Avery Dennison Field Sales Representative in Lincoln, Nebraska
Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
Our Bar Code and RFID Sales Representative will be representing our cutting edge Bar Code and RFID products within an assigned territory. This role will be focused on increasing the company's market share and revenues by achieving assigned sales objectives. The territory for this position includes Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Colorado. This position also develops programs to achieve maximum sales volume consistent with sales projections selling and new account management.
The position is responsible for increasing revenue by achieving sales objectives in existing and new accounts. Create and manage territory and account strategies to deliver on price and mix objectives. Provide product recommendations, samples, technical support pricing and service information on demand. Provide product quotes and actively utilize value-selling tools and skills. Uncover and assess customer needs and develop and execute Value Proposition (Aligning Value). Demonstrate products and/or services and provide assistance in the best application of product and/or services.
Proactively identify new accounts using screening techniques referrals and prospecting to potential customers within territory. Develop a thorough understanding of market conditions (i.e. current customer potential / customer competitors) in assigned territory and develop a strategy to achieve revenue goals. Conduct territory analysis and planning to enable appropriate allocation of time to accounts and customers. Will be responsible for securing and maintaining distribution of products and/or services and maintaining effective agreements.
Use account management skills to plan and execute customer marketing/growth programs for customers. Creatively develop new applications for product lines Channel or Key Accounts Specific. Will sell to a designated channel. Identify new opportunities within the channel for potential business. Also responsible for needs analysis, development negotiation, sale delivery and post-sale services to a group of clients.
Participate in territory planning customer planning and territory reviews. Develop and present SWOT analysis and make recommendations on products and growth opportunities. Maintain customer profiles and supply agreements. Secure optimum product positioning within target accounts. Provide exceptional customer experience for business partners and prospects to develop long term business opportunities.
Navigate complex problems and structures to determine the best solutions for customer needs. Collaborate with other business units to evaluate volume identify trends ensure quality and monitor budgets
Bachelor degree required with 3 years sales or related experience (business to business and manufacturing preferred).
Good working knowledge of back of restaurant operations and Supply chain.
Proficient in assessing customer needs
Good negotiation skills/experience
Good financial skills and business acumen
Knowledge of conducting territory analysis and planning
Ability to work independently with little supervision (virtual office)
Good understanding of how to manage territory business
Skilled in communicating effectively with all levels of management on complex business issues
Good understanding of how to prepare professional written proposals
Skilled in calculating figures and amounts such as discounts invoice totals percentages bonuses etc
Good understanding of product and technical information
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent oral written and presentation skills
Understanding of applicable computer systems such as Microsoft Office, Google, and function specific software
Ability to work as part of a team
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled