Procter & Gamble Sales Account Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Are you a leader who possesses an entrepreneurial spirit, a real passion for influencing strategy, and the ability to build collaborative partnerships? We are seeking top-quality, entry-level Account Managers who can effectively leverage relationships and think analytically to unlock growth for P&G and our retail customers.
A career in strategic selling offers you the opportunity to consult with partners to design joint business plans for our retail, professional products, dental, and chemicals customers. You will build and lead the delivery of P&G’s in-market strategies, including pricing, assortment, merchandising, and promotions. Your objective will be to position our Company, our Customers, and our Shoppers to win. You’ll need to be able draw on creative and data-driven insights to develop winning selling propositions. You will work in a diverse environment, across multiple product lines, business units, and functions to jointly build value and meet customer needs.
We guarantee you ownership of your career development from Day 1, providing you with early selling responsibility. We ensure you're supported through mentorship, manager coaching, and a dedicated training program, enabling you many opportunities to advance your strategic selling skills.
As an Account Manager you will:
Execute business strategy that meets or exceeds financial objectives
Deliver brand volume and share objectives
Influence customers' decisions in critical business areas by using conceptual selling techniques and data based presentations
Develop distribution, pricing, shelving, and merchandising strategies based on consumer research that provides insight into what drives shopper purchase behavior
Join our dynamic selling teams and work closely with colleagues across multiple functions: Brand Management, Supply Network Operations, and Finance
Successful candidates must:
Have completed a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university institution (considered in the top 20% of academic peers)
Have 0-5 years of direct selling experience in a similar industry/category
Have a proven ability to analyze data and think critically
Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
Have a valid driver's license
Be willing to travel on the job and relocate throughout their career
Be willing to relocate immediately if assigned a role not within their current city
Just so you know:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor.
Immigration sponsorship is not available for this role. As a general matter, Procter & Gamble does not sponsor candidates for nonimmigrant visas or permanent residency. However, Procter & Gamble may make exceptions on a discretionary basis. Any exceptions would be based on the Company's specific business needs at the time and place of recruitment as well as the particular qualifications of the individual.
Procter & Gamble participates in e-verify as required by law.
Qualified individuals will not be disadvantaged based on being unemployed.
Title: Sales Account Manager
Requisition ID: SLS00002968
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