Strategic Account Manager

Job ID
Car Keys Express




We’re a successful fast-growing company based in Louisville, Kentucky. We’re growing rapidly, undergoing a national expansion. In the past five years, we’ve grown from 60 employees to over 300. We’ve averaged 50% revenue growth each year over the past 6 years. We’re looking for an experienced Strategic Account Manager to help play an important part in our growth. 


You’ll enjoy the stability and excitement which comes from working with a successful company undergoing a major expansion.



  • Identify and develop relationships with key executives at target national automotive dealers and national accounts in adjacent spaces.
  • Close nationwide business deals on an ongoing basis to meet monthly, quarterly and annual sales objectives.
  • Set and maintain demand forecasts for existing and prospective accounts.
  • Coordinate with Operations, Marketing, Legal, and Sales Team to close new strategic accounts and to maximize wallet share with current customers.
  • Increase market awareness of Car Keys Express through active participation in industry associations.
  • Monitor and report on competitors’ activities, strengths, weakness and business strategies.  Develop and execute effective counter-strategies.
  • Increase Car Keys Express’s strategic account development knowledge base.
  • Ensure Account receivables are current



  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • 5+ years’ experience within the retail sector
  • 3+ years national sales experience
  • Proven ability to personally develop and close national accounts
  • Willingness to travel up to 10%




REPORTING: You’ll report directly to the Retail Channel Manager.


What We Offer: 

    • Uncommon growth, therefore uncommon opportunities for advancement 
    • Health, dental and vision insurance
    • Company paid life insurance
    • Company sponsored 401k retirement plan with employer match
    • Paid vacations and holidays
    • Personal Time Off
    • Normal business hours, Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm




Pay for this position will range from $80,000 to $110,000. Salary is commensurate with experience. Pay raises are typically dramatically higher than the national average for those who apply themselves, and are promoted as they grow with the company.



Fast-growing companies are rare, and many people don’t have experience in that environment.  We’re looking for people who are eager to apply and challenge themselves. Ideal candidates are assertive, aggressive self-starters. If you’re someone who really “owns” projects at work, is a passionate advocate, who doesn’t need supervision to get results--then this company is for you. If you’re only looking for a paycheck, this won’t be ideal for you. We (and you) want to make sure you’re a good “fit” for our company. We want you to be happy here. If you’re interested in advancement, ambitious, and show potential, you’ll get more responsibility. You may be asked to “wear more than one hat”. For those who want to gain a lot of great experience and develop their skill set, this is a rare opportunity.


Our Team, Our Office: 

We strive for a great work culture. Even though we’re growing fast, we have normal business hours. We have a fun group of people who will make you feel welcome. We’re located in the “NuLu” district in downtown Louisville, known for its upscale restaurants, specialty stores and art galleries. We have a modern office with an open layout, a billiards and game loft with a bar, a deck outside, and outdoor ping-pong. We recently bought another new building to accommodate our growth. Everyone’s really excited--maybe you’ll enjoy these new additions with us. You may bring your dog to work.





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