How do account directors differ from sales executives?

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Account director is usually more senior, handles 1 very large account

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In my experience it’s just a different title for the same job. Managing or closing sales on an established account/customer. These positions differ from an SDR or BD whose job is to hunt for new business or a lead.

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Could be a KAD. Depends on company

In my experience, account directors handle named accounts/existing customers (responsible for continuously expanding or up selling into said accounts.) Sales or account executives usually have territories or verticals and are responsible for closing new business and bringing in new logos to the company.

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