Our client has a job opportunity for an Account Manager with experience selling in the maritime market, particularly the cruise ship segment. The ideal candidate will have a background in marine coating sales.
This is a sales position in support of marine accounts headquartered in North America. The position will have responsibility for new buildings, dry-dockings, and ship maintenance inventories. The position will align with the global marketing and sales programs to an assigned list of Global Marine accounts and will be accountable for budgeted sales and profit objectives.
- Responsible for growing share in the primary segment of commercial shipping.
- Build relationships and develop sales with owners and managers of companies operating tankers, parcel tankers, dry-bulkers, car carriers, and cruise ships.
- Responsibilities will include strategies to capture business with vessel owners, operators, and management companies.
- Generate new business and ensure continuing sales growth by keeping abreast of new products, techniques, and competitive trends.
Experience and Education
Prefer a degree in in a relevant marine technical discipline or the equivalent of 6 to 8 years field sales experience in the maritime market segment. Position requires excellent interpersonal and selling skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment. Must have good communications skills. Must take initiative.