Corporate Accounts Manager – Pest Food and Beverage

Job ID: R00087580

Category: Sales

Location: Columbus, OH

Corporate Accounts Manager – Pest Food and Beverage

Join Ecolab’s industry leading Pest Elimination team as an F&B Corporate Account Manager and see why Selling Power magazine has consistently ranked Ecolab as a top company to sell for.  As a Corporate Account Manager, you will be charged with maintaining and growing an approximately $5 Million book of business, managing relationships within those assigned corporate account customers, and increasing sales of pest elimination and prevention services to those existing customersIn addition, you will drive sales growth with new corporate or commercial multi-unit business in our core industry segments that include hospitality, food and beverage facilities, full service restaurants, quick service restaurants, hospitals, schools and other institutions.

Location: OH, PA, IN, KY and Eastern MI – Midwest is ideal

Travel: 50-75% monthly travel

What You Will Do:

  • Achieve customer portfolio growth target, which includes growing sales at the projected rate, profitability and controlling expenses
  • Learn our customers’ operations, understand their challenges and customize solutions to meet their needs, increase sales and service penetration of existing assigned accounts, lead customer business reviews
  • Leverage knowledge of the suite of Ecolab products and offerings to design and deliver effective customer proposals that illustrate the broader value of Ecolab’s total enterprise solutions in food safety, cleaning & sanitation, energy and resource usage, and operational efficiency
  • You will lead the integration, coordination, and monitoring of divisional programs with field sales, service, and functional support teams, such as Marketing, Contract & Pricing Administration, Legal, R&D
  • Identify and secure new business by making corporate level sales calls, preparing presentations, and representing the company at national tradeshows, conferences or professional meetings
  • Establish effective cross-divisional working relationships to obtain new corporate account contracts

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field or equivalent combination of education and Ecolab experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated successful performance in business to business commercial sales or equivalent Ecolab experience
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable Motor Vehicle Record
  • Overnight travel expected (2-3 times per month)
  • Must be able to read and write in English
  • Immigration sponsorship not available for this role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pest elimination and hotel / restaurant selling experience preferred
  • 3+ years of demonstrated successful sales management experience in the hospitality industry preferred
  • Excellent organization / time management skills
  • Proven relationship management and consulting skills
  • Problem-solving ability to determine customer solutions
  • Proven negotiation & presentation expertise
  • Good business and financial acumen
  • Self-motivation & drive for results

What’s in it For You:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Company vehicle for business and personal use
  • Carve out a long term, advanced career path in sales or sales management
  • Access to best in class resources, tools, and technology
  • Grow your income as you drive sales

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

Impact What Matters

The world needs you, now.


Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies Ranked #3 in Chemicals Industry
2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies, 12th Consecutive Year
CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, #8
The Best Employers for Diversity, #7 in Business Supplies & Services
World Environment Center’s 2018 Gold Medal for Sustainable Development
Military Times Best for Vets
Human Rights Campaign Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, 100% Corporate Equality Index
2017 North America Index

Benefits we offer

Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families.

We offer benefits to support our associates’ health and wellness, such as healthcare and time-away policies. We also offer benefits designed to promote our associates’ financial well-being, including short- and long-term financial incentives and retirement income and planning.

Specific offerings may vary by location. For more detailed information, please speak with your recruiter.

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My Impact Is...

…helping customers run their businesses more efficiently.

…working with hospitality customers to provide safe environments for their guests.

…reducing costs for customers as well as streamlining their operational practices.