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Entry Level Sales Representative - Packaging (partially remote)

Posted on May 27, 2022 by ForeFront Packaging

Oak Brook, IL 60523
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Sales Representative- Packaging

ForeFront Packaging

Remote in Oak Brook, IL

About Us

ForeFront Packaging is an equal opportunity employer with empowering company culture.

Get beyond the daily grind and find your daily growth environment.

Imagine looking forward to coming to work because it is fun and energizing to be there- that is in our vision statement. Since our founding in 2004, we pride ourselves on the extraordinary relationships we build with our customers, vendors, and each other. ForeFront Packaging manages food packaging materials and projects, but it's the way we do it that is so remarkable.

We are problem solvers that work together as a solid, caring team. Our company culture is collaborative, compassionate, creative, and curious, and it's really important to us that we stay that way! Our team is small but mighty, and we are looking for a Sales Representative to join our FPC family in Oak Brook, IL. Passion, attention to detail, and the ability to excel in a small but fast-paced environment are required. Sound like you? Read on:

Position Overview:

We are growing our sales force and seeking a Sales Representative located in the Greater Chicago area. We are looking for individuals that can thrive in a fast-paced environment with a positive can-do attitude, integrity, excellent communication skills and loves to compete.

This position is best suited for a hands-on salesperson who is looking to grow his/her career. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your business acumen by selling to a variety of customers in the food sector while working and learning from a stable company with a rich history.

The ideal candidate exhibits a high level of energy, coachability, accountability and has the desire to consistently meet/exceed goals.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Provide consultative sales solutions to existing customers and prospects
  • Lead new business development efforts by executing on opportunities that lead to sources of new revenue, new markets, and new capabilities
  • Demonstrate the skill to leverage our value proposition against price
  • Attend industry conferences and team meetings
  • Effective territory and account management as well as meeting/exceeding sales targets

Key Competencies

  • The desire to continuously enhance skillsets and be an effective, consistent team contributor
  • Ability to effectively manage time to prioritize results-oriented activity.
  • Excellent presentation skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills and effective usage of Microsoft Office applications
  • Exceptional communicator with the ability to build strong and trusting internal and external relationships
  • Effective problem solving and active listening skills with a level of curiosity to uncover customer's needs and determine a viable solution
  • Represent ForeFront Packaging in a positive light by being recognized as a go-to resource that strengthens customer relationships and sustainable business levels
  • 1-2 years of sales experience is preferred, but not required
  • BS, or BA preferred, but not required

Our Journey Forward

ForeFront Packaging strives to maintain a work environment that is collaborative and supportive. Equal parts friendly and resourceful, we are just as passionate about helping each other as we are about exceeding customer expectations.

What ForeFront Packaging offers:

  • Salary plus commission - $100,000 at plan, uncapped sales commission above plan
  • Excellent benefit package
  • Car allowance
  • 401(k) and profit-sharing plans

This job description has been written to provide an accurate reflection of the current job, the nature of the work performed, and the company culture. It is not designed to contain a comprehensive detailed inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employees assigned to the job. Our Sales Representative will onboard and receive training at our Oak Brook office. Our team will be happy to tell you more!

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Remote with visits to Oak Brook, IL for meetings.

Reference: 1609709255

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