Outside Sales Leader
Dayton, Ohio area
We are currently looking for an exceptional Outside Sales Leader to join our growing company and work in the Dayton area. The Outside Sales Leader is responsible for prospecting for new accounts and managing established accounts while identifying and qualifying leads and closing sales in order to grow the VAP footprint. Your commitment will allow us to help even more customers save time, space and money with their packaging needs.
About VAP Packaging:
We are a long-standing, family-owned custom manufacturer of packaging products that come in all shapes and sizes. We are a leading provider of “Total Cost’ packaging material management. We focus on the needs of our clients – from conception to completion. We offer our customers products and services that allow them to save space, time and money while we manage, produce and deliver just what they need, when they need it.
Our culture asks that our employees:
- Embrace the power of VAP’s Culture Model
- Act as an ambassador to the community
- Live by The VAP Way!
- Actively work to support and exhibit trust in all Team Members
The Outside Sales Leader will be responsible for:
- Establishing new contacts by taking an active role and exhibiting a passion for networking events, committees, and otherwise representing VAP in the community
- Obtaining and researching customer lists
- Contacting prospects through cold calling
- Turning prospects into customers
- Representing VAP’s culture model as a strategic business advantage
- Qualifying new customers and establish contact with decision-makers
- Gathering market data from interactions and participate in setting the strategic direction for expansion of the company
- Taking ownership of VAP’s sales pipeline and projections, including planning and budgeting activities
- Outside sales covering a regional territory (Dayton and surrounding area)
- Staying in touch with existing contacts and nurture longer-developing accounts
- Putting a creative spin on sales, and utilize unique methods to open doors
- 5-10 years of Outside Sales experience – contract manufacturing preferred
- Track record of leadership
- 4-year degree or equivalent experience
- Strategic sales experience preferred
- Experience in manufacturing sector
- Industry experience is not required
- Excellent verbal and listening skills
- Ability to conceptualize contracts and agreements
- Ability to think quickly and solve problems under pressure
- Organization to maintain contacts and commitments
- Works independently - with limited work from home -- flexibility
- Basic computer skills – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and CRM
VAP Managed Packaging offers a competitive compensation and benefits package combined with the opportunity to impact our fast-moving, entrepreneurial and accountable culture. We are looking for candidates that are excited by the opportunity to serve our customers and become a part of our team!
Please submit your resume and salary requirements to Apply Now Button. EOE.