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Account Executive - P&G Professional New Jersey

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Description

P&G is the largest consumer packaged goods company in the world. We have operations in about 80 countries, building 65 trusted brands that make life better for 5 billion consumers in more than 180 countries. This brings many advantages, including the opportunity for our employees to enjoy a diverse and rewarding lifelong career filled with new and exciting challenges. From Day 1, you’ll help fulfill our purpose of improving lives for 5 billion consumers in 180 countries through leading, billion-dollar brands. We believe great ideas emerge from the creative connections that happen between our talented employees and we encourage our multi-functional teams to work together to come up with new ideas to address challenges we face.


The Role:


P&G Professional is a leading manufacturer and marketer of away from home products. P&G Professional Account Executives manage our business with Jan/San distributors, health care and hospitality and other institutions. They develop business building ideas and sell these ideas to our accounts, as well as manage their implementation. They market products which will enable customers to meet their consumers' needs in the "away from home" area. P&G Professional Account Executives are part of a multi-functional Customer Team which includes experts in Finance, Logistics, Marketing, and Information Systems to provide the resources needed to develop a new and successful way of doing business.


We are looking for individuals who are leaders and have a history of making things happen. We are seeking candidates who are analytical thinkers and problem solvers, as well as excellent communicators. We are looking for someone who can set priorities and follow through on commitments, as well as demonstrate creativity, innovation, and initiative. Previous experience in the Jan/San sales area is a plus, but not required.


Account Executives are expected to influence the customer's marketing, finance, logistics, and other critical business decisions. Our selling begins with developing a concept - a new way of looking at events or business - then pulling together the information to explain the concept and finally persuading our account to accept the recommendation for one or more specific courses of action. Account Managers are expected to become knowledgeable in advertising, promotions, finance, and merchandising, as well as develop expertise in areas such as product knowledge and technical support.


The Ideal Candidate

  • Develops collaborative partnerships with our customers

  • Develops productive working relationships with key customer contacts in a positive way
  • Uses analytical tools and integrates various data systems to develop new department and category insights
  • Improves our selling advantage by driving category growth


Qualifications
Required:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Work will be done in these market territories: New Jersey and surrounding areas.
  • Residence in the local market territory – New Jersey, must be familiar with the geography.

Preferred:
  • Spanish proficiency
  • Experience in a field-based sales position
  • Experience in the healthcare, hospitality, distribution, cleaning, or JanSan industries
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.


MQualificlearly detailed in job description are assessed in the pre-screen questionnaire
Job locations:
Newark, New Jersey, United States; Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States; New York, New York, United States; Bergen, New Jersey, United States; Montvale, New Jersey, United States; Totowa, New Jersey, United States; Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
Job Type: Full-time Job categories: Sales Req No: SLS00005270
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