Business Development Manager - Specialty Division in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 1/18/2022

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Job Title: Business Development Manager - Specialty Division 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products…a world of opportunities! We are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace environment in which individual differences are recognized, respected and appreciated.

At Reynolds, we provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career? Then we have an opportunity for you!  We currently have an opportunity for a Business Development Manager for our Presto Specialty division. The ideal location may be within the Midwest or located at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL.

Your Role:

The Business Development Manager is responsible for development of markets and new products  of Fresh-lock® zipper and slider closures to assigned customers worldwide with a focus on North and South America. They will develop and execute sound commercial strategies to increase existing base business, develop and grow new accounts through the sales team, while also actively calling on targeted markets and targeted customers with existing and new products.

  • Guide long-term business development
  • identify target markets, develop sales strategy, plans and budgets
  • Travel 50% of the time
  • Support new product roll out team in named targeted markets.
  • Work with technical support, manufacturing and other support teams as needed to resolve customer problems.
  • Provide input to management for building the annual sales forecast for the region.
  • Maintain a record of accounts, contacts and account activity using CRM platform.
  • Attend and participate in major industry trade shows which the business participates in.
  • Complete all required administrative duties in a timely manner.
  • Network with key industry OEM’s and film suppliers in the region.
  • Monitor competitive activity within the region and report to the business management team.

Ultimately, you will sell directly, ensure smooth execution of programs, and manage accounts while generating leads and networking with a focus on North and South America customers.

You will love it here if…

  • You are creative and are comfortable inventing and deriving new ways of doing business
  • You are a strong and visionary leader who likes to help other succeed
  • You are committed to excellence
  • You are a confident and entrepreneurial self-starter

We need you to have:

  • BA/BS degree in Business, Sales/Marketing, or a related field
  • 5+ years of related professional and progressive Sales Experience, preferably in flexible packaging or a related industry
  • Excellent capabilities in Microsoft Office
  • Self-driven, motivated and results oriented
  • Demonstrated skills and attributes include problem solving, negotiation and persuasive communication skills (written, presentation, verbal).

Icing on the cake:

  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • Flexible packaging operations knowledge is a plus

Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

            Not a good fit but know someone who is? Please refer them!

     Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available

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Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster:

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The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at 224-295-6808 or email

No recruiter calls or emails please.