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3M is seeking a Sales Representative for the Consumer Business Group within the Stationery & Office Supplies Division, to be located in the Denver Metro area. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.
The person hired for the position of Sales Representative will be required to achieves sales objectives by providing independent sales coverage of Staples Commercial/Contract customers within an assigned territory. Position intended for individuals experienced in sales and who have demonstrated effective use of selling skills and have consistently achieved or exceeded forecast over a sustained period of time. Primarily, manages sales territory with periodic supervision and assistance.
When necessary, requests or receives assistance in handling situations which require either greater or different experience or knowledge as needed. This position requires candidates to be open to relocate anywhere in the U.S.
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Develop & Implement effective sales plans to achieve sales goals and objectives
Grow our sales within assigned area or accounts
Prepare reports and presentations
Analyze Sales Data and very proficient in Excel
Support overall channel strategy
Plans and manages time and resources for effective coverage of territory, communications, and other responsibilities. Observes all budget guidelines.
Utilize Salesforce.com for collaboration and opportunities
Continuously expected to learn and improve skills relative to the market, products, applications, selling, administrative and other skills
Leadership - Exhibits leadership with accounts, prospects and peers. Accepts direction and assumes leadership as appropriate. Asserts ideas and persuades others to action, builds collaboration among team members to address relevant customer/industry issues
Possess a Bachelor's degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Minimum of three (3) years of Sales experience in a private, public, government or military environment
Current, valid Driver's license is required, as a company vehicle may be issued for this position
Five (5) years of Sales experience in a private, public, government or military environment
Ability to work effectively within a sales team environment is desired
Fully competent in utilizing selling skills
Continues to develop the ability to influence, communicate, and coordinate
Requires listening, interpersonal, negotiating, presentation, planning, administrative and analytical skills
Requires use of computers, including basic Personal Computer (PC) software, specialized sales software, and on-line sales support systems
Demonstrates in-depth understanding of product lines, customer segments and their needs, internal functional needs, and competitive products, prices and policies
Location: Denver Metro Area, CO
Sales Territory: Manage Staples Commercial/Contract locations and customers in the Rocky Mountain & Pacific Northwest Regions (CO, WA, OR, MT, ID, WY, UT, AZ, NM)
Travel: May include up to 60% domestic travel
Relocation: Is not authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
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