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Account Executive Senior-PPS

Location US-IL-Schaumburg
Company Canon Solutions America, Inc.
Requisition ID
Sales/Business Development
Position Type


A key strategic position in the Production Printing Solutions (PPS) sales organization. In this primary sales role as a single point of contact for national/global opportunities, the Account Executive directs and leads all sales initiatives specifically for National Strategic Accounts.


- Engages key executives and decision makers to identify and develop customer business needs through promotion of Canon/Oce solutions.
-Develops productive business relationships and provide superior level of dedicated support with existing and new Strategic Account customers to add value to the customer's productivity and profitability goals.
-Develops the Strategic Account program to link the customers' business needs to our solution options for the customer's benefit.
- Directs and leads all sales initiatives by identifying new needs, managing customer relationships with current and prospective National Accounts to grow business opportunities.
-Creates and manages a short and long-term strategy to position our products and services for a long-term commitment.
- Demonstrates drive and resilience necessary to meet established targets and acceptable level of sales activities.
-Manages complex sales cycles utilizing a consultative solution selling approach.
- Develops proposals outlining unique customer business applications, pricing and implementation plans.
- Coordinates service and software support and establishes appropriate resources for each account.
- Utilizes internal resources (product specialists, solutions engineers and technicians) to effectively present Canon/Oce solutions to customers and facilitates divisional representation for non-production printing products based on customer needs.
- Coordinates consistent behavior of representation in strategic direction of each account.


Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience required, plus 7 years of related experience.
- Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or equivalent experience.
- Experience selling business-to-business Production Printing equipment or related capital equipment.
- May require a significant amount of travel throughout the sales region (valid driver's license and acceptable driving record necessary).
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
- Possess strong business and financial analytical skills.
- Ability to demonstrate effective communication and presentation skills in relaying ideas, information, and solutions in an engaging and confident manner.
- Strong territory management skills with proven success identifying potential customers and applications.
- Flexibility to identify and adapt to changes as needed to maximize success.
- Strong consultative solution selling skills.
- Excellent time management, listening and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to deal with objections, negotiate pricing, and close sales in a timely fashion.

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon Solutions America provides industry leading enterprise, production, and large format printing solutions, supported by exceptional professional service offerings. With the technology offerings of the Canon and Océ brands, Canon Solutions America helps companies of all sizes find ways to: improve sustainability, increase efficiency, and control costs in conjunction with high volume, continuous feed, digital and traditional printing, and document management solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., Canon Solutions America is headquartered in Melville, N.Y. and has sales and service locations across the U.S.

Canon Solutions America offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, profit sharing, success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more.

We are an EEO/AA employer. Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

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