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Client Relationship Manager – Minneapolis, MN

Established Clients | Existing Business | Client Relationship Management

Location: Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area  Company: Well established, fast growing Management Consulting/IT Consulting firm. One of the premier growth stories happening today in the Twin Cities IT arena.  Role: Major Account Client Relationship Management focused on existing business expansion. Some strategic new business pursuit. Salary: Negotiable up to $105,000 based on experience and skill  Commission: Robust, tiered, accelerated commission plan with added incentives  Total Compensation Potential: $200,000+ with no earnings cap  Benefits: Good benefits package


Management Consulting, IT Consulting, SLA-driven Projects, SOW-based Solutions and transactional services. Clients include Fortune 500, other large and mid-sized corporate clients. High profile company with strong brand recognition. Exceptional leadership, engagement and delivery team, business model, competitive differentiators and cutting edge solutions offerings.


The Client Relationship Manager works directly with the highest priority established major accounts to expand existing business. This is a strategic sales and client relationship management role critical to company growth initiatives.  While most of the work is focused on business growth within existing client relationships, the Client Relationship Manager will also be directly involved in some new strategic accounts business development.


Manage assigned existing major accounts. Develop long range strategic growth and business optimization plans. Cultivate, expand and maintain productive relationships with key client managers and executives. Work collaboratively with recruiting, IT service engagement/delivery and business and/or technology/SMEs. While your primary work will be within established account[s], you will be responsible to initiate business with select, new strategic account level clients. Gain deep understanding of strategic account targets, gather competitive intelligence, develop and execute a new business acquisition strategy, demonstrate and leverage competitive differentiation and successfully open new accounts if/when directed.


  • 2 years minimum, prefer 4+ years of successful IT/Management Consulting sales experience
  • Strongly prefer Minneapolis/St. Paul market experience with a reputable IT Consulting firm
  • Outstanding client relationship development and client relationship management skills
  • A passion for solving business problems with IT solutions and a basic understanding of the strategies, protocols and nuances involved in selling to business and IT executives
  • Exceptional client relationship and communications skills
  • Ability to structure, plan, organize and prioritize around a results-focused sales process
  • Engaged, driven, high activity sales achiever
  • Strong career orientation and ambitious professional growth plans
  • 4-year college degree


  • Salary will be based on knowledge, skill , relevant experience and previous accomplishments
  • Salary range: up to $105,000
  • Exciting, rich commission plan includes tiered accelerators
  • Total potential compensation $200,000+
  • Good benefits package


If you are interested and you meet the Requirements, make a confidential inquiry at or call us at 952-403-9700.


About Deare Search Partners

Deare Search Partners is a specialized Sales and Executive Search Firm located on France Avenue in Bloomington, MN. 

Founded in 1998, we have grown to become the #1 Minnesota and Midwest regional search firm inColor Image of Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal Top Search Firm Award to Deare Search Partners Minneapolis MN Search Firm the placement of executive, management, sales, recruiting, delivery and practice professionals for the IT Services, IT Consulting, Management Consulting and Professional Services sectors. We are also among the top Minneapolis MN Metro based search firms in the placement of sales professionals, sales leaders and operational executives for the broader Information and Communication Technology industries including: Software, SaaS, Hardware, Information Technology Services, Cloud, Big Data, Internet/Web, Digital Marketing, Analytics, Consumerization of IT, Digital Media, Social Media, Telecommunications and Mobile Technologies.

We are the highly specialized, well-connected and hard-working professional search firm behind some of the biggest local, regional and national business growth stories in the tech sector. Since 1998, our goal has been to have our clients and candidates associate our name with the highest level of professionalism and the most profound results they will ever experience with a recruiting firm.