An Account Manager in an IT firm or team is a person responsible for the management of sales, and relationships with particular customers. They manage the relationship with the client of the accounts they are assigned to.
Account Managers are a specific type of sales role, although in this case we have bundled all IT-related sales roles.
Also known as: Technical Sales Lead, Business Development Manager, Software Sales, or Pre- Sales
The following are recommended qualifications for this role:
An IT-related diploma or degree is recommended but not essential - often no qualification
See What to study for more information.
The following professional certification is recommended for those practicing in this role:
Certified Technologist (CTech) (More info at IT Professionals NZ)
Chartered IT Professional NZ (CITPNZ) (More info at IT Professionals NZ)
These industry certifications may be helpful for this role: