Kelly Services Account Executive - Engineering - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas


Develop engineering business with prospective strategic customers and penetration and retention of existing customers.

Possess a proven ability to develop business, build relationships, network, and communicate both orally and in writing.

Demonstrate a strong internal/external customer focus and personal leadership, and solid negotiation and presentation skills.

Collaborate effectively with all levels of management.

Adhere to the sales metrics and thresholds.

Remain current with competitive trends, staffing/human resource issues and market conditions and their effect on business.

Operating within company policy, exercises discretion and independent judgment in making decisions.

Build and maintain mutually beneficial business relationships not only with decision-makers and end users at current and prospective customers, but also with community leaders and representatives from relevant business associations (e.g., Society of Human Resource Managers).


2 plus years engineering sales experience in a business to business or outside sales capacity.

Must have a BA or relevant product experience.

Prior Staffing background (Preferred)

Proven ability to develop business; build consultative relationships; thrive in a team environment and have effective networking skills.

Must be a top performer.

Demonstrate a strong internal/external customer focus, positive personal leadership and drive, and solid negotiation and presentation skills.

Driven to succeed – solutions oriented.

Excellent verbal/written communications and interpersonal skills.

Intermediate proficiency in: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Web-based graphical user interfaces (GUIs).

About Kelly Services®

As a global leader in providing workforce solutions, Kelly Services (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB) and its subsidiaries, offer a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Kelly® has a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe by employing 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through its talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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At our core, we are a community. Each day we welcome into our community the varied talents of all people who embrace our culture of service, teamwork and integrity. We offer the opportunity to work with the best companies in the world, and to make a difference in the communities in which we live and work.

We foster an inclusive environment where people are engaged and succeed. A passion for people drives our focus on long-term growth, learning and development. We create a world of opportunities for those with varied talents and a drive to excel. When our people succeed, we succeed.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce.