District sales manager
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job SummaryResponsible for carrying out sales objectives; implementing sales and account strategies as set out by management and achieving results in a matrix sales organization; discovery, development and realization of Project Opportunities in own Sales District as well as soliciting new customers/contractors to increase demand for products; cultivating long-term relationships with key account decision makers; demonstrating effective sales call planning and execution skills including utilization of CRM to manage efforts and drive results tracked through visits and CRM Opportunity Funnel; delivering professional sales presentations; working with local manufacturing reps as directed by Regional Sales Director; maintaining sales reports and forecasts; tracking expenses; drive participation in Corporate training objectives; demonstrating commitment to continuous professional development.JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILSSales InitiativesContribute to the development and implementation of sales and account strategies as set out by management, in accordance with corporate goals; develop and implement Key Account Plans for strategic accounts within specified territory in order to exceed expectations in revenue retention/growth, account profitability, and customer satisfaction/loyalty.Increase demand for company’s products by discovery, development and realization of Project Opportunities as represented in CRM; prospecting/soliciting new business partners; maintaining a cycle of scheduled calls and visits to customers based on CRM Segmentation Strategy; grows customer/contractor database for specific territory.Cultivate long-term relationships with key account decision makers; develop a complete understanding of the organization’s structure and key buying influences of assigned account.Conduct sales calls and deliver professional presentations to various individuals, including but not limited to cross-functional teams, architects, wholesale distributors, builders, developers, facility engineers, plant managers, code officials, educators, contractors, etc. utilizing appropriate resources.Advance market growth by understanding, adapting and effectively communicating the value proposition for each constituent group.Ownership and ongoing management of annual sales plan and strategic account plans in order to achieve market penetration in various segments/territories to promote each product line.Works with local independent manufacturer’s representative agencies as directed by Regional Sales Director in support of the Residential Sales Management Team.Travel to various locations to provide ongoing training and support as requested or needed.Receive leads from trade shows or other sources; prioritize leads in order to make contact and follow up on resulting opportunities.Provide support to cross-functional teams as needed to ensure client deliveries are executed as agreed. Contributes to further adoption of EDI and VMI by Distributors within the District and the Regions.ReportingMaintain monthly sales reports and business metrics; identifies business opportunities; reports on trends and new products.Provide weekly reporting and updates to management, both ongoing and as requested.Prepare reports daily/weekly/monthly for management regarding field activity, sales, competitors and forecasts.Track travel and incidental expenses; prepare and submit expense reports on a timely basis ensuring expenses are within budget parameters.Maintain, updates, and utilizes CRM/SAP Mobile Sales daily activity calendars to track information, including but not limited to documenting Opportunities in that sales funnel, entering sales call activities, linking customers, ranking contractors and keeping calendars up-to-date.Other· Attends meetings as required and/or assigned.Performs other duties as required and/or assignedSpecial Job DimensionsWill be required to travel up to 80% of the time.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of computer programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, PowerPoint, SAP and CRMExcellent written and verbal communication skillsGood listening skillsStrong interpersonal and customer service skillsStrong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple prioritiesStrong relationship building and strategic selling skillsProven selling ability and proven track record of business development, including effective sales callplanning and execution skills; business acumen to meet revenue, profitability and customer satisfactionAbility to interpret and forecast changes in customers’ buying patterns and product requirementsAbility to function autonomously or as a team playerAbility to identify market dynamics and quickly define and implement well-devised competitive practices campaignAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, profit margins, unit conversions, percentages, area and volume.Ability to be self-motivated and comfortable working from home officeAbility to give presentations in front of various groupsAbility to communicate with all levels of the organizationAbility to acquire and recruit new customersAbility to achieve results in a matrix sales organizationAbility to create demand and drive sales results with installer segmentAbility to travel to meet customer expectations and internal requirementsAbility to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level.Understanding of the construction bid and specification project process, as well as an understanding commercial construction market and various buying influences.Education, Certification/License & Work ExperienceHigh School Diploma or equivalent AND 3 years product sales experienceCollege Degree preferredValid and Active Driver’s License required
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