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Sales Representative

Date: Oct 17, 2021

Location: Nashville, TN, 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 this role is to be the frontline sales person who is  responsible for the execution of agreed sales and profitability targets established by the business within the assigned sales area  by developing new business and expanding the business with existing customers.
Field sales position. Ideally located in the Denver, Colorado or Omaha, Nebraska area.

Key Accountabilities

  • To Manage a portfolio of customers, in a designated area, to execute sales plan
  • Screening customer base for new opportunities, generates leads and maintains pipeline
  • Provide appropriate and agreed levels of contact, service and support to ensure sales targets are met
  • Monitor sales against agreed targets on a regular basis to ensure they are met and where necessary the need for remedial actions are identified, reported and implemented
  • To Collect, report and analyzes the customer feedback / information on present as well as future market trends in the context of possible further market penetration
  • To Promote the positive company image and develops long-term relations with the customers

Required Experience

  • Knowledge & Work Experience – Paints and coatings industry, any B2B industry environment.  3-5 years of work experience in commercial roles, sales and key account management, sales to strategic accounts
  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in business management or related field.  Masters of Business Administration in related field preferred
  • Skills – Stakeholder management, project management, decision making, creating value propositions, drive, results orientation, customer service orientation, problem solving, communication and presentation, commercial and business acumen, basic understanding of cross functional processes and financial concepts related to sales and cost to serve


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: 11281 

Nearest Major Market: Nashville