Account Executive - Personal & Beauty Care Packaging
MeadWestvaco - New York, NY

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Account Executive - Personal & Beauty Care Packaging

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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group. We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications ( Dosepak ®, and Shellpak ® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens ( Mixor ® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities ( Evotherm ® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.

With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The ideal MWV Sales Representative likes to make things happen and see results! If this sounds like you, you should consider this dynamic role, where you’ll be charged with expanding MWV’s customer base and market share. This means you’ll need to be both creative and strategic about developing new business opportunities and growing existing ones as well as creating a presence in new markets and with new applications.

This opportunity is for the Beauty & Personal Care SBU. MWV offers a variety of packaging solutions for this market, including non-aerosol sprayers, dispensing pumps, airless packaging, fragrance sprayers and dispensing closures. HOW YOU WILL IMPACT MWV

  • Be innovative in independent and collaborative ways to develop new and existing customer relationships.
  • Find ways to differentiate MWV by promoting and selling value-added Personal and Beauty care packaging products and services.
  • Master understanding of current MWV capabilities, values, emerging technologies, trends and issues as they pertain to B&PC packaging business.
  • Manage the sales process within each account in order to insure accomplishment of forecast goals, including the identification of opportunities, the development of account strategies, and the successful implementation of the strategies.
  • Assure creation of diversified Sales Plans with mix of ongoing existing business, pipeline development, and new business creation.
  • Administer territory business for timely, proactive decision making in order to meet the forecast and remain within the assigned budgets. (Reporting, Sales Tracking & Administration)
  • Provide sales management with information regarding activities in the marketplace that could impact sales efforts in associated business units.
  • Work closely with plant facilities on innovative projects that would support the sales effort.
  • Work with all elements of the sales administration and operations group to ensure that customer requirements are met while providing MWV with the positive economic impact needed for the business.
    • 5+ more years of direct sales experience with a packaging company specializing in innovative packaging or related products focused on fragrance , cosmetics, beauty and personal care customers.
    • A demonstrated record of successful selling background
    • Relevant experience in value based or consultative selling role
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferably in Marketing or in a packaging/printing related discipline
    • Familiar with packaging processes as they relate to customer needs and requirements.
    • Formal training in sales, marketing and related activities.
    • Ability to stay on abreast of the latest marketing and sales techniques, technologies and tactics that complement organizational sales efforts
    • Excellent presentation skills and analytical skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills - Maintain a positive professional outlook.--within and outside the MWV organization
    • Excellent Organizational Skills -The ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment without losing sight of long and short term company, as well as sales organization goals - able to prioritize.
    • Ability to travel 30% and work on global projects with international teams

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