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Republic Services Key Account Executive-ES in Bellevue, Washington

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.

We are Sustainability in Action — our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.

Why choose Republic?

Joining Republic isn’t just about taking on a new job, it’s about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.

As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:

  • We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.

  • We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.

  • We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.

  • We are driven to deliver results in the right way.

  • We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Key Account Executive will deliver profitable, incremental revenue to their assigned account portfolio ensuring customer expectations are met or exceeded. The Key Account Executive will be assigned a specific set of existing accounts along with either a specific prospect set, industry assignment or line of business responsibility, and will be responsible for both new sales as well as retention of existing accounts or revenues.

The Key Account Executive will drive the environmental solutions agenda at the highest possible levels within the customer’s organization, to introduce and facilitate the delivery of all or assigned service offerings, as well as discover and facilitate opportunities to expand service offerings with assigned and target accounts. Those service lines may include but are not limited to Industrial Services, Field Services, Emergency Response, Site Remediation, Waste Transportation and Disposal plus other project related engagements.


  • Build and maintain a successful sales funnel. Seek opportunities with prospect accounts and ensure new account growth.

  • Ensure revenue expansion with existing accounts. Seek opportunities with existing accounts to expand our current service offerings and achieve maximum account penetration. Create and communicate account plans for top accounts to include opportunities and growth plans.

  • Maintain revenue relationships with existing accounts while seeking opportunities for price improvement and enhanced customer satisfaction. Create and communicate account plans for top accounts to include risk ratings and detailed retention plans.

  • Utilizes CRM daily, schedules and documents all activities, and develops robust information profiles on prospective customers to facilitate acquisition of new customers.

  • Develops and maintains an awareness of market behavior and competitive trends in designated markets to anticipate changing customer needs.

  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of the Company’s available services, lines of business and pricing structures; offers additional services to existing and potential commercial, industrial, and recycling clients, including total waste stream management solutions, as appropriate, to grow targeted profitable revenue and contribute to Company goals and objectives.

  • Completes required Customer Service Agreements, reports, and other paperwork in a timely manner and in accordance with Company policy.

  • Travel, some overnight, required as needed.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.


  • A proven track record of generating new business opportunities in the Environmental Field

  • Strong technical expertise with an extensive understanding of environmental solutions, and regulatory compliance

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including strong presentation skills and the ability to produce high quality, error free work in a fast-paced work environment

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook


  • An equivalent combination of education and 5 years relevant waste or industry experience.

  • Minimum of 2 years of direct selling experience in a customer-facing role that includes identifying and addressing customer needs.

  • Must have a valid Driver's License and possess both the desire and the ability to meet with clients and attend appropriate industry expos, conferences and networking events as needed

Pay Range:

$68,040.00 - $106,920.00

Bonus Plan Details (if applicable):

Bonus - Sales Commission Plan, 40% Annual

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.