ANSYS, Inc. Senior Account Manager in Beaverton, Oregon

Senior Account Manager

Beaverton, OR


The Senior Account Manager is responsible for all sales activities, from lead generation through close in an assigned territory or set of accounts, and is responsible for maximizing sales profitability, growth and account penetration. The role sells products and services directly to end users primarily via face-to-face contact. The senior level role may be responsible for a larger territory, account base and/or quota.


Performs sales activities for new and renewal business for an assigned geographic area, set of accounts or product/service line to achieve or exceed assigned revenue objectives

Establishes, develops and maintains business relationships with current and prospective customers to generate new business for the organization’s products and services

Creates and conducts sales presentations to match company's products/services with identified needs. Identifies advantages and compares organization’s products/services

Sells products/services through telephone as well as face-to-face contact

Remains knowledgeable and keeps abreast of the company's new and existing products/services to facilitate sales efforts

Researches sources for developing prospective customers and for information to determine their potential

Develops clear and effective written proposals/quotations for current and prospective customers

Creates and maintains account plans for existing customers highlighting profile, share and value opportunities

Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting and technical services groups

Maintains sales records and prepares sales reports as required

Provides accurate forecasts for new sales and renewal revenues

Participates in trade shows and conventions; schedules training and seminars to enhance new business opportunities

Maintains regular contact with customers to ensure satisfaction

Maintains a regular schedule of contact via phone/on-site visits

Alerts client to new or improved products/services

Develops relationships with clients

Relays client feedback to product development staff


Minimum bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or bachelor’s degree with technical sales experience

Minimum 5 years sales experience with a proven track record of success

Demonstrated understanding of engineering analysis and technology

Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work independently

Minimum travel of 50%


Competencies of a high performing ANSYS sales person include: Expanding and Advancing Opportunities, Building Trusting Relationships, Devising Sales Approaches and Solutions, Initiating Action, Active Learning, Adaptability, Sustaining Customer Satisfaction, Becoming a Business Advisor, Sales Opportunity Analysis, Marshaling Resources

Demonstrated knowledge of company's products/services and pricing practices a plus

Knowledge of the specific territory, product line, or customer(s) a plus

Proven/documented sales ability

Professional appearance and presentation

Heavy phone usage


If you’ve ever seen a rocket launch, flown on an airplane, driven a car, used a computer, touched a mobile device, crossed a bridge, or put on wearable technology, chances are you’ve used a product where ANSYS software played a critical role in its creation. ANSYS is the global leader in engineering simulation. We help the world’s most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, we help them solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination. Join our nearly 3000 professionals in more than 75 strategic locations around the world in making a difference in the world of engineering simulation and product development. Visit for more information.

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:



Strive for Excellence

Passion & Intensity


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Equal Opportunity Employer


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Posting Location(s): United States-OR-Beaverton

Company Order Number: 5746

# of openings: 1