PPG Industries Account Development Manager in British Columbia, Canada

At PPG (NYSE:PPG), we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries and reported net sales of $15.3 billion in 2015. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com .

PPG Architectural Coatings is seeking a driven Sales Representative for the Abbotsford & Chilliwack, BC market.

As an Account Development Manager you will…

  • Hunt for new business opportunities by identifying needs of customers and trends in your assigned market.

  • Building existing customer/volume base of assigned accounts through regular customer contact, monitoring and coordinating with our groups to ensure service requirements are met.

  • Provide product recommendations for contractors, painters, commercial customers, etc.

  • Participate in trade events such as pro-shows, training events or other customer related events.

  • Meet all sales key performance indicators (sales, margin and new business targets).

  • Provide weekly reports to Regional Sales Manager on business activity.

  • Ensure a safe driving record by following safe driving procedures.

  • Control expenses by operating within budget.

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    PPG Architectural Coatings impressive line-up of residential, commercial, and industrial paint brands offers a wide range of choices to meet everyone's needs – from consumers to interior designers, painting contractors to property managers, and developers to architects.

    What you will bring to the team…

  • 4-6 years experience in an outside sales role.

  • Ability to present and communicate with front line employees, store management and regional/district management (internal and external).

  • Paint knowledge an asset, however not required.

  • Valid Drivers License.

  • College diploma/University degree in Business, Marketing or a related field.

  • Self motivation, flexibility and superb communication skills are essential.

    PPG offers a competitive base salary, incentive plan, flexible benefits, pension plan and a company fleet vehicle. As a part of the recruitment process, the selected candidate will be required to complete a criminal background check and provide a clear driver’s abstract.

    We thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: *Architectural Coatings N.A.

Title: Account Development Manager

Location: Canada-British Columbia-ABBOTSFORD

Requisition ID: 1600006154