Sonoco Star Account Manager in Hartsville, South Carolina

Are you a driven technical sales individual?

The Account Manager position within Sonoco’s Global Flexible Packaging division is a unique role that will enable you to sell a broad range of value-based flexible packaging solutions. Our diverse breadth of capabilities and material science knowledge will affords you significant options to meet the dynamic needs of the food, beverage, pet and home and personal care markets. We need your flexible packaging sales and business development experience within these markets to continue building, managing and innovating our product solutions. Our Flexible Packaging business has a strong reputation for high quality products and strong, dedicated customer service.

Work Environment:

Join a global community that seeds innovation and nurtures advancement and has been named a Top Company for Leaders by Aon Hewiit. Sonoco has maintained a people first focus for more than 115 years while providing pioneering packaging solutions and making your favorite products every day. In our workplace, that means values of honesty, respect and support are engrained in every team. Talented, inspiring people like you have helped us grow into an award winning, dynamic company with more than 340 facilities around the world.

Here’s what you need to know:

You will report directly to the Strategic Account Sales Director within the Global Flexible team. You will work directly with our sales, production, graphics, sales support and technical groups to further innovate and present core and new products to the market, while using your business development skills to acquire new customers. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree. Additionally, 7+ years of technical sales experience in the packaging or flexible packaging environment calling on engineers, supply chain and manufacturing personnel plus the ability to identify and negotiate business with key decision makers is required. We strive to build our business around our people, so we would like you to be here for the long haul.

Global success has not changed our tight knit feel – we have simply grown into a larger, more diverse family. Take the next step and stake your future with a world leading company that helps you excel and rewards your best efforts. We encourage and enable upward movement within the company and we have built an industry leading business on the philosophy that every person and every idea counts.

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We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

Founded in 1899. Sonoco is a global provider of a variety of consumer packaging, industrial products, protective packaging, and displays and packaging supply chain services. With annualized net sales of approximately $5.0 billion, the Company has over 20,000 employees working in more than 330 operations in 34 countries, serving some of the world’s best known brands in some 85 nations. Sonoco is proud of being voted one of the Top 25 Global Employers for development of future leaders and has maintained a people-first focus for more than 116 years. We are world class in our abilities to allow all of our employees to use their talent and skills to grow themselves, their careers and our Company. We encourage and enable our employees upward movement within the company, and we’ve built an industry-leading business on the philosophy that every person and every idea counts. Apply today and help us grow stronger.