Sales Representative

Location: Carson, CA, United States
Date Posted: 04-02-2018
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
The Carson Box Plant has an opening for an experienced Sales Representative who is motivated and capable of bringing profitable business to International Paper. 
 
Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Developing and executing key account plans with high priority strategic accounts.
  • Providing insight for development of customer value propositions that will create IP market advantage.
  • Providing timely feedback to the region’s leadership on the market, customer and competitive activity.
  • Completing a selection and prioritization process to determine the top strategic accounts to focus sales effort and engage support resources.
  • Analyzing business conditions to identify opportunities, recommend solutions, and secure new business.
  • Maintaining knowledge of priority customers; operational practices, customer base supply channels, service expectations, and financial requirements.
  • Manage all aspects of complex national, regional and local accounts
  • Effectively communicate customer objectives, needs and results to IP leadership team
Qualifications
This position requires 5-8 years of experience in sales, preferably in the corrugated box industry. Knowledge and/or experience in the agricultural and industrial corrugated markets is essential and bulk packaging experience is preferred but not required.  A BS/BA degree is preferred, but not required. Strong sales leadership and organizational skills are a must. This job requires extensive travel including overnight and out of state. 
 
Key competencies:
Drive for Results, Problem Solving, Building Effective Teams, Action Oriented, Organizational Skills, and Customer Focus.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
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