1+ months
2018-03-152018-04-27

Senior Account Manager, Retail Sales - Minneapolis, MN

Abbott
Minneapolis, MN

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

The National Account Manager position is responsible for all sales functions related to the Abbott Nutrition product portfolio at Target.   The individual will work closely with internal sales and marketing functions to maximize Abbott Nutrition sales and market share.

This position is also responsible for margin improvement initiatives including accurate forecasting of our business. The National Account Manager is the key facilitator directing the execution of division objectives via enhanced penetration of key decision-makers within the customer headquarters.

Basic Qualifications:

Competencies and attributes needed for the National Account Manager include adaptability, initiative, innovation, integrity, collaboration and leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 to 4 years direct sales experience preferably in the consumer packaged goods industry with increasing account responsibility
  • Maintain an impactful presence and be comfortable interacting regularly with senior level management both at Abbott Nutrition and Target
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyze data/market trends to effectively develop presentations, provide recommendations and forecast
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

    Education requirements:

    Bachelor’s Degree


    Job Family: Sales Force
    Division: ANPD Nutrition Products
    Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
    Medical Surveillance: No
    Significant Work Activities: Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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