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Business Development - Sales Executive (Hardlines) - California

Sales & Business Development
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Primary Responsibilities:

 Generating leads and efficiently keeping in regular contact with existing prospects
 Presenting to senior management to provide up-to-date developments in the consumer products industry and agency market
 Identifying new market areas for expansion and development
 Developing a targeted long-term new business strategy
 May be assigned an annual sales target in addition to sales management responsibilities.

Specifically These Responsibilities Are To:

 Work with management team to identify and evaluate new market, new target clients
 Develops business plans and sales strategies, Initiates and coordinates development of action plans to penetrate new markets
 Work with management team to develop and implement strategic sales plan
 Identify and evaluate specific new profitable business opportunities
 Achieve own sales target and lead team to achieve team target and/or overall company target
 Initiate and complete proposals and presentation for new business opportunities
 Work with internal teams to deliver outstanding presentation to capture profitable business opportunity
 To maintain an excellent client relationship with existing and potential client
 Responsible for preparation and distribution of all monthly and weekly reporting: Financial, sales reports, other company-wide communication
 Responsible for driving continuous improvement of sales staff competencies and skills
 Assists in the development and implementation of marketing plans as needed
 Conducts one-on-one quarterly reviews with all Sales staff to build more effective communications, to understand training and development needs, and to provide for the improvement of sales staff and performance
 Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes and ensures that they are communicated and implemented within the team
 Drives to meet personal revenue targets for assigned accounts
 Monitors competitive activity and pricing
 Other tasks as assigned by management in support of business needs.


 University graduate or equivalent educational background
 5+ years of commercial experience in a multinational organization
 International business exposure in imported consumer products
 Strong written and spoken English skills, other languages will be an advantage
 Travel Requirements Up to 25 % or as needed.
 Strong people leadership skills to drive sales teams
 Proven selling skills and achievements


 Supply Chain Systems knowledge and experience in consumer products
 Proactive approach to implementing and customizing strategic commercial   solutions
 Strategic perspective; ability to communicate with internal and client senior level management
 Creative thinking skills to allow development of innovative solutions to solve customer requirements
 Highly motivated, dependable, and detail oriented
 Strong communication and organizational skills
 Proven analytical and problem solving abilities, commercially savvy
 Persuasive, diplomatic, but always to the point and a strong ability to sell a concept.
 Strong analytical skills to be able to identify trends in client market and SGS services
 Well organized, efficient with proven follow through skills
 Computer literacy (creating, filing, saving/uploading, searching, backup, etc.).
 Proficient in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and Outlook).

Additional Information:


• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
• This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
• SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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