Pre-Employment Application

Account Executive - Minnetonka
Minnetonka, MN  55343-8969


Promotion Services Group, subsidiary of Premium Surge Promotions, is a promotional marketing company headquartered in Minnetonka Minnesota.  We are currently seeking a full time Premium Account Executive to help support our clients in their promotional product needs.  This position will be located in our Minneapolis office.  The ideal candidate has strong experience in the ASI/promotional product industry and proven success working with client/vendor management in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Ideal candidate has spirits/wine and CPG experience. 
  • Assist and support PSG clients with off the shelf/ASI promotional product inquiries; by providing ideas, write-ups, quotes, ordering, invoicing, complete project management and customer service relating to promotional products. 
  • Research/source promotional product requests through vendor contact, ASI suppliers using manufacturer’s reps and factory direct
  • Prepare write ups with promotional product images, description, pricing and lead times
  • Prepare formal client quotations, production schedules and coordinate safety testing with 3rd party
  • Manage the ordering process, communication with vendors/supplier, samples for approval, tracking of orders through delivery
  • Meet with suppliers, review new product lines, and keep abreast of the product trends, put together quarterly overview, gather samples etc…
  • Special Projects as assigned
  • Travel Requirements:  occasional local travel to client sites required
Required Skills & Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an Account Executive role in a production environment
  • Experience with ASI/promotional products REQUIRED
  • Spirits and wine experience
  • Proven ability to successfully perform in a fast paced, project oriented environment where multi-tasking required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to communicate with clients/vendors/colleagues in USA and HK
  • Strong organization skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency with PC and related programs in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule as needed (which may include long hours, nights, weekends etc…)
Telecommuting not available for this position.
Relocation assistance not offered.
Company Overview:
Located in Minnetonka, Minnesota, Promotion Services Group “PSG” specializes in custom promotional product that extends your brand in a relevant and compelling way.  Custom design, new product sourcing and manufacturing is our specialty.  A thorough multi-step quality assurance and process ensures products are safe even from concept to creation and brought to our clients all over the world, Door-To-Door.  For more information please refer to   
PSG is a subsidiary of Premium Surge Promotions dba Surge-Innovations

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