Account Manager – Packaging Industry

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-1874872797
Date Posted: 7/28/2022 3:51:52 PM
Location: New Orleans, LA
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $75,000 - $120,000

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping a client hire an Account Manager in New Orleans, LA.

Position: Account Manager – Packaging Industry

Position Description: Account Manager responsibilities include traveling to client locations to create solutions, guide and advise for the sale of company packaging items. Account Managers must work to maintain existing business while also finding new sales leads, through business directories, client referrals, etc.

Location: New Orleans, LA Remote with travel

Salary: $75k-$120k


4 year Bachelor’s degree preferred and/or equivalent experience
Proven track record delivering on defined sales objectives
Packaging sales experience preferred
B2B consultative sales experience with successful track record of sales and territory growth
Strong interpersonal skills, time management experience and a self-starter
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Competitive, self-confident and growth oriented
Strong oral and written communication skills
Full product and specification understanding of packaging consumable products
Ability to effectively utilize order entry systems and respond to emails
Must have a valid driver’s license
2-4 years of experience in selling to businesses a plus


Identify and develop prospective customers in the packaging industry
Develop and execute a territory business plan
Identify customer packaging needs and successfully recommend value added solutions that will improve processes and profitability
Collaborate with equipment and consumable suppliers to target, assess, present and close business
Participate in product and sales training
Develop customer business relationships from ownership/management to the floor
Provide timely communication and unmatched customer service
Work effectively with customer service and operations departments
Perform administrative duties, such as budgeting, reporting, etc.
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced environment
Work with local credit managers and GM's to open new accounts from credit standpoint
Develop customer business relationships from ownership/management to the floor
Stay informed of market conditions, product innovations, and competitive landscape
Develop new business, penetrate existing accounts and retain business
Review and analyzes reporting, including special order requests, customer bid files, and sales/gross profit margin data
Work effectively with location management and sales team

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