Account Manager Specialty Fluids & Energy


Rotterdam (3067 GG) – Netherlands
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26 May 2024

This is the role

The Account Manager is responsible for executing our business strategy at the customer level by enabling customer success and optimizing volume, revenue, and value-add growth for Eastman. To effectively accomplish this, the Account Manager must prioritize efforts across the territory, generate demand through discovery to uncover unmet needs, articulate compelling customer value propositions and develop account strategies which align with our business strategies.

The regional focus is predominantly Germany, but also includes France, Austria and Switzerland.

The position can be home based in any European city in the proximity of an international airport.

Approximately 50% travel is required for this role.

Typical responsibilities are
-Create, develop, and execute Territory Management Plan and account plans to ensure maximum business growth from the sales territory based on detailed analyses
-Generate and develop sales leads within the sales territory to close new opportunities and achieve sales goals
-Cultivate a network of relationships across the value chain and within the customer organization beyond procurement to develop new business; utilize consultative selling skills
-Use effective techniques to protect and close new business ensuring sales order values meet sales targets
-Use Salesforce Opportunity Management processes to effectively prioritize, track and drive sales opportunities that align with business strategy
-Collaborate with internal resources to ensure opportunities are provided with the required resources to ensure timely funnel movement
-Develop market / customer insight and identifies growth opportunities via customer and territory analysis and collaboration with internal / external partners
-Effectively leverage Salesforce CRM for documentation, collaboration, and analysis
-Forecast based on customer insights, market insights, and opportunity progression to provide monthly volume guidance
-Negotiate pricing and commercial terms of sales agreements (where applicable)
-Tailor Value Propositions to ensure customer benefits are communicated and understood
-Utilize public and business sources for competitive and customer information that allows a broader understanding of the market and uses this to expand sales within the territory

This is what you bring
-You have obtained a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university (Science, Engineering strongly preferred), 
-You possess excellent communication skills and have full professional proficiency in German and English.
-5-10 years of Sales experience is an important asses for this role
-You are experienced in developing and executing large account strategies and leverage influence across the value chain
-You are a collaborative team player that can guide various stakeholders’ expectations to a positive outcome 

What we offer

It’s about growth and your long-term success. At Eastman, your career path can take many routes—each offering growth opportunities, competitive salary and benefits, and a globally growing work environment. Eastman fosters a culture of diversity steeped in teamwork and employee involvement, a place where dedicated individuals turn great ideas into materials that make a difference in everyday life. We support and encourage one another and believe that leveraging diversity in our thoughts and experiences allows us to excel in business.

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