Account Manager(NYC)
Location:New York,NY
Salary:$50-70K (DOE)+ Bonus
Visa Sponsor:No
Language:English: Native Level
Japanese manufacturer of decorative materials seeks an Account Manager -NYC

Job Title:Account Manager
Department:Decorative Materials
Classification: Exempt
Reports to:General Manager

Job Summary:
Maintains and increases sales of COMPANY's residential/commercial decorative material products in the United States and other emerging markets in the Americas through building relationships and superior customer service.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1) Performs all facets of sales activities including customer service of existing accounts, sales presentations, sample development, order solicitation, production scheduling, and after sale follow up.

2) Communicates extensively with customers’ Purchasing, Quality Control, R&D, Design, and Logistics people as well as the COMPANY Tokyo sales office to provide effective products/services. Coordinates the entire process from pre-production, production, through to delivery of the products.

3) Develops sales strategies to market products. Maintains existing customers by quality assurance and their satisfaction and develops relationships with new customers

4) Researches industry design trends to lead the development of saleable new designs/colors.

5) Researches new industry, prepares reports and identifies potential clients.

6) Travels a) to see existing and potential customers and promotes products, b) to attend trade shows to establish new contacts and market our COMPANY products.

7) Writes sales reports, customer correspondence, and related business correspondence.

8) Prepares quotations, contracts, and follows up with customers.

9) Handle other tasks as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:
1) Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
2) 2 years of outside sales & marketing experience
3) Proven ability to develop sales and marketing strategies aggressively and efficiently.
4) Self-motivated, self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills.
5) Traveling and driving required. (No need to have own car.)
6) Basic knowledge of computer systems and applications

Salary is $50K+ DOE: (up to $70K for someone with 5-8 yrs relevant experience.)