Sales Account Specialist in Chicago, Illinois at Esko

Date Posted: 9/30/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: ESK002954

About Us


Esko is the worldwide market leader with software for packaging buyers, designers and manufacturers and hardware products for the packaging, label, sign and display industries. With Headquarters in Gent - Belgium, Esko employs around 1,500 people worldwide. Its global sales and support organization covers Europe, the Americas, Asia/Pacific and Japan.In our factory we produce high-quality cutting tables, which offer an all-round cuttion solution for any application: from sign making, display production, sample making and short to medion rum corrugated production.



Description

Location will be in Chicago, IL area


Main responsibilities and key activities:

  • Generate new sales revenue opportunities to meet and/or exceed monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets.
  • Initiates new customer contacts and relationships. Manage ALL opportunities in Salesforce as required by management.
  • Develops customer account strategies and tactical penetration plans for Esko’s product base.
  • Identifies revenue opportunities for Esko (software, services, maintenance contracts, hardware).
  • Creates customer-centric solutions and commercial proposals.
  • Prepare and execute clear “Roadmap to Close” strategies for opportunities.
  • Works closely with Marketing and CRM group to develop coverage strategy.
  • Conducts marketing activities to capitalize on business opportunities; follows up with leads timely.
  • Collaborates with Sales Account Managers on strategic accounts.
  • Maintains current information in territory database and CRM.
  • Maintains accurate weekly, monthly and quarterly forecast.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Reports to VP of Sales

Job Requirements



Qualifications

Qualifications and professional knowledge:


• At least 4 years of high level sales experience and successful selling of Pre press software and workflow solutions plus implementation services.

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration Graphics Arts, Design and/or Printing.  Or relevant and proven experience.

• Highly developed Account Management skills.

• Experience and mastery of Solution Selling

• Specific knowledge of Esko software solutions is a bonus.







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