Vacancy

Regional Account Manager - Sign (Northeast),
Full-time

United States

Business unit: Vehicle Refinishes

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.

Responsibility

About the company

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Responsibility


Discover the opportunity to join an international, dynamic, and responsible company that fosters the development of our people around the world. We want to be the best – to use our leading market positions to deliver a leading performance – and for that, we need YOU! Find out how our values make AkzoNobel the employer of choice.

AkzoNobel Performance Coatings has an outstanding opportunity for an Account Manager in the Vehicle Refinishes - Sign division.


This is a remote position with the ideal candidate being based out of Philadelphia, PA or Boston, MA.


Key Objective of the Job:
The Account Manager, Sign will coordinate all activities associated with the retention of existing customers and gaining new customers. They will proactively review existing accounts to ensure we are maximizing our opportunity to retain and grow existing customers. In addition, they will research, prospect, and grow new business.

Responsibilities
• Achieves assigned territory budget and business plan by gaining new business while supporting and growing existing customers.
• Has a professional understanding of the features and benefits of all services and is able to effectively communicate them to customers and prospects.
• Continually develops relationships with Key Distributor’s and Manufacturing customers to promote and ensure high levels of satisfaction and retention through monthly calls, audits and review meetings.
• Evaluates customer issues and needs then develops plans for resolution by providing the correct team resource. Coordinates appropriate team and internal resources and external services to satisfy customer needs.
• Manages expense budgets, company assets and diagnostic equipment so as to maximize the use of company resources.
• Evaluates market trends and competitive information. Identify trends that effect current and future growth of web traffic, sales and profitability.
• Develops and maintains competitive analysis and working Business plan.



Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

160004QD

Continent

North America

Country

United States

Business unit

Vehicle Refinishes

Sub business unit

Vehicle Refinishes_North America

Job family

Sales_mgmt

Hierarchy level

Professional/Experienced/Specialist

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

• Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent with 3-5 year sales experience in the coatings industry. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college preferred.
• Prior experience meeting and/or exceeding sales goals.
• Paint applications experience in an Industrial Manufacturing Environment (Sign Manufacturing) preferred.
• Ability to travel 85% of the time, including attendance at occasional weekend trade conferences.
• Excellent communication, presentation and sales skills required
• Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Products including Word, Power Point.
• Strong interpersonal skills, driven and self-starter.
• Must possess a valid Driver's License.

As a leading coatings and specialty chemical company AkzoNobel is proud to offer a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, dental and vision coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US.

AkzoNobel is an E-Verify Employer.

AkzoNobel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans (M/F/D/V).


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