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Sales Account Manager

Houston, Texas

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Team Size: 30+

Office Location: Houston, Texas

The Role: Sales Account Manager


Meet Vanderbloemen:

Vanderbloemen serves churches, schools, nonprofits, and Christian businesses through innovative staffing, compensation, succession, and consulting solutions. 

Founded in 2010 by William and Adrienne Vanderbloemen, the company was started out of a deep passion for local churches that would have pastoral vacancies for years, thus minimizing their effectiveness in their communities. After pastoring for 15 years and then working as a corporate Executive Search Consultant, William believed there was a better way to help churches move through this transition.

Fast forward to 2022 and Vanderbloemen now has 30+ employees working for the firm. We have successfully completed more than 1,000 searches in 48 of the 50 states in the U.S and eight countries around the world.

While Vanderbloemen can staff any position at any size organization, the bulk of our work is made up of searches for senior-level staff. 

Searches involving Senior Pastor succession are an area of particular expertise. In addition to search work, the firm also provides services in staff consulting, succession planning, diversity consulting, and compensation analysis.


About the Sales Account Manager:

The Sales Account Manager is part of the Client Relations Team and reports directly to the Chief Strategy Officer. The Manager functions within the Client Relations group to maximize the firm's continued rapid growth. This involves engaging potential new clients and guiding them through what a customized partnership with Vanderbloemen may look like for their organization. The Sales Account Manager collaborates regularly with the entire Client Relations team to daily provide wow-making excellence in every interaction.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Field and nurture Marketing Qualified Leads (MQLs) and Sales Qualified Leads (SQLs). 

  • Manage a robust pipeline of new leads.

  • Negotiate contracts with potential clients.

  • Close sales opportunities and provide support for clients by learning about and satisfying their hiring needs.

  • Follow up with potential clients throughout the sales cycle to ensure needs are being met and questions are answered.

  • Proactively solicit and attract relationships for future partnerships with Vanderbloemen. 

What You Bring: 

Skills, Experience, and Education

  • Experience selling high-end products or services preferred.
  • Must have a 4-year degree from an accredited college or university. 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage many different accounts at the same time.
  • Excellent analytic skills.

Personal Characteristics

  • Love of people. This is a client-facing position where you will be interacting with all levels of people within the church.

  • Passionate about the Big “C” Church and its mission, including those churches that might differ from your personal theology.

  • Joyful in serving all churches, all denominations, all styles of worship, and theology.

  • A self-starter – someone who is strongly motivated and shows initiative.

  • Exhibits a spirit of flexibility and is very willing to accept and lead through change.

  • Exudes a strong relational personality to potential clients.

  • A demonstrated high level of integrity, guided by a sound set of moral principles.

  • A strong work ethic and high energy.

  • High emotional intelligence.


  • Ability to travel as necessary (up to 10%). 


What it's like to live in Houston, Texas:

Houston is the 3rd largest city in the United States and the largest city in the state of Texas. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 2.1 million people within an area of 579 square miles.

Houston is the home of the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest concentration of healthcare, research institutions, and NASA's Johnson Space Center where the Mission Control Center is located.

Rated as a global city, Houston's economy has a broad industrial base in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation. It is also leading in health care sectors and building oilfield equipment; only New York City is home to more Fortune 500 headquarters. The Port of Houston ranks first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled and second in all cargo tonnage handled. The city has a population with various ethnic and religious backgrounds and a large and growing international community. It is home to many cultural institutions and exhibits, which attract more than 7 million visitors a year to the Museum District. Houston has an active visual and performing arts scene in the Theater District, and offers year-round resident companies in all major performing arts.

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