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Account Manager

Job no: 504030
Work type: Full Time
Location: Sydney - West

At Visy, our people make us stand out from the crowd. We’re always seeking solutions, opportunities and possibilities. We look for people who see what’s ahead and run towards it. These people are helping us to achieve our vision to become the global leader in sustainable packaging solutions. Together, we can create a better world.

The opportunity:

Visy began manufacturing corrugated cardboard boxes in Melbourne, Australia, in 1948 and has grown to become one of the world's leading privately owned packaging, paper and recycling companies. We offer unique, fully integrated, forward thinking closed loop-packaging solutions that align with customer and industry needs. Having maintained a huge market share, we are certainly leading the way.

Reporting to the Metropolitan Sales Manager, you will be responsible for managing a territory of accounts in the Inner West Sydney region, which may also include travel to regions outside of the metropolitan area. Working alongside the wider sales team, you will manage existing clients with a keen focus on hunting new business opportunities and delivering on growth targets, ultimately contributing to improving our sales capability and business performance.

To be successful, you will be driven, autonomous and dedicated to driving sustainable business growth, while working collaboratively with the sales, customer service and technical/operations teams.

The key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Retaining and growing existing customer base, while driving new business account activity
  • Developing timely and accurate forecasts of customer requirements
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders across a range of disciplines
  • Utilise knowledge of the market, region and business to develop relevant sales strategies
  • Drive value engineering projects to identify margin improvement opportunities
  • Complying with OHS&E policies and procedures at all times

What you will bring to the team:

  • Experience in Business Development and Account management in a similar industry/B2B preferred
  • Working knowledge of CRM systems (Salesforce) and experience in use of Microsoft and Google suite of products highly desirable
  • Previous experience (5+ years) in a B2B sales role will be strongly preferred
  • Autonomous with strong commercial acumen, attention to detail, with the ability to prioritise and deliver
  • Clear, personable communicator with exceptional negotiation and relationship building capability across all levels externally and internally

When you join Visy, you’re joining a global leader dedicated to making serious progress in the sustainable packaging and recycling industries. We want to find solutions, make an impact and grow our business. If you can help us, you’ll fit right in. There’s never been a better time to join Visy!

Please contact Mish Ohona on 0499 399 755 for a confidential discussion, or apply now.  

You will be required to meet Visy’s employment criteria which will include a criminal history check and pre-employment medical (including drug & alcohol testing).

Visy is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Please note that only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.

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