Account Executive - Consumer Packaged Goods

  • Location Chicago, Illinois
  • Date Posted 13th August 2018
  • Category Sales
  • Job Type Full-time
  • Requisition ID 704

Description

Mintel is seeking to hire an eager outside sales professional to continue expanding our client base in the consumer packaged goods sector. The candidate will join a very successful team that serves as an integral part of Mintel's business. This exciting opportunity is for an accomplished, results-driven, sales professional with established relationships and experience selling within and/or to the consumer packaged goods sector. In addition to being an exceptional individual sales performer, the ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and be a team player that wants to maximize his or her contribution to both individual and team success.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Sell new business into a specified territory and create a strategy to target key clients
  • Deliver exceptional sales results against target
  • Demonstrate a highly polished, professional and consultative selling style
  • Sell to substantial corporate businesses and gain credibility for excellence in your field
  • Travel to clients for face-to-face meetings and manage your territory to the highest standards
  • Target clients at the Senior and C-level Executive level within dynamic and progressive organizations

What We Are Looking For:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in new business development at the executive level
  • Prior face-to-face selling experience with proven results required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 25% or as needed
  • Excellent closing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly polished, professional and consultative selling style and strong business ethics

The successful candidate will be substantially rewarded with a base salary and open-ended commission. We also offer excellent benefits package and fully expensed business travel.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets

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