Account Executive- Environmental Solutions TN at Montrose Environmental Group Inc.

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Description:


Are you looking to build a career in the environmental field? Are you passionate about the environment and working collaboratively to solve our clients' environmental and sustainability challenges? If the answer is, "Yes!" then we have an exciting career opportunity for you. Who are we? We are Montrose Environmental Group, the premier environmental services provider.

This leadership position is for an Account Executive-Environmental Solutions in the environmental, health, and safety (EHS) consulting market. We provide support but expect you to develop and execute a plan for success based on existing knowledge of the Greater Tennessee market. Overnight travel will be common and required.


At Montrose, we're not just determined to think about a better way forward for environmental services today and down the road - we're committed to making it a reality. Our principles guide us: We Value Our People, We Value Our Community, We Value Our Clients, and We Value Our Shareholders. We care for the well-being of our people and offer:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage

  • Flexible work location - remote/hybrid options based on the location and position

  • Medical, dependent care, and transit flexible spending accounts

  • Company-paid life and disability insurance and access to additional voluntary programs

  • 401(k) with a competitive employer match

  • Progressive vacation policies and company holidays to ensure work/life balance for our people

  • A financial assistance program to help support peers in need

  • Access to telemedicine and employee assistance programs

  • Access to the best rates in the industry to bring your student loan debt down to size


The Account Executive- Environmental Solutions is responsible for leading all client development activities for Montrose Environmental Services (MES), with a concentration in the Greater Tennesee market. The role is primarily focused on sourcing and funneling new opportunities for the group along with accountability for setting revenue targets/goals and achieving desired metrics.

  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of MES client development and project origination.

  • Lead all new business efforts for the target market, develop strategies for engaging new or existing clients through direct dialogue, and participate in tradeshows and company-sponsored events, this is a forward-facing role that will interact with clients extensively.

  • Lead the development and management of new and existing clients.

  • Source new opportunities and projects and works closely with internal teams to prepare proposals and work scopes that meet requirements.

  • Originate, source, and win work and revenue from established and new Montrose clients.

  • Organize and write proposal documents for clients to describe proposed work scopes, estimated costs, and project timelines; work collaboratively with internal team members to pull together the necessary information.

  • Evaluate RFQ/RFP documents and the development of responses.

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times

  • Exercise safe work practices by following all Company safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs

  • Participate in the company's continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts

  • Keep up-to-date and current on industry trends by completing formal training, reviewing professional publications, and attending professional workshops

  • Perform other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform their duties and responsibilities.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, Environmental Science, or a related discipline from an accredited university or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • 8+ years of progressively responsible experience as a business development and leadership-focused professional in environmental/sustainability consulting. Preference is given to candidates who have worked directly with oil & gas, manufacturing, and chemical sector clients.

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time.

  • Demonstrated ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management, both internally and externally.

  • Able to work effectively independently (i.e., self-starter, self-motivated), manage multiple responsibilities, and work with agility across those responsibilities.

  • Experience with Salesforce or similar Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software.

  • Advanced skill in computer-aided software (MS Suite, Google Suite, AutoCAD, ArcGIS, etc.).

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Perfected organizational skills and close attention to detail.

  • This position can be physically demanding and will require work in various working environments/conditions which requires that an individual be physically capable of canvassing large project areas by foot on various terrain and potentially in inclement weather.

  • Your work environment will vary greatly depending on the nature of your assigned tasks.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact 949-988-3500 or for assistance.

Vaccination against Covid-19 is strongly preferred. All employees will be subject to Company policies and procedures that may depend on vaccination status.


Montrose is a leading environmental solutions company focused on supporting commercial and government organizations as they deal with the challenges of today and prepare for what's coming tomorrow. Withapproximately 2,300 employees across over 70 locations around the world, Montrose combines deep local knowledge with an integrated approach to design, engineering, and operations, enabling the Company to respond effectively and efficiently to the unique requirements of each project. From comprehensive air measurement and laboratory services to regulatory compliance, emergency response, permitting, and environmental sustainability advisement. Montrose delivers innovative and practical solutions that keep its clients on top of their immediate needs - and well ahead of the strategic curve.

We are going to be blunt - the way we work may not suit everyone. Montrose is fast-paced and dynamic. You can chart your path, with tons of guidance and plenty of support from talented, super-smart colleagues within Montrose. Therefore, if freedom, autonomy, and head-scratching professional challenges attract you, we could be the perfect match.

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Montrose is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our firm is committed through responsible management policies to recruit, hire, promote, train, transfer, compensate, and administer all other personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, and any other class protected by federal, state, or local law.
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