customer experience throughout the entire lifecycle of the relationship.
  • Manage assigned key accounts and perform back-up support for other Account Specialists
  • Train and mentor Customer Service Representatives as assigned
  • Participate in quality programs
  • Develop relationships with accounts assigned to acquire new orders and business intelligence
  • Develop, track and coordinate the fulfillment and corrective action to meet assigned customer contractual agreements
  • Coordinate customer demand planning requirements throughout the enterprise
  • Coordinate and team lead vendor compliance requirements and corrective actions
  • Coordinate national and international logistics support requirements as required
  • Compile & issue reports and provide analysis regarding assigned customers’ experience
  • Use extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Perform management functions for assigned team in the absence of the Customer Care Manager



  • Minimum five (5) years of Customer Service or related business experience
  • Minimum two (2) years account management experience in a Customer Service or a Sales related role
  • Associatess Degree in business related field or three (3) years of additional equivalent combination of work experience or education required
  • Understanding of telephone concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to coordinate with various levels of management within different functional areas
  • Experience with MS Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Expert knowledge of company products, practices, and procedures
  • Expert Sales Order life cycle management knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Ability to use database query reports and tools
  • Exceptional follow through and demonstrated ability to project lead
  • Vendor managed inventory skills
  • Knowledge of Electronic B2B concepts and processes
  • Vendor compliance and customer relationship management concepts
  • Enterprise cross-functional process knowledge
  • Contract administration
  • Forecast and demand planning