As a Territory Sales Representative,you will develop and deliver sales results within a defined region of The HomeDepot stores. You'll build relationships with homeowners, professionalcontractors, and other end users of PPG Paints to drive top line salesgrowth. In The Home Depot (THD) stores, you'll establish strongrelationships with key Home Depot retail employees and demonstrate yourindustry expertise throughout your territory.
Partner withretail in store management teams to develop, drive and achieve salesgrowth plans.
Engage all customers with their painting projects andPPG product support throughout the store, especially within the paint andcontractor areas.
Drive sales growth of the Pro Customer list of accountsin your territory by prospecting and forming new relationships withcustomers in person or over the phone, generating leads, and closingsales.
Work cross-functionally with all PPG departments(Sales, Marketing, Distribution, and Customer Service to exceed salesgoals.
Monitor and report on market and competitiveactivities.
Plan and conduct weekend and after hours trainingevents in Home Depot stores. Participate in all Major Market Training androad show events as scheduled.
Analyze territory sales performance reports and developstrategic territory business plans to support growth.
Aggressively identify in-store selling opportunities tosecure wing stacks, bulk stacks, end caps, and stack outs to createimpactful, cross merchandised, product displays.
Ensure automatic replenishment system is supplyingsufficient product to support rate of sale, and on-hand inventory countsare accurate by performing cycle counts.
Train and demo DIY and PRO products to The Home Depotsales associates.
Maintain color centers, sales aides and Point ofPurchase materials for all PPG Paints brands.
4 year degree or relevant experience.
Proven results in selling and relationship building in retail operations and contractor segment sales preferred.
Ability to build relationships with and influence a wide array of personality types from diverse backgrounds.
Experience with retail operations, inventory management and merchandising preferred.
Self-directed/motivated and drive for sales results orientated.
Solid computer skills, time management/prioritization skills, strong oral and written presentation skills.
Abiltiy to a 50 hour work week, which includes weekends throughout the year.
Up to 30% travel in territory and some outside travel required throughout the year assisting in other territories.
Valid driver's license and a clean driving record.
The ability to lift up to 65 pounds on a periodic basis.
PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing email@example.com.
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