KT&G U.S.A. is presently seeking an Account Manager to support the overall strategy of the organization in several locations across the United States. This includes many cities around Jackson and may require overnight travel. This position offers advancement opportunity.
Duties and responsibilities
Stimulate market growth through prospecting, cold calling, and networking within retail channels that will include convenience stores, retailers, wholesalers, and distributors.
Conduct professional presentations to prospective and existing customers within the territory.
Ensure optimal visibility of company products
This position will require heavy use of the computer and phone by interacting with current and potential clients in person, by phone, and bye-mail
Meet and negotiate with customers face to face
Achieve monthly/quarterly sales quotas
Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships
Negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximize profit
Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to exceed sales quotas
Associate Degree and/or Bachelor’s Degree and 1-3 years of sales or industry experience is preferred.
Experience in selling to retailers, wholesalers and distributors in the consumer products industry is preferred.
The ability to search and find new clients through various channels
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
Experience with G-suite and Salesforce application is a plus not required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong organizational and planning skills.
Self-starter with demonstrated strong work ethic.
Clear driving record.
This Job requires up to 75% traveling within the assigned regions
Enjoy a competitive salary commensurate with the experience and responsibility requirements. Excellent employee environment with a competitive benefits package including:
Annual Merit Increase
Incentives based on performance
Cell Phone Reimbursement
Paid Time Off