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American Express Global Business Travel Sales Associate in Boston, Massachusetts

Amex GBT is a place where colleagues find inspiration in travel as a force for good and – through their work – can make an impact on our industry. We’re here to help our colleagues achieve success and offer an inclusive and collaborative culture where your voice is valued.

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The Sales Associate will be responsible for the generation of new sales in the Small & Medium Enterprise Market segment for Amex GBT. They will provide integrated solutions both online and offline to help corporations handle and optimize their travel spend/investment; accomplished through process and purchase savings. This position is remote within the US and requires working some flexible hours to accomodate all US timezones.

What You'll Do:

  • Increase profitability by proactively identifying new opportunities and delivering innovative solutions that continue to give and expand Amex GBT's web of influence

  • Lead sales efforts to deliver multiple revenue streams and further penetrate accounts, with a focus on driving premium revenue

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of key business drivers, organizational culture and the driven edge of clients.

  • Research the marketplace and competitor products and services to highlight the value that distinguishes GBT products, and specifically demonstrates MI, benchmarking, and technology as critical value drivers

  • Improve the Amex GBT value proposition through policy consultation, researching white paper needs, technology road mapping, optimizing online solutions, and event content development

  • A strong understanding of the external marketplace and in depth knowledge of the power of the GBT value proposition

  • Exceptional relationship management and consultative sales skills

  • A sophisticated ability to synthesize client needs

What We're Looking For:

  • At least 3 years of business development experience

  • Ability to generate new pipeline through prospect engagements (cold calling, email outreach, inbound lead management, networking, LinkedIn, etc.)

  • Have a 'hunter mentality' in identifying new potential opportunities across net new and existing leads and contacts

  • Shown innovative problem-solving abilities and decision-making skills required, in addition to project management, prioritization, and planning skills.

  • Strong business sense, negotiation skills, including objection handling

  • Highly articulate written and verbal communication skills with a sophisticated range of communication and presentation skills to present complex ideas in a simple and compelling way to a wide variety of audiences through a virtual setting (Zoom, WebEx)

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn, understand, and articulate key product and value proposition knowledge in a variety of contexts.

  • Strong financial skill and analytical mentality required to leverage the key drivers of profitability with the ability to demo our suite of products via online technologies.

  • SaaS sales experience preferred, but not required


United States

The US national hourly wage range for this position is from $18.00 to $36.00 per hour. The national range provided includes the hourly rate that GBT expects to pay for the role. Actual hourly wage rate will be based on factors including the scope and complexity of the role and the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, knowledge, and work location.

This role is eligible for either an annual Performance Based Incentive, which rewards participants based on company performance or one of our metric-driven Sales Incentive Plans (certain direct sales roles only). An eligible employee can only participate in one of these plans during an eligible period. For information about our comprehensive US benefits programs and eligibility, please review our Benefits-at-a-Glance document.

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The #TeamGBT Experience

Work and life: Find your happy medium at Amex GBT.

  • Flexible benefits are tailored to each country and start the day you do. These include health and welfare insurance plans, retirement programs, parental leave, adoption assistance, and more.

  • Travel perks: get a choice of deals each week from major travel providers on everything from flights to hotels to cruises and car rentals.

  • Develop the skills you want when the time is right for you, with global tuition assistance, access to over 20,000 courses on our learning platform, leadership courses, and new job openings available to internal candidates first.

  • We strive to champion Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in every aspect of our business at GBT. You can connect with colleagues through our global Inclusion Groups, centered around common identities or initiatives, to discuss challenges, obstacles, achievements, and drive company awareness and action.

  • Wellbeing resources to support mental and emotional health for you and your immediate family.

  • And much more!

All applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, gender (and characteristics related to sex and gender), pregnancy (and related medical conditions), race, color, citizenship, religion, disability, or any other class or characteristic protected by law.

Furthermore, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the hiring process. For details regarding how we protect your data, please consult GBT Recruitment Privacy Statement ( .

What if I don’t meet every requirement? If you’re passionate about our mission and believe you’d be a phenomenal addition to our team, don’t worry about “checking every box;" please apply anyway. You may be exactly the person we’re looking for!

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