An assistant account manager is part of a company's salesforce. A firm's marketing and sales department chief ensures that marketing procedures and techniques are adequate and conform to regulatory guidelines and industry practices.
Nature of the Work
An assistant account manager works under the direction of a senior sales manager, performing administrative tasks and following up on correspondence with customers.
An assistant account manager usually has an associate degree in a business-related field or a high school diploma. An assistant account manager with supervisory duties may have a bachelor's degree.
Compensation levels for assistant account managers vary by industry and company. Indeed, a career information website, reports that an assistant account manager earns a median income of $36,000, as of 2010.
An assistant account manager can improve career growth opportunities by seeking a higher degree, such as a bachelor's or master's degree in business management or marketing.
An assistant account manager works normal business hours, Monday through Friday. However, he may work longer hours if business conditions require it.