Outside Sales Account Manager (Kankakee, Illinois)
Our client is a growing, Midwest-based company of 150+ employees in the MRO parts and service that operates across the nation. They specialize in being one of the few full-service distributors of high-quality electrical manufacturer products. They offer on-site service, providing product offerings spanning from hydraulic fittings, fasteners, terminals, and wire harnesses to fuses, switches, and other electrical products.
They are seeking to add an Outside Sales Account Manager to their salesforce to help build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships. This opportunity is a mix of new business development and account management, meaning you will be inheriting profiting customer accounts. The ideal candidate will need to have a proven ability to drive the sales process from plan to close. In addition, have related sales experience with evolving new/pre-existing client accounts, and pursue sales lead within their assigned territory. This position offers a company vehicle with a gas card and will be reporting directly and work closely with the Regional Sales Manager. They compensate “very-well” through competitive base salary plus uncapped commissions and full health benefits.
Must be located in Kankakee, Illinois or surrounding areas within 30-45 minutes away.
Desired Skills and Experience
- Min. 1-3 years of related sales experience with MRO or route sales is preferred.
- Proven ability to drive the sales process from start to finish.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate, present, and influence credibility and effectively at all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level.
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