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Sales Representative (Packaging Specialist)

Location: Atlanta, Georgia and Surrounding Area

If you are an enthusiastic, competitive individual with prior sales experience and want to be a part of our fast-growing dynamic Produce department, this may be the opportunity for you!

We are currently looking for a Sales Professional (Packaging Specialist) to join our Produce Team working out of Georgia. Reporting to the Vice President of Produce, the successful candidate will be responsible for generating new business and managing existing accounts. Some International travel is required.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and nurture long standing relationships with clients in Atlanta Georgia and surrounding area

  • Identify new business opportunities through effective market research, networking and prospecting to meet and exceed sales goals

  • Build relationships with both internal and external customers, working with other departments as a team to ensure we are following through with promises and upholding the high standards we promise

  • Maintain open communication and follow up with clients to ensure their satisfaction with delivery, quality and customer service

  • Maintain a strong corporate image and ambassador to the company’s brand

  • Represent Crawford Packaging ethically and professionally offering the best solutions for our customers

  • Research company’s products and services in order to provide and offer the best solutions for their business

  • Negotiate agreements with prospective and current clients

  • Maintain and track all activity through company CRM system, preparing service offers and quotes

  • Adapt and respond to changing conditions, priorities, technologies, and requirements

  • Attend and participate in training programs and other professional development

Requirements

  • Ability to take initiative and work independently

  • Superior Customer Service skills

  • Ability to present impactful and compelling customer presentations

  • Effective organization and time management skills as well as a strong attention to detail

  • A competitive and assertive individual comfortable and experienced in gaining new business

  • Post-Secondary education in business or sales and industry experience required

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a sales role, knowledge of produce packaging an asset

  • Proficient in Microsoft 365

  • Understanding of finance and basic budget setting processes

  • Superior interpersonal and both verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to build and develop key industry/customer contacts by networking and integrating within the local market on a regular basis

  • Partner with suppliers to help drive sales and improve supplier support

  • Follow the company’s proven business strategy

  • Willing and able to travel internationally (Valid Passport)

  • Valid Driver’s license and own vehicle. Must be able to provide proof of insurance

Benefits

  • Competitive Salary and Bonus structure which increases with sales

  • Car allowance and expense reimbursements

  • Professional Development Opportunities

  • Generous vacation plan and paid sick time

About Us

Crawford Packaging is a leading distributor of packaging supplies and packaging equipment. Headquartered in London, Crawford serves the Ontario market and is making significant in-roads into the US and Mexican markets. Crawford has a warehouse in Laredo Texas, Silao Mexico, and Valdosta Georgia.

With significant growth over the past 5 years Crawford is looking to bolster its success and add to the Produce team.

Why Work for Us?

Crawford packaging is a knowledge-based company focused on long term growth for our company and our employees. With an average tenure of 11 years our employees have found purpose, support and recognition. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career with a strong, dynamic company this may be the opportunity for you.

Our Core Values

Collaboration – Timeliness – Listening – Precision – Innovation

To Apply

  • Please send resume and cover letter to HR at careers@crawfordpackaging.com

  • Please state in the subject line the position that you are applying for.

We wish to thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Crawford Packaging is an Equal Opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.