Essity Health & Medical Business (HMS) is currently searching for an Account Manager. This position will be responsible for the South Region andwill ideally be based in or around Richmond VA or Washington, DC. Area.
The Account Manager will be responsible for prospecting and maintaining all segments in the assigned territory. This role will be part of a regional team to grow the healthcare business by targeting independent facilities and facilities within regional and national chains such as in Assisted Living and Long-Term Care facilities. This role primary focus will be 75% selling and 25% maintenance and will report to the Regional Sales Director.
Who We Are
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What You Will Do
Prospect new business and convert, up sell, and maintain all independent business
Maintain and provide service to all independent Essity buying facilities
Work closely with Regional Key Account Manager to install all newly acquired facilities for chains
Manage relations and build rapport with all distribution reps and all end user facilities within territory
Target existing accounts for opportunities with premium products and line extensions
Drive growth and profitability through leveraging the entire product assortment and appropriate pricing strategy
Build rapport and prospect with assigned distribution, GPO and Essity counterparts
Work with Revenue Management on new business opportunities to ensure appropriate pricing/terms
Support facility level customer business reviews
Manage relationships with GPO and distribution sales representatives
Plan and attend local/territory trade shows
Cross training with the clinical representatives
Business plan development and execution via quarterly business reviews with distribution partners and regional end customers
Approximately fifteen (15) calls per week
Operate in a manner consistent with ESSITY's beliefs and behaviors
Maintain all organizational processes (CRM system, Expense Management System, etc.)
Required to obtain your CWCMS certification by successfully passing the exam within your first 6 months
Perform other essential responsibilities as deemed necessary.
Bachelor's Degree and/or three (3) plus years' experience in account management role;
Three (3) plus years of experience in sales or account management; Healthcare industry preferred such as Long-Term Care Requires ability to workday/night shifts;
Proven track record of leading the sales process for account opportunities including prospecting, negotiating and closure;
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office;
Effective Team Collaboration;
Effective internal and external communication skills;
Ability and willingness to travel up to 70% domestically;
The ability to drive a motor vehicle and possession of a valid driver's license is required.
What We Can Offer You
At Essity, we believe every career is as unique as the individual and empower employees to reach their full potential in a winning culture motivated by a powerful purpose. Collaborative and caring Work Environment | Empowerment | Job Impact | Work with a Powerful Purpose | Individual Learning and Development | Health & Safety | Social Responsibility| Innovation
Essity is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled.
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