Account Manager - 2024 - 0371

at Ashland Inc. in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Ashland Specialty Ingredients, GP



Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?


Are you always solving?


Then wed like to meet you and bet youd like to meet us.

Ashland has an exciting opportunity for an Account Manager - Nutraceuticals to join our North American Nutraceuticals Sales Team. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Sales function. This position will report to Sales Director, Nutraceuticals.


The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Managing a large number of Ashland's Nutraceutical accounts across the US
  • Promoting and selling the Ashland's Nutraceuticals Ingredients and manufacturing services
  • Developing a robust opportunity pipeline and growing the sales territory
  • Negotiating commercial terms including pricing and supply contracts
  • Becoming knowledgeable in both Ashland's portfolio and the needs of the Dietary Supplement industry
  • Prospecting for new business opportunities and managing new leads
  • Overnight travel up to 50%
  • Maintaining all records within



In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:


  • Bachelors Degree or Equivalent work experience
  • Experience in a specialty chemical environment ingredient and/or contract manufacturing environment, ideally in the area of Nutraceuticals.
  • Strong oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to prospect and network at the accounts to establish new growth opportunities.
  • The ability to relate to all levels in an organization.
  • Full, clean drivers license.


The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • MBA preferred.



In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit to see the innovations we offer.

At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.

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Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 1272222

Posted On: May 24, 2024

Updated On: May 24, 2024

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