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Territory Manager

Company: Swisher International, Inc
Location: Leesburg
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

ARE YOU LOOKING... T o become a sales leader in an innovative and fast-paced company? To develop a strong customer base and manage your own book of sales? Forward to being a maverick in the adult lifestyle consumer market? For an exemplary compensation and benefits package? To simply have an excellent employee experience with an opportunity for professional growth. Then apply today for a sales role with SWISHER as a Territory Manager. Territory Sales Manager supporting the Northern Virginia areas Swisher is a lifestyle brand for adult consumers headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. Our superior customer relationships, along with an unwavering commitment to innovative thinking and action, have driven the company to grow and adapt for 160 years. We have a passion for people and helping them build rewarding careers. The successful candidate will be responsible for calling on retail and wholesale accounts and managing an assigned sales territory comprised of retail stores, including independent and chain accounts and distributors within the assigned area. As a Territory Manager, you will be responsible for developing positive working relationships with store managers and buyers by serving as the product expert on behalf of the entire Swisher portfolio of brands. OVERALL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Selling Skills: Manage sales, distribution, and in-store merchandising of Swisher brands within assigned territory. Present and sell trade initiatives to Swisher retail partners, including promotions, new products, and limited offers. Strive to meet or exceed monthly, quarterly, and yearly new business and revenue goals. Present promotional plans and execute with key customers. The ability to understand customer needs and respond with win-win solutions. Call on chains to support the efforts of the National Account Team. Organizational Skills: Must have excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and follow-up. Ability to prioritize and problem-solve to deliver results. Product Knowledge: Complete understanding and knowledge of Swisher's full product line and promotional offerings. Ability to use that knowledge to support Swisher sales growth initiatives. Translate that information to create selling messages to promote the sale of Swisher core brands and adjacency brands. Category Management: Engage with our retail partners on category management initiatives and options that will help drive sales and improve business performance across the full line of Swisher brands. Recommend product placement and schematic options utilizing the tools available in the Swisher Space Planning System. Data Collection: Collects store information and photos of store sets and enters the information into the Swisher Shield System. Financial Responsibility: Responsible for managing and maintaining an established working capital fund with routine personal checks and balances to ensure funds are balanced and accounted for. Complete and submit accurate expense reports as required. Manage promotional funds and product inventory as needed/required. I nfluencing & Negotiating: Influence and convince customers to share a commitment to achieve mutually beneficial goals. Sells ideas convincingly and persuades others successfully to achieve goals. Communication: Responsible for presenting in front of customers and creating compelling sales presentations in PowerPoint that demonstrate sales choices for stores and the positive features for all offers. Strong communication skills are required demonstrating confidence and strategic optimization for accounts. JOB REQUIREMENTS Territory Manager Required Experience High school diploma required. Bachelors degree preferred. 1-2 years prior sales work experience is a plus. Exceptional time management and organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively. Enthusiastic and goal-driven with the ability to follow up and follow through proactively. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to build relationships and work well with all levels of the organization and externally with customers and buyers. Proficiency with MS Office software (Excel, PowerPoint & Word). Other Requirements: Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time, including as a driver or passenger in an automobile. Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time. Ability to utilize a computer keyboard, computer monitor, and telephone for prolonged periods of time. Ability to visit and move around at convenience stores, warehouses, and other work sites, including the ability to climb a ladder or maneuver in tight or small places. Ability to lift, carry, and otherwise transport work-related materials that frequently weigh up to 25 lbs. and that may occasionally weigh in excess of 25 - 45 lbs. Ability and commitment to independently learn a vast product offering, with minimum supervision. Some travel may be required based on business needs. Must successfully pass pre-employment (post-offer) drug screen, credit, and background check. Must be at least 21 years old and have a valid driver's license with a favorable driving record. Manages special projects as assigned by Region Manager. Salary: Competitive Compensation Package (Base salary plus incentives) Additional benefits include: Swisher offers employees a competitive compensation and benefits package, including but not limited to: All business & travel expenses paid Daily lunch allowance 100% Company contributed Defined Contribution Plan, 8% of your salary 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a generous Company match Medical, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance offered Company Vehicle for Business and Personal Use Paid Holidays and paid vacation time Business Laptop and Cell Phone Maternity and Paternity Leave of Absence benefits Excellent medical, dental, and optical benefits

Keywords: Swisher International, Inc, Leesburg , Territory Manager, Hospitality & Tourism , Leesburg, Virginia

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