Inside Sales Account Manager - Specialty Chemicals

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Location
Chicago, IL
Salary
$70,000 - $90,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Jun 22, 2017
Job ID
2492220
Our client, an entrepreneurial, growth oriented global specialty chemical manufacturer is seeking a results-driven, entrepreneurial Inside Sales Account Manager to work from their Chicago area headquarters office.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Manage all sales activities for assigned specialty chemical accounts by using the telephone, email, and other technology resources.
  • Develop customer relationships to ensure regular orders, grow revenues and meet business team objectives.
  • Source new sales opportunities through inbound lead follow-up and outbound calls and emails.
  • Work to understand customer needs and requirements.
  • Research accounts, identify key players and generate interest in the company’s specialty chemicals.
  • Maintain and expand database of prospects within assigned territory.
  • Collaborate with other company functions to meet business objectives.
 
Requirements:
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Science or related discipline.
  • 2-5 years experience in industrial inside sales, marketing or customer service preferably from a chemical or industrial manufacturing background.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong phone presence and enthusiasm to engage with multiple customers per day.
  • Well-developed listening and presentation skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Experience using CRM software and Microsoft office.