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Sales Support Specialist

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose

The purpose of the Sales Support Analyst is to grow sales by increasing the efficiency of the current sales force and by improving customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interact with key support elements:  Credit, Commercial, COS, Supply Chain acting as a liaison between these and the Field Sales Team (25%)
  • Direct Selling – Inside Sales:  Act as the Account Executive for current accounts with sales below 10K; complete incoming RFQ’s; qualify incoming leads from Marketing  (20%)
  • Function as CRM administrator for region: Administer account set up; provide front line support for users; advise on changes and improvements, and coordinate change related communication (20%)
  • Facilitate communications and sending of documents to customers while Account Executives are on the road (20%)
  • Assist Region Manager and Sales team with various administrative duties (5%)

Secondary Functions:

  • Training (5%)
  • Other duties as assigned (5%)

Job Requirements

  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Field sales experience an asset
  • A strong business focus and the capability to develop to the next level
  • A wide knowledge of the disciplines and procedures of the PC Business


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AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Requisition ID: 15733 


Nearest Major Market: Houston