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Account Manager Account Manager Remote, MI, IT, 20017 Sales Feb 15, 2024

Milliken & Company

Milliken & Company

IT, Sales & Business Development
Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024

We are looking for a business sales professional managing all aspects of current sales and new account acquisitions for our product group for the rubber reinforcement industry in Europe.

As an Account Manager you are responsible for maintaining relationships with your accounts at all levels, and managing joint projects with your customers from development stages up to commercialization. You activily monitor competitive activity within accounts and are driven by identifying market needs and exploring new opportunities. This role offers the flexibility of remote work in Europe, preferably in South Europe, and you report to the Market Director who is based in Ghent, Belgium.

What are your main responsibilities as Account Manager:

  • Actively solicit business with existing and new customers.
  • Develop, plan, and execute sales and marketing strategies to defend and extend share at assigned accounts.
  • Establish, develop, strengthen and maintain relationships at all levels of assigned accounts.
  • Develop and maintain a healthy sales pipeline of qualified leads to drive future growth in line with the business strategy
  • Effective team player proficient to work with manufacturing, supply chain, development and other support functions to develop value-added products and services in a timely manner.

Which skills and knowledge are we looking for

  • 5 years or more of technical sales experience.
  • preferable experience in textile, chemical or automotive industry.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be inquisitive, an abstract thinker capable of connecting customer needs with our capabilities.
  • Professional knowledge of the English and Italian languague
  • Must be comfortable interacting with a wide variety of customers, and at all levels within customer organizations.

What we offer
We offer the possibility to be part of a experienced team with a lot of diversity and to have the responsibility to own growth projects. Next to that you will receive a full-time employment in a versatile position within an international and innovative organization. Thanks to continuous training you will stay up to date within your field of expertise. You can count on a competitive remuneration package with fringe benefits such as meal vouchers, hospitalization and group insurance, company car and bonus system.

Interested in learning more about this sales role and Milliken? Apply online, and we'll reach out to provide further details.