Wilton Industries, Inc. Account Manager in Woodridge, Illinois

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Wilton Brands LLC (?Wilton?) has a portfolio of iconic brands and is the leading supplier in the U.S. Crafts Industry.These brands help families successfully celebrate life?s many occasions, express their creativity through crafts, encourage them to share with their families and friends, and capture their meaningful and lasting memories. Wilton operates through two divisions, Wilton Enterprises and Simplicity Creative Group, which are leaders in their respective categories. Learn more about Wilton at http://www.wilton.com.

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Job Summary:

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The account manager role is responsible for growing and developing independent retailers. This role is an exciting way to get into the ground floor of Wilton and truly understand the marketplace and the cake decorating industry. This role will reside in Naperville HQ and report to the National Account Manager.

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Responsibilities:

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+ Penetrate the customer base and deliver growth within the assigned territory.

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+ While growing existing business and explore new business development opportunities

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+ Manage all account relationships, which include account management, marketing, merchandising, promotional planning, supply chain and accounting. (Work in conjunction with other departments to accomplish these goals.)

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+ Responsible for the account?s day-to-day business activity which includes inventory, shipping and backorders, and other related sales needs.

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+ Deliver the sales and promotional plans and programs. Prepare and present business updates and reviews.(typically by phone or email)

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+ Attend and participate in scheduled industry trade shows, customer meetings and other internal/external business meetings.

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Requirements:

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+ A Bachelor degree in business or related field or equivalent experience

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+ 1-3 + years of selling experience (inside or outside selling)

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+ Track record of managing and exceeding revenue targets

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+ Strong organizational skills

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+ A successful track record of building and maintaining strong relationships with retailers

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+ Strong MS Office skills

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Wilton Brands LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender,gender identity, sexual orientation, age, individuals with disability or veteran status as provided by law. Wilton Brands LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.

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