PROFESSIONAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE
AkzoNobel is proud to be one of the world's leading industrial companies. Based
in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we make and supply a wide range of paints,
coatings and specialty chemicals. In fact, we are the largest global paints and
Within our U.S. paints business, we produce a portfolio of well respected and
recognized brands, including Glidden, Glidden Professional, Ralph Lauren Paint,
Devoe Coatings and Martha Stewart Living paints; Flood, Sikkens and Synteko
woodcare products; plus Liquid Nails adhesives and caulks. We think about the
future, but act in the present. We're passionate about introducing new ideas and
developing sustainable answers for our customers. That's why our employees -
whether in the U.S. or abroad - are committed to excellence and delivering
Tomorrow's Answers Today.
The Sales representative is responsible for selling paint and related products
to new and existing customers, including painting contractors, commercial,
institutional, industrial and governmental purchasers. The Sales representative
executes National and Divisional sales plans and provides on-site technical
support for successful application of AkzoNobel products.
Bachelor's degree preferred, not required.
Two to four years prior sales experience; paint/coatings industry experience
Knowledge of paint coatings and characteristics including substrate qualities,
preparation requirements and application methods in order to offer sales and
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Customer focused and is able to anticipate needs
Able to build and maintain strong relationships
Action oriented, focused on driving for results
Shows initiative in overcoming obstacles and innovation in selling methods
Travel in local area - company car provided
Valid Driver's license is required as well as a satisfactory driving record
Physical capability for heavy lifting
For an employment opportunity with a dynamic organization, which offers an
excellent salary and benefits package, including medical and dental, 401K,
company car, and tuition reimbursement, submit your resume on-line.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and a drug-free
Akzo Nobel N.V. (AkzoNobel) is a global paints and coatings company. The Company makes and supplies a range of paints, coatings and...