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Account Executive

companyTargeted Talent
locationNew Orleans, LA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description


  • Build and maintain a network of sources from which to identify new sales leads.
  • Communicate with customers and leads to identify and understand their product or service needs; identify and suggest products to meet those needs.
  • Demonstrate the functions and utility of products to customers based on their needs.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through ongoing communication and relationship management; resolve any issues that may arise post-sale.
  • Maintain communication with existing and previous customers, alerting them of new products and enhancements that may be of interest.
  • Maintain detailed reports of sales activities including calls, orders, sales, lost business, and any customer or vendor relationship problems.
  • Provide periodic territory sales forecasts.
  • Achieve and exceed monthly sales goals through outbound sales efforts
  • Understand the struggle of a customer and approach each conversation with a consultative approach
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • At least two to five years of related experience required.
  • At least two years of experience in sales to restaurant holding companies, consumer foodservice companies or related
  • At least two years of experience in Sales in the food and beverage or packaging industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Bachelors degree in Marketing, Sales, Business, or related field preferred.
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