American Standard

  • Showroom Sales Manager

    Job Locations US-OH
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/8/2018 9:11 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2371
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Sales
  • Overview

    The Showroom Sales Manager will drive and implement the overall sales plan for full suite of LWTA premium products including American Standard, GROHE and DXV. This role will require strategic planning in growing sales within showrooms and with showrooms' respective customer base (Designers, plumbers, builders etc). The Showroom Sales Manager will call on and service wholesaler showrooms and develop a Dealer base to be sold through Showrooms.

     

    The position is open to anywhere in Ohio.

    Responsibilities

    • Meet assigned targets for profitable sales growth and share of wallet for LWTA premium brand products showrooms in Ohio including and not exclusive to Ferguson, WinSupply and Independent Distributors
    • Develop, execute and monitor business plans, that includes forecasting sales and profit targets, identification of product potential and gaps, and displacement of competitive brands, to effectively achieve individual and team financial targets that drive sustainable growth
    • Assist in customer joint-business plans, sales and demand creation activities to expand opportunities in the showroom channels and raise brand awareness, while safeguarding the unique integrity of each brand.
    • Implement and execute brand programming , promotional programs (sell in and sell through)and showroom displays and associated activities that align with showroom opportunities and client needs
    • Identify and explore opportunities to expand showroom business opportunities and collaborate with Regional, Projects and Key Account Sales Teams to ensure success.
    • Work with Luxury manager and Ohio District Team in product marketing, and supply chain to ensure execution of customer plans, speed new product launches, ease product delivery and solve customer and company challenges in a cohesive and unified fashion.
    • Liaise with channel marketing and training team to implement and execute training plans and activities to educate showroom associates on LWTA Premium products
    • Liaise with channel marketing, market research and product development teams to identify trends, market intelligence and new product opportunities, capacity and volume.
    • Strictly enforces the spirit of the premium brands through showroom display management and monitoring of authorized showroom agreements.
    • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with key partners and showroom customers and works effectively and collaboratively with internal partners and stakeholders.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • 5+ years’ experience in managing large accounts in relevant customer facing environment (i.e. consumer packaged goods, durables, hard goods and building products)
    • Strong understanding of the luxury core decorative plumbing showroom sales is desirable
    • Self-directed and results-oriented with a track record of improving results
    • Knowledge of consultative selling processes and technique Team player, able to work in a matrix environment
    • Highly developed relationship building skills, ability to build credibility and influence within and outside the Trade Team
    • Skilled in business acumen, analysis and problem-solving
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to interact and negotiate effectively at all levels of the organization as well as with customers
    • Aptitude for utilizing emerging technologies and working knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP.

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