National Sales Manager

Sales Anywhere USA, United States


Mativ is a global leader in specialty materials headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia. The Company offers a wide range of critical components and engineered solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. With over 7,500 employees worldwide, we manufacture on four continents and generate sales in more than 100 countries. We offer a wide range of premium applications across diversified and growing end markets, from filtration to healthcare to sustainable packaging. Our broad portfolio of technologies combines polymers, fibers, and resins to optimize the performance of our customers’ products across multiple stages of the value chain. Our leading positions are a testament to our best-in-class global manufacturing, supply chain, and materials science capabilities. We drive innovation and enhance performance, finding potential in the impossible.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team, as the Sales Leader, North America reporting into our GM, Scapa. 

Primary Responsibilities:

Drive sustainable, profitable growth for our North American business by:

  • Responsible for sales revenue and gross margin and report on progress at the monthly management meetings.
  • Lead & develop sales team to achieve business performance targets.
  • Manage sales team engagement activities and results through commercial KPIs (leading and lagging)
  • Own the sales forecast for the Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), and work across multiple departments to balance supply, demand and inventory for North America.
  • Balance new product development with cost reductions, product life cycle management and emerging technology considerations.
  • Develop, agree and monitor annual business plans and targets for commercial team members
  • Develop geographical commercial coverage and sales channels into new customer segments.
  • Drive marketing campaigns and sales programs that improve brand image and deliver sales growth.
  • Attend and coordinate seminars, product demos and other sales activities as required. Prioritize markets and determine market entry strategies for new regions and for new and existing product portfolios.
  • Collect and analyze market data to drive growth and develop markets.
  • Develop an understanding of current and future market trends that may impact sales.
  • Assign sales territories and set and enforce sales goals with commercial team.
  • Establish and enforce pricing and discount policies.
  • Develop an accurate and realistic annual budget plan and monitor performance to budget.
  • Develop and execute monthly and quarterly reports in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Prepare monthly sales forecasts for the upcoming three to six months.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key customers in each territory, while facilitating ongoing product training and support.
  • Provide regular written and oral presentations.
  • Developing and delivering an ongoing, credible pipeline with medium to high probability of success
  • Working across internal functions to improve quality and service levels to our customers.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous management experience; commercial leadership experience
  • Sales experience and/or experience in working with a commercial teams to close new business deals worth 2MM GBP or greater
  • Demonstrated experience in complex/strategic selling (can be internal or external)
  • Demonstrated track record of adding value and business growth
  • Has managed or had significant influence in a 20– 50MM annual turnover business
  • Experience in Tapes/Adhesive industry preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Driven by working with a team to manage existing business and identify new, complimentary opportunities that leverage core competencies
  • Able to manage and motivate a team of remote employees
  • Efficient in communicating across functions and organizational levels internally and externally
  • Exceptional at rapidly gathering, processing, and communicating critical business information to relevant stakeholders
  • Highly effective at customer engagement and networking within markets and strategic accounts
  • Able to understand and connect technologies and capabilities across a diverse portfolio of markets and customers
  • Efficient at identifying and securing both early wins and a balanced pipeline of phased opportunities
  • Comfortable in adapting to a changing environment and external environments
  • Understands, real-time, performance of the segment and proactively articulates accomplishments, risks, gaps, and associated rationale
  • Comfortable handling both tactical and strategic needs of the business on a daily basis.
  • Understanding and demonstrated results in developing and managing forecasts and budgets,
  • Exceptional communication skills at all levels and across channels (written, phone, oral)
  • Exceptional analytical skills in understanding, managing, and communicating economic and resource implications for all priorities and decisions
  • A high level of business acumen
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to build and retain solid internal and external relationships
  • Ability to travel up to 50% domestic.

About Mativ

Mativ is committed to manufacturing growth for its customers, end users, shareholders and employees. With manufacturing facilities in the North America, Europe, the United Kingdom, India, China and Malaysia, we are a leading global manufacturer of specialty materials serving customers across the globe, with headquarters in Alpharetta, GA. We are focused on growing in filtration media, specialty coatings, custom-engineered materials and premium packaging. Our materials are found in a variety of products used every day, such as transportation and water filters, release liners, premium packaging of spirits, technology and beauty products, industrial labels, tapes and abrasives and digital printing for high-end apparel.

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