Account Manager Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Account Manager interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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What type of sales and account management software do you have experience using?

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List of 30 Account Manager Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What type of sales and account management software do you have experience using?

  2. 2.

    If a long-term key client informed you they're considering ending our business relationship, how would you turn them around?

  3. 3.

    If you were your own client, how would you describe yourself as an account manager?

  4. 4.

    Why are you interested in this specific account manager position?

  5. 5.

    If you could choose between getting a higher base pay without the ability to earn many commissions/bonuses or a lower base pay with the ability to earn more commissions/bonuses, which would you pick and why?

  6. 6.

    What do you like most about your current role?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about a contribution you made to the last team you worked on.

  8. 8.

    When have you made an error that resulted in an account leaving your company?

  9. 9.

    What are your greatest strengths? Weaknesses?

  10. 10.

    What do you know about our company?

  11. 11.

    What do you think our company's biggest challenge is?

  12. 12.

    How long have you been involved in selling this type of product?

  13. 13.

    What feedback did you receive at your last job?

  14. 14.

    Do you know any of our customers?

  15. 15.

    How well do you know our industry?

  16. 16.

    Tell me about your experience in account management and/or sales.

  17. 17.

    Why do you think you would be a good account manager?

  18. 18.

    Tell me about your leadership style.

  19. 19.

    Why are you looking to leave your current position?

  20. 20.

    You have been given 50 clients. How would you manage them? What would you do first? all at your current or last position.

  21. 21.

    How do you stay in contact with customers?

  22. 22.

    As a manager, how would you evaluate the success of your team's members?

  23. 23.

    As a manager, how do you successfully motivate your team?

  24. 24.

    How do you meet your targets?

  25. 25.

    Let's pretend I'm a client of yours. How would you up-sell or cross-sell this company's products to me?

  26. 26.

    Why is this job right for you at this time in your career?

  27. 27.

    Why should we hire you over other candidates?

  28. 28.

    Tell me about the largest or most important project you have ever worked on. How did you manage it?

  29. 29.

    Tell me about a time when you made a mistake that made a client unhappy. What did you do to fix the situation and what did you learn?

  30. 30.

    What motivates you to perform your best?