US Sales Representative- National Solution Provider Account

US-IL | US-CA-Bay Area
# Positions
Kensington (ACCO Brands) Chicago, IL area
External Referral Bonus
Not Eligible

Position Summary

Kensington, the technology division of ACCO Brands Corporation (NYSE:ACCO), has a current career opportunity to join our US Sales team as an Account Representative for our National Solutions Provider (NSP)/Direct Marketing Reseller (DMR) sales channel in the Chicago, IL area.  


This specific US Sales Account Representative role within the Kensington business will provide constant and consistent sales expertise to the assigned accounts(s) as follows:

  • Support contact for all account managers at all locations
  • Support sales leaders and other team members on floor days/ café days and all training activities
  • Communicate promotions, rebates, spiffs and all incentive plans
  • Conduct end-user calls to support account managers and field reps
  • Support inside sales and account managers to close leads
  • Analysis of run rate report and inventory levels
  • Conduct sampling initiatives to build demand generation pipeline
  • Drive product awareness and strategic initiatives with channel partners via training and marketing campaign execution to grow revenue

Up to 30-40% travel requirements, mainly within the Chicago area and/or Mid-West.

Position Qualifications

Required Education and Experience 

  • A BS/BA degree from an accredited university or college is preferred; and/or
  • A minimum of 1-2 years sales or relevant industry / company experience in high tech sales calling on B2B sales channels

Demonstrated Skills

  • Passion for the job, career and company success
  • Sense of urgency, proactive, self-starter
  • Strong customer focus – both internal and external
  • Very strong organization skills
  • Ability to think and respond quickly to customer questions during a sales call
  • Strong Analytical skills a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solver, creative at finding the path to success and win-win
  • Critical thinking – both internal and external
  • Someone who can develop strong product knowledge and competitive product knowledge in their sales approach
  • Ability to internally collaborate with colleagues and peers in channel marketing, regional product management and sales to align winning strategies for your account


Company Overview


Kensington is a leader in desktop and mobile device accessories, trusted by organizations around the world for nearly 35 years. Kensington products empower people to be more productive and create content at the highest levels. In both desktop and mobile environments, Kensington’s extensive lineup of award-winning products provides trusted security, desktop productivity innovations, and ergonomic well-being. Our tradition holds us to high-quality standards for development. Our commitment to our customers means that the details matter. Our core competencies in engineering, industrial design, product quality, and responsive tech support make Kensington The Professionals’ Choice.



Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Kensington operates as the technology division of ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO), a world leader in branded office products, with products marketed in more than 100 countries across the globe.


Kensington is a registered trademark of ACCO Brands. The Professionals’ Choice is a trademark of ACCO Brands. All other registered and unregistered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

© 2017 Kensington Computer Products Group, a division of ACCO Brands. All rights reserved.

Equal Opportunity Employer

ACCO Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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