GP Strategies Corporation Account/Event Manager in New York, New York

Account Manager
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers.
McKinney Rogers is the global leader in Business Execution -- we take strategy and make it happen. We are an entrepreneurial, dynamic team of highly experienced professionals with a proven track record for transforming performance. An opportunity exists for an Account Manager in our NY office supporting our clients and engagements.
The role of an Account Manager is to maximize the effectiveness of Partner led client teams in order to deliver exceptional client service and win new clients. Account Managers are the key point of contact with clients and engagement teams.
Main Accountabilities
Client Development
Lead planning and project management for new client development
Produce client sales materials and business proposals
Track business development activity
Research prospective new clients and provide pre-meeting briefs
Orchestrate client development events and 'market visits' for Partners
Client Service
Lead logistics execution of client workshops from securing dates / resources
Organize venues and on site requirements through post-project evaluations
Occasional support to client workshops on site both domestic and international (2 to 4 days each)
Create client-facing output documents post-workshop
Report on client engagement status internally and to clients on a regular basis
Ensure client and MR contractual obligations are met
Commercial
Produce proposals and contract pricing
Produce and issue invoices to clients, chase payment
Work with Finance team on month-end, year-end closures as related to client revenue (ensure audit ready)
Perform client margin analysis in conjunction with Finance
Act as point person for Finance and Partner/Consultant team on credit control, margin, and other related issues
Administration
Share phone answering and other office responsibilities with office team
Book travel and submit expenses through internal system
Manage calendar scheduling cross time zone
Required Experience & Skills (Education/Skills)
Bachelor s Degree
Strong PowerPoint and Excel knowledge
Proven experience leading/managing projects
Experience with online research and basic analysis and interpret and present data
Preferred Qualifications
SalesForce.com / SharePoint experience
Proactive self-starter
Excellent at multi-tasking and time management
Strong attention to detail
Able to interface with a variety of personalities and levels of seniority
High energy and Passion
GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

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