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Account Manager – Industrial Chemicals

Job ID: jak2165
Job Location: San Francisco, California
Industry: Manufacturing & Dist / Chemical

Job ID: jak2165

Location: Home-based; San Francisco, CA area

Join this global chemical company looking to fill a critical Account Manager position, home-based in the San Francisco, CA area. Somewhere between Richmond and San Jose would be good. This is an excellent opportunity to join a very successful global chemical organization focused on selling commodity & specialty chemicals to the General Industrial markets in the territory. This is an exciting, fast-paced, and challenging position. It’s a solid income and career growth opportunity as well. There should be almost no overnight travel with this role.

Responsibilities: Manage and grow an existing territory and account base in the San Francisco, CA to Reno, NV area. Sell a broad range of chemicals to the General Industrial markets in the territory. The business requires selling mainly on a commercial level. Develop new opportunities at existing accounts, as well as prospect for and develop new accounts. This is repeat business, so maintaining very strong customer relationships will be key. Manage pricing, trouble shooting, new product and service introductions, etc. Communicate effectively with management, suppliers, and customers. Develop the sales strategy for the territory. Effectively use a CRM program (Salesforce) to manage territory and account information.

Requirements: 3+ years of chemical industry sales experience, or related industrial sales experience. A hunter for new business with a track record of sales success. High energy with the capacity to handle a large volume of activity. A college degree is required, but the concentration is open. Must be very professional, self-motivated, and have the ability to manage many activities, products, accounts, pricing, etc.

Company Information: Global chemical company and supplier to all industries. Excellent opportunities for advancement. Large organization with excellent service capabilities in the Houston Market.

Compensation: Base: $120,000 – $150,000, commensurate with experience, plus quarterly commissions: 25% – 45% of base salary per year is realistic average. There is no cap on the commissions you can earn. It is a lucrative program based on individual results. Company car or car allowance. Excellent company benefits. Opportunities for career growth and advancement.

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