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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 11/18/2016

American Greetings Venice, FL

Company
American Greetings
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
39011BR
AJE Ref #
576159178
Location
Venice, FL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Auto req ID
39011BR

Position Title
Territory Sales Manager

Location
Venice, FL

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 has an exciting career opportunity in the Venice, FL and surrounding area for an experienced candidate with a background in sales or retail management with a desire to jump into the rewarding and challenging business of the social expressions industry.

Your responsibilities include hiring, training and managing part-time merchandisers who service accounts on a regular basis. You will be responsible for all aspects of territory management including: planning and conducting account calls, implement sales programs and promotions, and completing various administrative duties. Your keys to success will be your ability to obtain financial goals and generate revenue within your territory's accounts.

As part of the Field Sales Operations team, you will:

- Manage a territory which includes 150-200 retail accounts primarily consisting of supermarkets, mass channel and drug accounts
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with store management
- Hire, train and manage 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

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

Experience Required:
Experience in retail management or in managing large numbers of part time staff is preferred.
- Personal computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office software is essential.
- Excellent communication & organization skills.
- Desire to grow with a world class organization

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:
Bachelor's Degree at minimum

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.