Outside Sales / Territory Sales Manager, Northeast US

We are working with a leading filtration solution provider specializing in customized and engineered nonwoven media for the toughest challenges in both air and liquid filtration. For over 38 years the company has been serving filtration customers with the broadest selection of nonwoven materials (including the newest products and latest technologies) and best-in-class converting services in the industry, bringing the best media solution to OEM’s filtration needs.

This is a fast-growing family-owned business and, due to growth, the company is looking for an Outside Sales Territory Manager for the Northeast US. This is a remote/work from home position (must live within the territory) with travel (up to 50%). The company offers a competitive base salary, commissions on base business, commission/incentives on new business, annual performance bonus based on goals, and solid benefits.

The company is looking for a highly motivated Outside Sales/Territory Manager to join their team. Outside Sales/Territory Manager will be responsible for leading a specific sales territory for the company while selling nonwoven products and services into the territory.

To be successful as Outside Sales/Territory Manager, he or she must possess an in-depth knowledge of filtration needs of the sales territory and our company’s technical products and services. He or she must be able to relate this knowledge in a way that is understandable to non-technical customers and be driven to achieve sales goals.


  • Develop the understanding and potential of the sales territory with the company product portfolio and capabilities
  • Develop a growth plan for the territory with actionable targets and timelines
  • Identify growth opportunities and pursue potential customers
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders of customers
  • Identify and pursue new sales opportunities
  • Collaborate with customers and internal teams to provide solutions to customer opportunities
  • Provide technical expertise and support to existing and prospective customers and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Deliver new business growth by winning sales opportunities
  • Manage and maintain sales pipeline
  • Meet or exceed sales targets
  • Prepare and deliver technical presentations to customer
  • Actively participates in the Design and Bid/Quote Process
  • Actively participates in the Contract Review/Order Entry Process
  • Actively participates in the Customer Satisfaction Process
  • Adhere to Company ISO policies/procedures

Requirements: Qualifications/Competency:

  • 5+ years of industrial Sales or Sales Engineering experience required
  • Nonwoven industry experience strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Language Skills: Basic language skills required
  • Mathematical Skills: Basic math skills required
  • Reasoning Ability: Individual must have ability to make independent decisions that may be of a complex nature
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Windows and affiliated software packages. Individual must possess the capability to function within the Epicor database application daily
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to travel as needed, about 50%

Must be able to work in a supportive team environment that is fast paced with a strong commitment to accountability.


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Sales (Required)
  • B2B sales (Required)

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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