JOB OPENING—TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE, COSMETICS DIVISION

JOB OPENING—TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE, COSMETICS DIVISION

POSITION SUMMARY 

COMPANY:  CHEMSPEC, LTD.

DIVISION:  Cosmetics

POSITION TITLE:  Technical Sales Representative

ACADEMIC PREREQUISITES:  B.S., Biology and/or Chemistry

PREFERRED GEOGRAPHICAL REGION: New York Metropolitan Area

APPLICABLE WORK EXPERIENCE: 2-4 Years

COMPANY PROFILE:

CHEMSPEC, LTD. is a privately-held company, majority-owned by Paris-based international specialty chemical distribution firm, SAFIC-ALCAN. CHEMSPEC’s corporate offices are located in Uniontown (Akron), Ohio.  It is a specialty raw materials distributor, servicing the United States cosmetic ingredients industry, and also the North American industrial polymer compounding market.

CHEMSPEC’s parent company, SAFIC-ALCAN, is a leader in cosmetic ingredients distribution across Europe.  And in order for SAFIC-ALCAN to maintain this momentum and continue to grow its market-share, CHEMSPEC unveiled its Cosmetics Division in October, 2015.  Since its inception, the Cosmetics Division has seen positive growth, and is consequently looking to expand and add a new a Technical Sales Representative to help support this business and continue to grow CHEMSPEC’s brand and product portfolio in the U.S. cosmetics Industry.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Technical Sales Representative will report directly to the Cosmetics Division Sales & Marketing Director. The Sales Representative will promote and sell CHEMSPEC’s product line across the United States. This entails such things as, but not limited to:

·         Supporting the Sales & Marketing Director in creating a marketing plan for each CHEMSPEC’s product, to include applications, target customers, market volumes, market pricing, etc.;

·         Face-to-face visits and phone calls with customer and potential customer key employees, such as R&D and procurement managers (approximately 50% of time will include travel);

·         Provide technical support of CHEMSPEC products to customers and potential customers;

·         Maintain and grow CHEMSPEC products sales at active customers to achieve budget targets;

·         Develop and lead a pipeline of new opportunities at potential customers;

·         Provide to CHEMSPEC management, on a routine basis, written reports entailing all of the above, such as sales call notes.