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Senior Account Executive

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


As a Senior Account Executive, the role addresses a targeted geographic territory for High Production Printing in Commercial Printing, Service Bureau’s, Corporate In-Plants, and Specialty Printing environments. In this Sales Role the Senior Account Executive will be responsible for Customers and Prospects in a specific geographic territory to promote, sell, and support via key account management.


- Engages key executives and decision makers to identify and develop customer business needs through promotion of Canon/Océ solutions.
- Develops productive business relationships and provide superior level of dedicated support with existing and new customers to add value to the customer's productivity and profitability goals.
- Develops the territory to grow Accounts through Competitive Replacements and net New Account adds to territory.
- 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/Océ solutions.
- Coordinates consistent behavior of representation in strategic direction of each account.


Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience required, plus 5 years of related experience.
- Experience selling business-to-business Production Printing equipment or related capital equipment.
- Experience in selling Capital Equipment to C level decision makers.
- 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.
- Travel throughout assigned territory, including flying to additional cities and will include overnights (valid driver's license and acceptable driving record necessary).

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon Solutions America, Inc. empowers companies of all sizes to succeed by supplying market leading enterprise, production, and large format printing solutions, supported by exceptional professional service offerings. With unwavering dedication to promote professional innovation, Canon Solutions America, Inc. helps drive sustainability, nurture efficiency, and regulate costs through the unification of comprehensive digital and traditional printing and document management solutions. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Canon Solutions America, Inc. is headquartered in Melville, NY and has sales and service locations across the U.S. Our parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE: CAJ), which earned approximately $30.4 billion in global revenue in 2020, ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2020 and was named one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2020.

Canon Solutions America offers a competitive compensation package including, for eligible positions, medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, discretionary profit sharing, discretionary success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more. A more comprehensive list of what we have to offer is available at

We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Workstyle Description

Hybrid - This position is full time and offers a hybrid work schedule requiring you to be in the office two company designated days a week and an option to work from home the remainder of the week (unless a specific business need arises requiring in office attendance on other days). Note that work schedules and office reporting requirements may change from time to time based on business needs.

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