Account Manager-Life Sciences-DC (181096)


Competitive Base + Uncapped Commission + Benefits

- United States -- Washington DC

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15 September 2020




Why Work For HAYS?


Join one of the fastest growing staffing companies in the U.S.  As one of the largest global recruiting firms, you can take pride in providing the best service to our clients and candidates.  On top of that, you’ll work with great people in a fun atmosphere.


Our Commitment to You


Total Rewards:  We offer a competitive base salary + industry leading commission plans, 401k with matching, ESPP, 10 paid holidays and 22 days PTO and flexible benefit plans to meet your unique personal needs  including a 100% company paid employee medical plan option. 


Learning & Development:  You’ll receive cutting-edge training throughout all levels of your career at Hays, including trips to our U.S. headquarters in Tampa for new hire training, advanced and master level skill enhancement, emerging leader and advanced leadership development.  We’ll equip you with the specialized skills, knowledge and support so you can quickly become prosperous in your new role.


Career Progression:  You’ll have a clearly defined career progression path based on meritocracy, not who you know.  Our entry level employees start as Associates and are typically promoted to Consultant within 9 months.  There are different paths to choose in your career with Hays, such as becoming a top producer, opening a new office, or evolving into leadership.  You control your destiny.


Our Culture:  Our world-wide reach allows us to work with clients across multiple countries, opening doors to unparalleled opportunities.  Within our offices, we support one another and celebrate successes together.  We are also dedicated to helping others through our charitable work within our communities.




Passionate About People – Ambitious – Expert – Insightful – Innovative – Do the Right Thing


Your new role


You will be joining one of the fastest growing staffing companies in the USA!  You will identify opportunities and promote our staffing services to a wide variety of new and existing clients within your specialty field, through cold-calling, face-to-face meetings and networking.


Working closely with the recruitment team in order to proactively identify candidates to present to our clients, you will be making a difference to people’s lives every day.  


Responsibilities include:


  • Client development activities, including business development calls, client visits, networking events, etc
  • Obtain work orders for contract, contract to hire and permanent placement of consultants and independent contractors using established sales methods
  • Responsible for all client communications, conflict resolution and compliance on client deliverables and attaining profitability expectations
  • Provide regular two-way communication between the client and team to provide strong team representation and set proper client expectations
  • Constant awareness and pursuit of opportunities for account growth and new business development.
  • Provide regular input on all account activity including status and call reports
  • Continually improve job and technical knowledge by participating in education and networking opportunities


What you will need to succeed


You already have a track record of success in sales or staffing and a person that gets things done. You describe yourself as ambitious and not afraid of hard work, like to see results and thrive in a target orientated, high performance culture...where you have the opportunity to control your own destiny!


  • Ability to build strong relationships
  • Willingness to “cold-call” and prospect for new business over the phone
  • Self-confidence and a self-starter
  • Motivated, goal oriented, persistent and a skilled negotiator
  • High level of initiative and work well in a team environment


What you will get in return


We offer base compensation plus a high percentage, uncapped commission plan. Our benefits are top notch including:


  • PTO starting at 22 days, 2 floating holidays and 2 volunteer days. Our top producers have the opportunity to earn UNLIMITED PTO
  • Competitively priced medical, vision and dental plans to choose what works best for you
  • 401k with guaranteed match and fast-paced vesting schedule
  • Flexible Savings Accounts...and more


We have a fantastic culture that celebrates achievements. We enjoy incentive trips to incredible resorts, like Jamaica and Costa Rica; and quarterly trip awards.


Hays' training is geared toward making you a high performer. We are committed to helping you reach your goals quickly so you can enjoy a lasting and rewarding career. You’ll have the best tools at your fingertips: Google powered search tools, massive CRM database, LinkedIn Recruiter level access and extensive marketing support.


More about us


Hays is the world’s leading recruitment experts.   Last year we placed 70,000 people in permanent jobs and over 240,000 people in to temporary roles globally. We employ over 10,800 recruiting experts in 33 markets  with opportunities for growth, leadership and travel.


We’re enjoy an exclusive global partnership with LinkedIn and are recognized as the most socially engaged recruitment firm with over 2 million followers.


What you need to do now


Excited yet? If you’re already itching to take the next step to achieving your career goals, apply now, or visit our career page for more opportunities and information.


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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with difference backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees.

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