Territory Sales Manager

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

American Greetings Shreveport, LA

Company
American Greetings
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
38759BR
AJE Ref #
576106406
Location
Shreveport, LA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Auto req ID
38759BR

Position Title
Territory Sales Manager

Location
Shreveport, LA

Job Description
Have you ever imagined you could find a career that allows you to help make the world a more thoughtful and caring place* Do you like to work with a variety of people with different backgrounds and interests* Do you have a passion for excellence and innovative thinking* We seek diverse individuals who are highly motivated to help us move the needle in the social expressions industry.

AMERICAN GREETINGS currently has an opportunity available for an Area Supervisor.

As part of the Field Sales Operations team, you will:
-manage a territory which includes 246+ retail accounts primarily consisting of supermarkets, mass channel and drug accounts
-develop and maintain strong working relationships with store management
-hire, train and supervise a staff of part-time merchandisers responsible for merchandising all American Greetings products within the assigned account space
-plan and conduct account calls to increase sales. Manage resets/remodels at store level

The boundaries for the territory are:

North: Monticello, AR
South: Natchitoches, LA
West: Marshall, TX
East: Monroe, LA

RELOCATION IS REQUIRED FOR PROMOTION TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

We offer: Competitive Salary plus; Bonus opportunity, Company Car, Laptop, Full Benefits, and 401(k) retirement savings plan

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Experience Required:
Strong PC skills, retail management experience. American Greetings has a proven record of promoting from within; the successful candidate will have the opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization

Education Required:
4 year college degree

American Greetings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Employees will be treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. It is also our policy that sexual harassment or any other kind of harassment including harassment based on sexual orientation will not be tolerated. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.