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National Business Development/ Sales

Chicago, IL 60090 US

Posted: 12/14/18 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Sales Manager Job Number: 12418
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National Sales Executive/ National Sales Professional

Chicago Illinois

Our client is seeking a high-energy sales candidate with a successful track record in key account customer management and business development. to join our growing international client as a National Sales Professional.

The candidate should be comfortable with long sales cycles and have experience selling to 3rd party channels such a catalogues and brokers. This exciting opportunity is a sales position developing our market shares in the Office Product channels and creating new business in the Industrial, Safety, Jan-San, Medical and Hospitality markets via E-Commerce, digital marketing and direct B2B sales initiatives.? The candidate will have the opportunity to train with the global team in Europe once hired.

This position is a great opportunity for long-term growth. There is no cap on the sales potential for the candidate.

Once established, the candidate will be able to work? from? home.? The Office is located at Wheeling, IL (Chicago)? The candidate will work directly with the President of the US subsidiary as well the President and team of the parent company. The candidate will be responsible for selling to all of the United States,? Mexico and Canada. He / she will get the full support from the Mother Company in France & Denmark for Product training, Group Marketing tools, Market approach. We are looking for a team player candidate willing to regularly communicate and report to the EU team.

The candidate will learn of the Office Product business in the US together with the President, the candidate will be trained in Europe to learn about the Office Product business, the full products assortment of the Group, the manufacturing capabilities of the EU plants, and the sales & marketing strategy of the Group that Is to be deployed in the US.


Qualifications / Requirements
  1. Proven track record of sales development in B2B / B2C environments.
  2. Bachelor? s degree, preferably in Business, Marketing or applicable experience.
  3. Proven skillset & comfort working with Microsoft Office Suite and other business related programs/applications.
  4. Experience in strategic planning & execution of digital marketing campaigns.
  5. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  6. Strong organizational and communication skills with the ability to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  7. Great attention to detail, follow-up and follow-through.
  8. A results-oriented, open-minded ambitious self-starter who has the desire and ability to expand beyond their comfort zone and expand their horizons.
  9. Interest and willingness to create new market sales.

About Our Client

Products range from systems to individual display pockets to self-adhesive cold laminating products.

They market their products through distributors, dealers and end users in the Office Products, Industrial, Health / Safety and Hospitality markets.

Position is with the North American division of a European company selling worldwide in 45 countries.? They market, sell and distribute from our Illinois facility to the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Equal opportunity employer with excellent benefits package.

Job Function and Responsibilities

Office Products / Graphic Markets
  1. Understand and learn about the Office Product business which is our butter & bread prior to develop New Markets
  2. Take the responsibilities of Key Accounts, and grow the sales
  3. Investigate the main distribution channels including e-commerce
  4. Develop, present and sell new prospective customers and perform all needed follow-up.
  5. Develop promotions / promotional materials for all customer selling venues.(marketing support will be contributed from France)

Industrial / Jan-San, Safety, Medical and Hospitality Markets
  1. Research and identify new prospective customers, including direct sell in these markets.
  2. Research E-Commerce sites by industry, contact and launch company products on their sites
  3. Develop, present and sell new prospective customers and perform all needed follow-up.
  4. Develop promotions / promotional materials for all customer selling venues.

Direct Marketing Companies, E-Commerce Distribution & Digital Marketing
  1. Work with corporate website development personnel:
  • To keep company web-shop current and to run ongoing promotions
  • To ensure SEO /keyword & search terms are optimized
  1. Work directly with selected large E-Commerce sites for possible company product launches.
  2. Develop social marketing exposure and data analytics tracking.
  3. Create company product templates for uploading on new customer? s E-Commerce sites.


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Gregory Eidlen

Chat live with me @ Gregory Eidlen is our Manager of Operations. He is responsible for all operational issues related to temporary staffing, databases, customer service, contracts, and social media. Holding a Master’s Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Touro University Worldwide, Gregory heads our consulting division offering first-hand experience coaching and monitoring business employees. In addition, Gregory also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from The College of Staten Island/City University of New York. Gregory is recognized as a Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) and Certified Temporary Staffing-Specialist (CTS) by the National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS). The American Staffing Association (ASA) recognizes Gregory as a Technical Services Certified (TSC) as well as a Certified Staffing Professional (CSP). Gregory has over four years of customer service and managerial skills with a major retail chain. If you would like to chat with me please go to:
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