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National Account Manager, CP - Chicago

Date: Dec 31, 2020

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Dart Container sets the Industry Standard of Excellence in the development, manufacture and distribution of innovative foodservice packaging solutions. Dart manufactures cups, plates, containers, lids and straws made from such materials as paper, sugar cane, polypropylene, polyethylene terephthalate (PET), expanded polystyrene foam and solid polystyrene to national and international foodservice markets. Our goal is to provide customers with the products they need – products that meet the demands of today’s varied food and beverage applications while maintaining the highest level of quality and service. 

We are beginning a search for a National Account Manager, U.S. Consumer Products, to cover the Mid Central area including Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri and Texas. 

 

This position will have a personal territory of approximately 25 accounts. Some of the top accounts include Aldi, Walgreens, Save A Lot, and HEB Grocery. The position will require an average of 3-5 nights per month of travel. The travel will be both by car and airplane.

 

To be considered for the position, you must have at least 5 years of sales experience which involved managing a sales agency network. In addition, a very strong preference for sales experience to the retail trade. This would include the ability to negotiate a variety of programs and promotions with and from key accounts. 

 

Skills & Qualifications

  • Four year degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • At least 5 years of sales experience which involved managing a sales agency network.
  • Selling experience at the headquarters level required.
  • Strong and highly developed analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong and highly developed verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to make presentations.
  • Strong sales personality with seasoned and savvy negotiating and relationship skills.
  • Advanced administrative, organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • A proven ability to work effectively with major accounts.

 

 

Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

 

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@dart.biz for assistance.

 

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

https://www.dartcontainer.com/eeoaa/

 

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (833) 472-3278 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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