Sales Representative - Akron, OH

    WestRock Company
    Ravenna, OH
    Full-time, Part-time
    Similar jobs pay $10.21 - $16.99

    Job Description

    Career Opportunity

    A typical day in the life of a Sales Representative is spent calling on existing customers and developing new partnerships for long term success. They do this by identifying the packaging needs of existing customers, while finding new customers and markets for growth within the Ravenna/Akron, OH area. You will be supporting our corrugate plant in Ravenna, OH for the territory.

    How you will impact WestRock:

    •Self Motivate for the purpose of "Winning Together"

    •Plan Strategies to establish and maintain account relationships and meet personal sales targets. Develops business plans for each account.

    •Coordinate and use company resources (i.e., technical, advertising) to provide value added services to accounts.

    •Develop strong client relationships that provide significant input to planning company product, pricing and service strategies.

    •Support supervisor and other sales professionals in developing new market opportunities in the designated territory or market.

    •Solicit new business opportunities within territory.

    •Provide analysis and information on sales forecast and budget preparation.

    What you need to succeed:

    •High school diploma required, Bachelors Degree highly preferred.

    •Corrugated experience strongly preferred, but will consider manufacturing sales experience.

    •3-5 years successful sales or related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    •Technology proficient. Knowledge of helpful.

    •Ability to work successfully from a home office and travel, overnight travel included.

    •Excellent communication skills.

    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.



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

    Posting ID: 552775592Posted: 2020-05-21