a day in the life of an account manager

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about being an account manager

No two days as an account manager are the same. It's one of the things I love most about my job. As an account manager, the majority of my time is spent meeting with or calling clients.

I'm constantly looking to strengthen client relationships. Some days that means meeting with existing clients to get a feel for their current hiring needs. Other days it means connecting with new businesses that need recruitment expertise. At the end of the day, my colleagues count on me to create opportunities and drive revenue.


what i do on a daily basis

  • build business and client relationships
  • proactively search for clients
  • grow existing accounts
  • get involved in industry associations
  • meet sales metrics
  • ensure client retention
  • drive aggressive growth and profitability

why work at randstad?

As one of Canada's Great Places to Work for more than 10 years running, there's no shortage of great things to say about Randstad.

  • competitive salary and commission
  • health and dental benefits
  • 3 weeks paid vacation from your first day
  • optional RRSP and stock matching
  • flexible working environment 
  • ongoing training and opportunities
  • celebrate Treat Thursdays & Beer Fridays!
  • employee perk program and discounts
  • 80% of promotional hires are made within
  • recognition to celebrate top performers
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how i make a difference

I'm the first point of contact for clients. They count on me to deliver effective solutions and add value to their hiring process. I set aside time to visit clients who have hiring needs and follow up with people we have put to work. I see the results of my efforts first hand and foster a strong relationship between Randstad and everyone we work with.


will you fit in at randstad?

Managing client accounts at Randstad isn’t for the faint of heart! Successful account managers are sales-focused, ambitious, adaptable, tenacious, and undaunted by hard work. If you think that sounds too easy, you’re exactly the type of person we’re looking for. Other things we look for:

  • post-secondary education in business, sales, communications, or a related field
  • excellent customer service and sales skills
  • 2-3 years in a sales-driven role (preferred)
  • flawless communication skills
  • people who are metrics-driven
  • people who enjoy a challenge
  • you’re more than a little competitive (in a good way!)
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our approach

Your career is more than a job. Every day is an opportunity to make a positive impact and put a smile on someone’s face. Whether you’re helping a client find the perfect talent, or guiding a job seeker through the challenges of finding a job they love, you’re always on the lookout for small (and not-so-small) ways you can make a difference.

We're always looking for bright, innovative individuals who share our passion for improving the world of work. If you’re interested in being a part our vision, we welcome your application!

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