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3M Sales Account Rep - Personal Safety; Arkansas in United States

Job Description:

Sales Account Representative

Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative 3Mers.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military experience to a 3M career.

The Impact You’ll Make in this Role

As a Sales Account Representative - Core Safety, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world. Here, you will make an impact by:

Establishment and Achievement of Objectives:

Effectively manage assigned territory. Understand sales goals and establish self-directed sales coverage with manager's assistance. Develop tactics and coordinate efforts to fulfill quarterly and annual objectives. Recommend adjustments and reassessments to business plan and establish new objectives. Achieve annual sales targets and objectives.

Sales and Marketing:

Apply business unit marketing policies, procedures and plans. Utilize selling process to achieve sales results. Demonstrate and train internal and external customers on product applications. Represent business unit products and services to customers and prospects. Provide appropriate sales support services to customers and distributors, with additional support, as required, from internal resources. Proactively report all new or unusual pertinent market conditions, competitive activities, and product performance information to supervisor. Interact with business groups and/or business management to identify target audiences and provide input to a communications plan that delivers the brand promise to target audiences and builds customer loyalty.

Coordination and Planning:

Plan and manage time and resources for effective coverage of territory, communications, and other responsibilities. Adhere to all budget guidelines and

Maintain and communicate account and prospect information in company CRM resources and sales support materials.


Candidate will exhibit leadership with accounts, prospects and peers. Accept direction and assume leadership as appropriate. Assert ideas and persuade others to action.Build collaboration among team members to address relevant customer/industry issues. Provide direction on priorities and develop a shared vision that stimulates needed changes plus clarifies roles and responsibilities. Position may occasionally be involved with training and mentoring other sales representatives, usually as a co-facilitating role.


Continuously expected to learn and improve skills relative to the market, products, and applications. The job also requires performing other duties as assigned.

Company Vehicle

This position requires driving a company vehicle, which will require pre-employment and ongoing review of motor vehicle history for candidates who are offered and hired for this position

Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution AND three (3)years of safety or industrial sales experience in a private, public, government or military environment.


  • High School diploma (completed and verified prior to start AND e ight (8) years of safety or industrial sales experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Current, valid Driver's License

    Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Ten (10) years of safety or industrial sales experience in a private, public, government or military environment

  • Selling through Industrial Distribution (B2B) experience

  • Working with and creating spec’s for end-user manufacturing company experience- General Industry, Construction, Shipyards, Pharma, Hospitals, etc.

  • Strong organizational skills while working independently

  • Effective time & territory management skills

  • Strong use of personal computer software and Salesforce

    Work location: Remote; Arkansas

    Travel: May include up to 40% domestic

    Relocation Assistance: May be authorized

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).

Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.

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Applicable to US Applicants Only:The expected compensation range for this position is $110,762 - $135,375, which includes base pay plus variable incentive pay, if eligible. This range represents a good faith estimate for this position. The specific compensation offered to a candidate may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s relevant knowledge, training, skills, work location, and/or experience. In addition, this position may be eligible for a range of benefits (e.g., Medical, Dental & Vision, Health Savings Accounts, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, Disability Benefits, Life Insurance, Voluntary Benefits, Paid Absences and Retirement Benefits, etc.). Additional information is available at: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/.

Learn more about 3M’s creative solutions to the world’s problems at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M.

Responsibilities of this position include that corporate policies, procedures and security standards are complied with while performing assigned duties.

Our approach to flexibility is called Work Your Way, which puts employees first and drives well-being in ways that enable 3M’s business and performance goals. You have flexibility in where and when work gets done. It all depends on where and when you can do your best work.

Pay & Benefits Overview: https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/careers-us/working-at-3m/benefits/

3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please note: your application may not be considered if you do not provide your education and work history, either by: 1) uploading a resume, or 2) entering the information into the application fields directly.

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