A territory account manager uses mostly mental and communication skills when performing the job. This manager assesses a geographical territory and sells and closes new opportunities for a potential client. This job entails having usable knowledge of data entry and presentation software such as powerpoint. A territory account manager may work indoors when presenting opportunities for clients but may be required to be outdoors when judging a geographical location for sales, depending on client needs.
A territory account manager must have people and communication skills for clients, managers, and subordinates. Having previous positions in sales and/or communications may also be required in this position. Another skill a territory account manager may need is experience with computer technology and web technologies. Examples of this technology may include a working knowledge of salesforce.com and iCloud. A territory account manager may also be required to resolve client complaints by making reports, developing solutions to problems, investigating problems, and making recommendations to clients.
A four-year degree in fields such as communication, marketing, or a related field may also be a requirement for this position. The work usually involves standard daytime office hours. Years of experience in a related field may be required for this position, and it will certainly be helpful when applying.