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Account Executive Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Marietta, GA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in Marietta, GA
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at First Data.

Interview Details

Hiring process is very laid back with basic questions

Interview Questions
  • They ask for an example of your selling techniques you would use   Answer Question
Negotiation Details
No real Negotiation
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Atlanta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at First Data in April 2013.

    Interview Details

    Three interviews.

    The first two interviews were very basic. I met with the sales director and we chatted about a variety of things. Interview went very well.

    Second interview was a 20 min phone interview with another sales director which went well and was very easy.

    Third interview was a little more intense. VP along with the sales director. Some questions about why you chose sales.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Not able to negotiate ; unless you speak another language and then you may get a base salary bump.
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Sent resume, applied online, conducted two interviews and a background check.

    Interview Questions
    • What business to business sales experience do you have?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Aurora, CO
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Aurora, CO
    Application Details

    The process took a dayinterviewed at First Data in April 2012.

    Interview Details

    When entering into office, there was no receptionist, only log-in book with scarce instructions. I arrived 15 minutes early, and wandered if I am at the right place, since the office seemed abandoned. Later on I found out that the rest of people- account executives were in the other part of the office, but it seemed too quiet for a call center atmosphere.

    Interview Questions
    • Role playing of a telephone call with a difficult potential client.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bronx, NY
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bronx, NY
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at First Data in September 2011.

    Interview Details

    Apply online, get a call if they are interested, then interview with Sales Director, Interview with Vice President, then you will recived job offer from HR.
    Travel to Atlanta for tranning.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No negociation
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Canton, OH
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at First Data in April 2010.

    Interview Details

    Very detailed and thorough Not too complicated Asked basic questions. Same interview 3 times. Little mundane

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    No
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at First Data in August 2010.

    Interview Details

    Spoke on the phone with the recruiting manager and she was very nice. We pretty much talked about my previous jobs, and my history in sales. Everything was basic, didn't ask me any hard questions which was nice considering interviews scare the crap out of me. There were two phone interviews which took about 30mins each. Took about a week to get back to me and then I was offered a job.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied in-person. The process took a dayinterviewed at First Data in January 2010.

    Interview Details

    I reached out to the hiring manager directly. The job was an internal posting. I was able to schedule a in person interview to discuss the position and benefits. The interview was very laid back and the manger was down to earth. I felt comfortable asking questions and going through mock sales.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you market our product (gift card) to a new business owner?   View Answer
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

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