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Account Manager-Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario · Sales
Account Manager-Ottawa
Premium Interior Finishes Manufacturer
Base Salary + Quarterly Bonuses + Car allowance + Benefits

We are looking for our next sales professional with a love of design, and the desire to be a part of a high performing team. Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, the Account Manager will have a keen interest in sales, a passion for success, and drive to achieve their goals! The successful candidate will have both a strong customer service orientation and a proven selling style. He/she will be responsible for the following pre-transactional key areas:
  • Business Development & Key Account Management - Develop and sustain relationships, as the manufacturer representative, between the company and Fabricators, Architects and Designers, Kitchen & Bath Retailers, Builder Décor Centers, Millwork, and Case Goods
  • Develop Strategy – work with peers and the management team to enhance and develop strategies to improve approaches in the above markets and increase market share
Key Responsibilities:
  • Maintain existing relationships, develop new relationships, and network to grow market share with all sizes of accounts within the region through regular customer visits and product knowledge sessions
  • Provide samples, literature, and other marketing tools in support of the brand and product in your specific market
  • Ensure all customer issues are dealt with proactively and effectively, keeping management informed of any issues/problems that may escalate
  • Maintain an open line of communication with the Regional Manager, providing regular input on all account activity, including status and call reports on a weekly basis
  • Work closely with the Technical Service Team in order to provide installers with the necessary product knowledge
  • Efficiently utilize and leverage corporate sales database for tracking, maintaining, analyzing and managing customer requirements
  • Monitor and manage appropriate levels of merchandising materials and samples in the region
  • Proactively support the rollout of various regional and national organizational initiatives, ensuring all markets have necessary information to ensure successful completion of work
  • Communicate internally among team to maximize opportunities with customers
  • Support national trade marketing and marketing initiatives with excellence
  • Develop and maintain a high degree of product and industry knowledge (e.g. attend industry events, trade shows, membership associations
Qualifications & Skill Requirements:
  • University degree in business or related field
  • Proven track record in delivering results and adding significant value in building Brand Equity
  • Strong client relationship skills with strong track record of excellence in achieving sales targets
  • Dependable and team oriented with a history of being able to work independently
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Solid negotiation, conflict resolution, and people management skills.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • High level of proficiency with IT systems
Working Conditions
  • Regular travel is required, often up to several hours of driving per day.
  • Ability to travel to, attend, and conduct presentations.
  • Manual dexterity required to use desktop computer and peripherals.
  • The candidate will show leadership and initiative. They will demonstrate an entrepreneurial flair and will have creativity and self-motivation. They must be able to work independently and must have the capacity to multitask. Furthermore, they must be able to bring initiatives to full completion without close supervision.
Apply Below

TalentSphere Staffing Solutions Inc.


Toronto: 416-900-3435
Calgary: 587-333-7929
Montreal: 438-448-4300
Vancouver: 778-807-9777

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