Sales Representative - Lexington, KY

Lexington / Kentucky / United States

About WestRock
About WestRock WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

The Opportunity

 

•Develop a business plan for each account in addition to identify, solicit, develop, and secure new

  business opportunities within the territory for the Lexington, KY manufacturing plant.

 

How You will Impact WestRock

 

•Grow market share, product margin and book of business within assigned territory for our corrugate

  manufacturing plant in Lexington, KY.

•Prepare, organize and present customer presentations.

•Coordinate use of other company resources (e.g. customer service, technical, plant operations) to

  provide value added services to accounts.

•Provide analysis and information on sales forecasts, new business and budget preparation.

 

What You Need to Succeed

 

 •At 3-5 years’ successful and progressive sales experience maintaining major account relationships and

   meeting personal sales targets within the full line of products or combination of products in the 

    corrugate arena.

•Sales experience with a QUANTIFIABLE record of success in new business development and sales goal

   achievement.

•Proven prospecting, follow-up, and consultative selling abilities.

•Strong business acumen, leadership skills, negotiation skills, conceptual and analytical skills, and interpersonal effectiveness.

•Prior outside sales experience within manufacturing/corrugated or related industry strongly preferred.

•A Bachelor's degree in a business-related discipline preferred.

 

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

             A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are

              business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

 

 *CBWRK

 

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

 

 

 

 

 

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