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Account Manager Polyurethane - 4064

Absolute Opportunities
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
October 12, 2018


Account Manager – Polyurethane - 4064

Role: Sales

Relocation Available: Yes

Industry: Sales and Marketing

Location: Louisiana

Town / City: New Orleans Louisiana, Southern Connecticut, or possible office from home in Eastern US or Midwest US.

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Company is a specialty chemical company manufacturing and marketing additives primarily used in PVC applications around the world.

Job Scope

Reporting to the Commercial Director, the Account Manager is responsible for all Sales activities, including New Business Development for the Polyurethane and Silicone markets.

* Develop and maintain a regional sales territory where assigned or needed, including frequent face to face contact as per calling plan.

* Build and maintain excellent working relationships with existing and new customers.

* Search out and acquire new customers and new applications for existing products and develop sales of new products.

* Accountable for delivering budgeted sales and margin targets for the territory.

* Develop account specific strategies and establish key account plans.

* Attend and or prepare formal presentations for assigned territory, actively participate at sales meetings and other meetings designated by management.

* Assist in the development and implementation of an annual marketing plan in consultation with other departments and works within the business plan. This would include assisting in implementing a strategy, working within a defined budget, and evaluating the results.

* Represent the company at industry related associations and events.

Candidate Profile

* B.S Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Polymer Science

* 3-10 years' experience in business development, sales or technical customer support

* Experience in Polyurethane and Silicone applications.

* Excellent analytical, quantitative and problem solving skills.

* Excellent communication, interpersonal skill and relationship building skills at all levels.

* Strong computer skills with emphasis on Excel, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint.

* Negotiation skills.

* Confident, self-motivated and possess an ability to think strategically.

* Demonstrate an ability to be trained and have good teamwork skills.

Bottom Line Requirements:

1. B.S Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science or related.

2. 3-5 years of sales experience in polyurethane.

3. Currently calling on the polyurethane market in the US.