LinkedIn Associate Relationship Manager (Nordics) - Talent Solutions Corporate in Dublin, Ireland

Associate Relationship Manager

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We’re much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

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We are looking for an Associate Relationship Manager to join our team in contributing to successful client relationships within the SMB industry. You will be responsible for making sure that clients renew their contracts with LinkedIn Talent Solutions’ products and services. You will focus on a portfolio of client accounts to ensure there is engagement in products through discovery, training and ultimately guaranteeing the investment made in LTS best meets the clients’ needs.

The primary responsibilities of the Associate Relationship Manager are to:

Drive revenue

  • Proactive selling and growing the account off-cycle is a key aspect of the success of a Relationship Manager. This is not just an Account Manager or renewals job. LinkedIn Relationship Managers are sales people and thrive on growing their book of business by creating value.

Elevate the overall client experience

  • We have a strong value for bringing an exceptional client experience and it is the job of the Relationship Manager to make sure that we support our client’s business with excellence. We want our customers to not just do business with us because we have the best talent solutions in the market, but also because they love doing business with us.

Invest in the team

  • We have very strong teams here at LinkedIn. One of the greatest things about working in sales at LinkedIn is the people that you will work with. Our Relationship Managers invest heavily in each other, growing and finding success in the job by learning from one another’s successes and failures and by building each other up.

Strengthen the company

  • We are growing fast and there is a lot to do around here! We expect our Relationship Managers to think like an owner and have an impact outside of the core sales function.

During the first 30 days, you will:

  • Learn about the business, the team and LinkedIn’s platform and products and associated tools to enable success in your role.

  • Understand the critical importance of LinkedIn’s Talent Solutions to our clients.

  • Optimize your LinkedIn profile to start building your online reputation by adding media rich content and compelling information regarding LinkedIn's Hire, Market, Sell strategy

During the first 60 days, you will:

  • Arrange calls with key decision makers of your pre-defined customer portfolio of clients. Begin to build relationships and conduct on-boarding meetings and quarterly business reviews.

  • Understand your customers’ business needs and drivers and develop/present bespoke solutions with the view of closing business in line with and to exceed your quarterly quota.

  • Have a defined territory plan that includes goals and objectives, account analysis and action points.

  • Be able to negotiate renewals by addressing pricing, margin, commercial issues.

After 90 days, you will:

  • Have completed your first quarterly business review meeting with every client and established a regular program of reviews.

  • Be able to build a pipeline and reliably forecast in a transparent manner.

  • Have demonstrated proactive selling by growing your first accounts off-cycle through add-on product sales.

  • Continually review and update your LinkedIn profile on an ongoing basis, ensuring that you are sharing fresh contents and insights.

After 12 months you will:

  • Have delivered/exceeded against your annual revenue targets selling unique solutions that connect talent with opportunity on a massive scale and change the way businesses operate.

  • Have delivered an exceptional client experience and become a trusted advisor by supporting your customers’ business needs with excellence. Your customers will be sharing with their peers and industry partners the positive experiences of working with their LinkedIn Relationship Manager.

  • Be positioned as an ambassador for the company both internally and externally, having worked on projects outside your core role to improve the team, bring value to your manager and to benefit the company and member base as a whole

Basic Qualifications:

  • Native Swedish and fluent English is a must

  • 1+ year’s sales or relationship management experience in a comparable environment.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • A hunger for sales & long term relationship building

  • Experience with recruitment media and recruiting

  • Experience working in the recruitment consultant or staffing industry

  • Proven track record of reaching and exceeding sales revenue goals in a high-growth company environment

  • Established reputation as a high integrity, top performer who collaborates closely with others to achieve both individual and team goals

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)

This role is based in Dublin so applicants must be eligible to work in the EU without restriction