Account Director

About Maven: A resource for both temporary and permanent administrative hiring needs, Maven Recruiting Group provides executive support talent to Fortune 500 companies, Venture Capital firms, tech startups, professional services and private households across the nation. We are the #1 Administrative Staffing firm in the San Francisco Bay Area with the highest LinkedIn followers and sourcing statistics. It doesn’t stop there! We offer ongoing training and development for executive assistants through our e-learning course and coaching program as well as through our podcast, REACH, hosted by Maven’s CEO/Founder, now in its fourth season. REACH has 263k+ active listeners featuring Executive Assistants who supported leaders like Michelle Obama, Sara Blakely, Serena Williams and companies like 23andMe, Airbnb, Postmates and more. We pride ourselves on partnership and service, quality of candidates, and quick, lasting results. And we were recently named one of Inc’s Best Places to Work in 2020!

As a Senior Account Director for Maven, your main objective is to cultivate and foster our client relationships by establishing and growing a book of business. Your objective is to learn our clients’ hiring needs by conducting thorough intakes to better understand their company culture, organizational structure, and search pain points. You will be the liaison between our clients and our internal recruiting team as you manage job orders from start to placement!  

What it Takes to be a Maven:

Desired Skills:

  • 5+ years of business development and client management staffing experience
  • Proven ability to grow a book of business through cold outreach, and growing a referral network  
  • Strong understanding of managing a search from start to finish  
  • Proven experience leading client conversations at every stage of the sales cycle  
  • Ability to navigate leading and guiding consultative client conversations from lead to placement

Desired Intangibles:

  • You aspire to be a part of a collaborative, top-performing team!
  • Strong sense of urgency towards action and hitting goals
  • Collaborative mentality by prioritizing ‘we’ and not focusing on ‘me’
  • Thrives under pressure while never losing sight of attention to detail or composure
  • You have the presence and charisma to own any call or meeting room that you step into.
  • You are forever curious, fearlessly proactive, and positively resilient in your outreach efforts.
  • Confident, energetic, and effective in executing key initiatives in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment  
  • Go-getter attitude and fearless personality, resilient in the face of adversity
  • Embodies a coachable growth minded attitude

Maven’s Values:

  • Feedback is a Gift – welcome it, embrace it, provide it
  • Ownership – you own your successes and your mistakes
  • Proactive Participation – you collaborate and bring solutions
  • Growth Mindset – you seek learning opportunities
  • Resilient – indestructible, rises like a phoenix from the ashes
  • Get Stuff Done – you're a doer, not a dreamer
  • Loves Winning – you thrive in a sales environment

Account Director Responsibilities:

  • Consistently develop new business through prospecting, phone and email outreach, and building your referral network  
  • Identify and cultivate new leads that convert into clients and candidate placements  
  • Coach clients through the interview cycle, provide feedback and direction when necessary  
  • Source, interview and submit candidates to open roles; provide ongoing candidate management for placed candidates
  • Maintain contact and communication with placed candidates by checking in on a regular cadence; ask for referrals and reviews
  • Drive massive action with outbound sales via daily cold calls and emails/InMails
  • Manage and close inbound leads via our website and referral-based network  
  • Cultivate relationships with key decision makers such as CEOs, Founders, CFOs, Heads of Recruiting, etc. and educate potential prospects on Maven’s recruiting services  
  • Follow up with prospects via LinkedIn and e-mail and flex your creative writing muscles to secure BizDev connections.  
  • Negotiate contract terms and drive closing conversations for clients.
  • Achieve weekly target goals and actively discover new ways to improve individual performance  
  • Collaborate with the Temporary Team on priorities, pipeline, key projects, and intel on your clients and the status of your searches
  • Manage placement timesheets, extensions, and ends when necessary
  • Manage onboarding, employee relations, and administer background checks and references for your clients

Compensation and Perks:

  • Base + uncapped commission
  • Full health, vision, and dental benefits with Maven contribution
  • PTO + Sick Time + all major federal holidays off
  • 401k with 4% Maven match
  • Monthly Wi-Fi and cell phone reimbursements
  • Remote first environment  
  • Quarterly team outings when team goals are met (such as wine tasting, massages, cooking classes and more!)
  • President’s Club (all expenses paid trip) if goals are met

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Maven Recruiting Group participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Please refer to the E-Verification Poster and Right to Work Poster for additional information.

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