International Paper Sales Representative III in HOUSTON CONTAINER, Mississippi

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

We currently have an opening for a Sales Representative supporting our Houston MS plant. This facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.

We are looking for an experienced, motivated individual who is capable of bringing profitable business into this facility.

This position reports to the Region Sales Manager and is responsible for developing and executing key account plans with priority strategic accounts. Specific responsibilities include providing timely feedback on market customer and competitive activity influencing the market, participating in the development and delivery of financial solutions, completing selection and prioritization process to determine the top strategic accounts to focus sales effort and engage support resources, developing the key account plans, analysis of business conditions and identifying prospects, maintaining knowledge of priority customers

This position requires 1-2 years of sales experience. Corrugated industry preferred. Strong sales leadership and organizational skills are required. Successful candidate will be willing to reside in sales territory.

Specific competencies include drive for results, problem solving, building effective teams, confronting direct reports, action oriented, integrity, functional/technical skills, customer focus, learning on the fly.

International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account. This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.

Qualified candidates should express interest by applying online at

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.

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