At KinderCare Education, we make it our passion to nurture a sense of discovery, joy, and wonder in every child, every day, at every one of our centers. As the nation’s leading private provider in accredited early childhood education, we’re committed to delivering the highest-quality child care and educational opportunities for families and the dedicated professionals who serve them.
We see the greatness in each child, and we believe teachers can change the world. Every day, our more than 33,000 employees create a world of learning, joy, and adventure for more than 158,000 children. Whether you’re in one of our centers or providing support from our headquarters in Portland, Oregon, being a part of the KinderCare family means that you care deeply about positively impacting the lives of children and families through the power of education.
KinderCare Education has three brands to meet the needs of busy families wherever they need us\:
We’re in neighborhoods with our KinderCare Learning Centers that offer early childhood education and care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old
We’re at offices with KinderCare Education at Work, our suite of family-focused benefits for organizations to offer to their employees, including on-site and near-site early learning centers, Back-up Care for last-minute child care and Care Select
And we’re at schools with our Champions before and after school programs
KinderCare Education at Work is the child care benefits solutions partner with the experience to get talent management results. Our 45 year history of caring for children, and expertise of working with over 400 corporations, means we know what working families and companies need.
The Sr. Client Account Executive at KinderCare at Work
uses their extensive experience and consultative selling skills to develop long-term relationships with our current clients. In this role, you will work with executives to match KinderCare Education at Work unique service offerings
to help solve improve their employee engagement in their organizations.
As the point person at the intersection of the client and KinderCare Education, your success is determined by the relationships you build and maintain, driving solutions that enhance and meet the client’s employee benefits solution needs, and through the growth of your current portfolio.
What You Will Do\:
Cultivate and maintain ongoing meaningful relationships with a portfolio of clients
Drive our business forward by establishing a strategic vision for your clients that align to the business focus on retention, satisfaction, and profitable growth
Generate revenue and meet sales goals by developing and converting a strong cross-sell/up-sell pipeline
Oversee the day-to-day management and support of the clients within portfolio
Grow the KinderCare @Work portfolio that you manage
Orchestrate and market events for clients to attend
Proactively assess, clarify, and validate client needs on an ongoing basis
Work closely with all corporate and field cross-functional partners
Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of KinderCare @Work’s products and services
Have an in-depth working knowledge of all your portfolio contracts and provide contractual support
How You Will Do It
Anticipate the needs of your clients and problem solve proactively through root cause analysis
Lean in with curiosity and respond to your client’s unique needs and development business plans that create a pathway to success
Foster relationships to help promote cross-sell opportunities
Manage C-Suite and Executive level relationships within medium to large organizations
Respond to your cross-functional corporate and field partners needs with strong collaboration
Understand the financial impact of decisions and financial outcomes for the client
Communicate and negotiate through strong interpersonal and soft-skills
Organize and plan all aspects of your role
Demonstrate active listening to all clients and cross-functional partners needs
Have strong project management and analytical skills
A strong sales and business background,
with 5+ years’ experience
account management sales experience , with proven proficiency in selling and presentation skills, prospecting, and territory management
5+ years’ experience selling and deploying solutions for Fortune 500/Global 1,000 companies
Strong growth mindset. Seeks to solve for difficult client challenges.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including with C-level executives
Motivated, self-starter with effective time management skills
Ability to work independently, as well as being a collaborative team member
KinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.