Client Relationship Manager

New York, United States Full-time

  • Rapidly growing market-leader with an Innovative product used by the world’s elite businesses
  • Great, team-oriented Client Success environment
  • A place where people look forward to coming to work every day and where you can flourish if this is the right place for you

Our Company

IBISWorld has been growing. Fast. And to keep up with our rapid expansion, we’re looking to build on our biggest strength: our people.

IBISWorld is more than just a market research firm on Wall Street. It’s a place where talented people work together to serve great companies every day. Our people are growing (personally and professionally!) almost as fast as our business.

We are the global leader in industry market research with a very loyal following of the world’s elite businesses. How did we get here? It’s all about our people…and to keep up with demand we are looking to add even more talented people to our team.

Our mission is to be the premier provider of high value-added information to the largest and most influential enterprises in the nations where we operate. We do this while maintaining a culture where people are passionate about their work and are surrounded by intelligent achievers. Your mission is to find out how you can be a part of our progression and innovation.

Since our inception in the United States, we’ve grown to a multimillion-dollar business, which made us one of the fastest-growing small businesses in the United States. We believe that IBISWorld offers a excellent opportunity for people who share our vision of delivering significant value for our customers and for ourselves. We are looking for people who want more than a job – people who are seeking a career. You’ll be given an opportunity to push your boundaries and find out what you’re capable of, through working with and learning from smart people to become part a world-class organization always innovating.

The Role

We are seeking an energetic Senior Client Relationship Manager (CRM) with proven track record of success in account management, inside sales, client service or similar job roles.  You will manage and grow an existing book of business.   You will provide proactive service to ensure that we assist clients in using our data to help their businesses succeed and will be responsible for all account management activities.

You will liaise with business owners, managers and procurement departments to renew client contracts and will maximize revenue growth by uncovering new opportunities and by pursuing areas where other IBISWorld products meet the client's needs.  This full-time position is based in our New York, NY office located at 40 Wall Street.

Reporting to the Client Service Division Manager, you will:

  • Proactively manage a portfolio of clients with the goal of implementation, adoption and client retention using sales processes and Account Management techniques
  • Use a consultative approach with clients through needs analysis to identify pain points, define strategic initiatives and match IBISWorld market research products accordingly
  • Field and satisfy incoming queries, issues and day to day needs of your clients as they arise
  • Identify at risk Clients, and work with Management to develop and execute action plans to secure renewal and prospect opportunities for development within existing account
  • Achieve KPIs and expectations including but not limited to:
    • > Renewal %
    • > Upgrades
    • > Monthly active usage metrics
    • > Gainsight utilization
  • Project manage customer implementation by working closely with internal Departments such as Sales, Production, Marketing, and IT as needed.
  • Drive usage and adoption throughout client organizations through the adoption of product features and mobilization of key stakeholder groups to maximize the customer’s goals
  • Advocate for the ongoing needs and goals of the client internally - gathering feedback from customers and understanding where they are now, and how we may help them achieve goals.
  • Drive recurring revenue by demonstrating sustainable value for customers and fostering long-term relationships with IBISWorld across renewal cycles
  • Identify and close opportunities for client expansion and revenue growth within assigned portfolio to maintain results aligned with revenue targets, and make up lost revenue
  • Develop knowledge through internal and external trainings, management coaching and self-learning
  • Collaborate with other CRMs, Management and the unit VP to build a thriving department and foster the overall success of IBISWorld and the clients we serve

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • 5 years+ experience in Customer Success, Sales, Client Relationship Management, or Account Management required
  • Proven experience in managing complex revenue opportunities, and the ability to drive opportunities with multiple stakeholders forward
  • Ability to engage with clients across a variety of industries and backgrounds
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize work duties to meet deadlines
  • Superior communications skills (presentation, written, and verbal) and demonstrated ability to communicate/present effectively at all levels of the organization including the C-suite
  • Skilled at problem-solving, decision making, negotiations, and ability to navigate challenging situations in a professional manner
  • Customer-focused, enthusiastic, positive and service-oriented
  • Intrinsically motivated, results-oriented, and able to work with minimal direction to achieve goals
  • Team player, enjoys working hard, exhibits professionalism, is dedicated to meeting and exceeding expectations
  • Ability to travel to customer locations (5-10%)
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word

We offer a vibrant company culture with team building events, departmental incentives, and biannual company events.  We also have regular opportunities to participate in volunteer or group activities on the weekend, organized via our Corporate Social Responsibility committee.

You will be rewarded with a Competitive base salary + Commissions with first year earnings ranging from $75,000-100,000, comprehensive benefits package including: 401k, medical, vision, and dental insurance, as well as commuter benefits, paid vacation, life and disability insurance.

If you think you are the ideal candidate for this role please apply by submitting your resume and a short cover letter addressed to Patty Corey. No phone calls please. If you would like to know more about IBISWorld please visit our Careers Page.

 In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Applicants must be available to work full-time in our NYC office. IBISWorld does not pay relocation costs.


IBISWorld provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, IBISWorld complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Apply for this opening at