National accounts sales managers are entrusted with identifying prospective clients and building strong working relationships with them. They are responsible for managing sales activities in their assigned area, reporting to the director of sales at the company.
Their day-to-day duties include meeting with customers and proposing partnerships and business opportunities related to the products or services their company is selling. They respond to customer inquiries and are at their service; this involves proposing, negotiating, and closing deals.
They are also expected to keep up your personal development as a salesperson by attending workshops and tradeshows. This also allows them to keep up with market trends. Apart from building a professional and personal network, they have to send reports on sales activities to management on a regular basis.