Avery Dennison Account Specialist in New York, New York
Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company's applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at www.averydennison.com
About Your Role
The Account Specialist works as an integral part of a sales team in driving initiatives to provide intelligent, creative, sustainable solutions to key retail and apparel accounts. This position supports the team by providing accurate and timely reports, trend information and data analysis. The Account Specialist communicates regularly with customers to provide information, answer questions, and develop strong partnerships. The Account Specialist sustains internal account management processes and best practices to meet and exceed sales quota targets. This is an ideal position for an insightful, motivated, high-potential person with aspirations of pursuing a future sales career.
Account Specialists may lead some or all of these daily activities to support the sales team:
Understanding the customer’s business model and goals, and our role in enabling their success
Creating and maintaining inventory reports and customer sales reports
Managing product development trackers and price lists
Resolving RBO, order, quality, or deployment issues
Creating and sustaining program launch playbooks
Preparing and managing the financial forecast and RFID forecast
Creating sample boards and preparing customer presentations
Managing the material forecast to support internal site readiness for orders
Setting up customers for web ordering
Tracking our compliance with waste management
Identifying insightful ways to make account management process most efficient by implementing best practices and proactively addressing anticipated account needs
Working with the teams across Avery Dennison to support sales growth
Leading account management activities such as conducting store audits, attending customer meetings, and maintaining account planners for smaller accounts
BS/BA required, majors in business management, marketing, or graphic arts strongly preferred.
Previous experience in the retail apparel industry strongly preferred.
Must be strong at analyzing and interpreting complex data sets.
Outstanding internal and external communication and customer service required.
Recent college graduates desiring to pursue professional-level sales and/or marketing opportunities strongly encouraged to apply.
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