Territory Sales Manager

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POST DATE 11/10/2019
END DATE 1/9/2020

American Greetings Seattle, WA

Seattle, WA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


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 Seattle WA and the 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.

Territory includes Downtown Seattle, Shoreline, Lynnwood and Mukilteo.

Your responsibilities include hiring, training and managing 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 100-150 retail accounts primarily consisting of big box stores, supermarkets and dollar stores.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with store management
Hire, train and manage a staff of 40-50 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, 401K Retirement Plan


Experience Required:

Retail management experience is required
Must have managed a team of at least 12 employees
Excellent training, planning, organization, and management skills
Proficiency with Microsoft office applications

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Corporate Jobs

This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. We desire to place a priority on referrals of protected veterans. EOE M/F/disability/vet VEVRAA Federal Contractor