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Sales Professional

locationStatesville, NC, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Due to continued organizational growth, Associated Packaging Inc., the leading independent national distributor of packaging machinery and consumables, is looking for full-time Sales Professionals to join our team.

This is a unique opportunity to learn what it takes to be a successful Sales Professional for Associated Packaging. We want to train and retain you! This approach allows entry-level candidates an opportunity to gain experience in the Packaging industry and provide the basis for a successful sales career.

The qualified candidate will be comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment, prioritizing projects, managing multiple deadlines, and coordinating resources to create sales proposals and other important client-facing material. Top notch communication, relationship management, project management and organizational skills are a must.


  • Understand the role of the Sales Representative and deliver value to the customers we serve
  • Simultaneously manage and prioritize multiple projects through completion
  • Able to perform under stress and meet assigned timelines
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Able to solve practical problems and adapt to a variety of situations
  • Excellent communication and phone skills
  • Act as liaison between customer and company regarding pricing, products, delivery information, service, and inquires
  • Be a team player working closely with customer service, representatives from other business units, and external partners
  • Provide market and competitive information to management team

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Sales, Sales Operations, or related field
  • 3-5 years’ work experience
  • Experience in critical thinking and analysis in your professional career


  • Ability to manage workflow and meet deadlines
  • Strong research, analytical, problem-solving, and reasoning skills
  • Self-starter who can work with little direct supervision
  • Aptitude for math, finance, and written communication
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, and competent in TEAMs and Zoom
  • Experience preparing Cost Justifications
  • Experience with LinkedIn Sales Navigator

Why work at Associated Packaging, Inc.?

Longevity - Associated Packaging, Inc. has been providing packaging solutions for companies since 1977.

Stability - Even during times of recession and economic uncertainty, Associated Packaging, Inc. has remained financially strong and experienced tremendous growth.

Customer Service - We focus on partnering with our customers to find and maintain the best solution possible for their packaging needs. Our customers consider us problem solvers and profit enhancers.

Our People - At Associated Packaging, Inc., people are our greatest asset. We value each employee and know that great success comes from a great team.

Associated Packaging, Inc. is committed to being an inclusive employer where all individuals are treated with fairness and respect, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and partnership status, pregnancy and parental responsibilities, race, religion and belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

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