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The Sales Representative will prospect, develop new business and use a consultative sales approach in an assigned territory to sell WestRock's corrugated products to clients and customers. The position will report to a Sales Manager.
How you will impact WestRock:
Develop a business plan for each account in addition to identify, solicit, develop, and secure new business opportunities within the territory.
Grow market share, product margin and book of business within assigned territory for our corrugate manufacturing plants in the Mississippi territory.
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 bulk and heavy weight 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.
A 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.