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Major Account Executive- Background Screening in Rolling Meadows, IL at CareerBuilder Employment Screening

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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US - CB Employment Screening



Who are we?

At CareerBuilder, we have a passion to connect employers with the right talent at the right time. We are focusing on bringing speed and efficiency to our clients through cutting-edge technology and services and we are looking for motivated self-starters to bring that message to our customers! We put clients’ needs first, work hard, and collaborate across the company to bring the best solutions to market. 

What's the role?

CareerBuilder Sales team is looking for a skilled Major Account Executive to join the CB family! 

You will be an expert in managing stakeholders, understanding client needs and providing sourcing solutions across the Talent Acquisition and Management spectrum. In addition, you will engage with internal sales stakeholders, clients and delivery teams to provide consistent service quality to our clients.

The position requires high touch client and relationship management with a strong focus on customer needs and revenue generation. Integrity, proactivity and the ability to build long lasting and effective relationships are essential for this role.

Further Responsibilities Include...

  • Serve as a product expert and support the sales organization in selling the CareerBuilder Employment Screening service offerings
  • Act as a trusted advisor to your clients and salesforce by identifying and consulting with key decision makers to understand their business needs and build a business case for CareerBuilder’s solutions
  • Customer experience comes first. You must have an innate ability to engage, support, and service your customers
  • Sales must be your passion. A competitive spirit and extreme focus to achieve and exceed sales goals is the CareerBuilder culture
  • You will become a subject matter expert on human resources, employment screening landscape, and how the economy impacts today’s workforce
  • Each day your focus will be to work with the CareerBuilder sales team and identify opportunities, create the business case and close the sale
  • Ability to articulate the value of new services to your existing client base, and new clients in order to expand the business with a set of nationwide accounts

Job Requirements:

What do we need from you? 

We need people who enjoy working in a fast paced, production driven environment! People who will work hard and have fun doing it! We need people who work well under pressure, like to be challenged and understand how critical it is to get the client experience right!  

Oh, and we need these things too...

  • 4+ Years’ experience with conceptual sales, solution selling and value-based selling
  • 4+ Years’ of documented quota & sales goal attainment
  • 2+ Years’ experience in Employment/Background Screening, B2B Software or Services Sales is preferred
  • Proven success selling to the executive level as well as multiple buyers at several levels within large, enterprise organizations
  • Experience selling to C-Suite and HR buyers is preferred
  • Able to self-motivate and work independently
  • High activity sales cycle for selling new solutions
  • Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Strong sense of initiative and desire to achieve
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work within deadlines
  • Ability to travel up to 30%


When we talk about career paths at CareerBuilder, we’re talking about what you want to do with your skills, passion and curiosity. We know that careers are not one-size-fits-all, so it’s up to you to decide where you see yourself going—and you have the freedom to start that conversation.

When you're focused on the goal, not the path – you can be more flexible, and that translates into more productive and satisfied employees. From flexible hours to volunteering during work hours to diverse education opportunities, CareerBuilder is committed to helping employees strike a balance. 

Here are just some benefits we offer:

  • Training that positions you to hit the ground running with ongoing learning and development courses; we never stop investing in our people.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Programs
  • Education Reimbursement Program allowing up to $5k per year towards completion of a Bachelor’s and non-MBA graduate degree, and up to $10K per year towards completion of an MBA
  • Global Wellness initiatives to promote financial, mental and physical health and well-being
  • 401(k) Program with a two year vesting schedule, discretionary match, and an opportunity to make Pretax and Roth contributions

CareerBuilder, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.


TSR ID: 001191