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Special Markets Key Accounts Sales Rep

The Special Market- Key Account Sales Manager will be proven sales professional with vision and experience in Account development, work with VP on implementing growth programs with top customers and develop new business for Special markets. They will interact with our internal support departments, ability to harness positive collaboration within the team. The primary focus of this role is to grow sales within our core customer base as well as help identify and grow new areas of revenue. The Sales Manager should have sales management experience with in the Toy/Publishing or consumer related industries. Looking for someone with strong recent experience on secondary accounts like: Walmart, Sam's Club, Meijer, CVS ,Burlington Coat and etc.

Scope and Core Responsibilities:

Sales and Relationship Management
  • Daily interaction with all portions of our customers contacts from purchasing, sales, merchandising, planning, and supply chain.
  • Develop and look for new avenues of business within our current customers.
  • Sales prospecting and researching at retail areas of potential growth and market opportunity.
  • Weekly contact with Key Accounts.
  • Work with independent sales reps as required within the industry.
  • Work with internal departments to prepare sales presentations.
  • Be proactive to customers' needs and growth opportunities.
  • Assist with the internal team with the dot com and OEM business.
  • Customer sales presentations
  • Trade shows
  • Detailed sales review with VP

Experience and Skill Sets Preferred:

  • 5-10 years of professional sales experience- Toy industry a plus
  • Experience with durable goods/children products
  • 50% travel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Office applications (specifically Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
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    *Educational Insights proudly supports Affirmative Action. Educational Insights. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Educational Insights is committed to workforce diversity. Local applicants encouraged to apply. Smoke-free workplace. Drug-free work environment. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. No faxes please. Relocation costs not covered by employer. No phone calls please.