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Account Manager

Date: Dec 27, 2020

Location: Field, US, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Account Manager


Location: United States : Field, US

Function: Marketing & Sales

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Comfort & Insulation


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.


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The Account Manager is responsible for executing the commercial and strategic objectives of the Comfort & Insulation Business line.   The major focus of this position is to translate current & future sales opportunities into a sustainable and profitable business.   This position requires strategic interaction with Marketing, ADTS and Business Operations.




  • Present, promote and sell products/services using solid arguments to existing and prospective customers
  • Perform cost-benefit and needs analysis of existing/potential customers to meet their needs (Value Selling)
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships and continue to be the primary point of contact and build long-term relationships.
  • Coordinate sales effort with team members
  • Achieve agreed upon sales targets and outcomes within schedule
  • Clearly communicate the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders
  • Successfully defend existing business shares at key customers from industry competitors utilizing business approved responses.
  • Collect and report details regarding competitive product offerings (price, performance, chemical composition, etc.) to the overall team
  • Develop key account strategies to increase business share, pricing and profitability at assigned customers
  • Analyze the territory/market’s potential, track sales and status reports
  • Supply management with reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities, and potential for new products and services.
  • Keep abreast of best practices and promotional trends
  • Expedite the resolution of customer problems and complaints to maximize satisfaction
  • Update job knowledge by participating in training opportunities (internal & external); reading professional publications (build knowledge base); maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Enhance department and organization’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to the organization


  • BS/BA degree, preferred field of studies; Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Business
  • 5+ years of sales experience, preferably as a chemical or speciality chemical sales representative or account manager.  Experience in the polyurethane market an asset
  • Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in sales
  • Excellent selling, communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong prioritization, time management and organizational skills
  • Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
  • Ability to technically sell value added products
  • Strong team player, must be able to work in cross functional & multinational
  • Ability to perform Business related travel up to 50 - 70% of the time

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.