Local Sales Rep – Aurora, IL

Full time @WestRock posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Victory Packaging, a Westrock Company, is looking for an outgoing and competitive person for a new Sales Representative position opening. We are seeking a persuasive and independent individual who loves a fast pace, building relationships and hunting/prospecting. In addition, they will be a problem solver and love to identify value added solutions for our customers.

How you will impact Victory Packaging, a WestRock Company:

Demonstrate persistence and overcome obstacles; Measure self against standard of excellence; Take calculated risks to accomplish goals
Be driven, and responsible for your actions; maintain commitments and follow up with prospects and clients Volunteer readily; Undertake self-development activities
Display attitude of deep commitment to win over the customer by having the sincere desire to offer value-added solutions Architect and articulate packaging solutions delivered through our distribution model by planning strategic development of a core client base and always be prospecting for new clients
Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of key customers and targets
Identify cost savings gaps and opportunities with the customer’s environment and utilize all Victory’s packaging resources and services to build solutions, implement the plan and document successes
Establish a sales budget, strategies and tactical sales plans by product line, customer, and market
Follow closely all established policies, guidelines and pricing for customer accounts and service
Provide timely feedback to management team regarding service failures or customer concerns
Partner with branch operations and corporate directives to meet and exceed customer’s service expectations
Utilize technology, such as e-mail and company contact management software to rapidly respond to customer needs and request for information

What you need to succeed:

3+ years of demonstrated sales experience within the packaging, and container industries highly preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong demonstrated track record
Salesforce; MS Office: Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to travel locally in and out of selling area and state for meetings as required

What we offer:

Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence
Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
Benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with match, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, employee referral bonus, and much more!
A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

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