Account Manager - White Cap Construction Supply - Lafayette LA

Company Name:
HD Supply Support Services
With more than 15,000 associates across 600 locations in North America and Canada, HD Supply has become one of the country's largest industrial distribution companies. HD Supply provides a broad range of products and
services
to customers in the maintenance,
repair
and operations, infrastructure, and specialty construction markets. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion - all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you're ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!
Job Summary
Builds relationships and develops plans to increase sales and profitability for mid-size accounts that are regional or national in scope and make regional or national purchasing decisions. Drives sales by creating, executing and communicating business plans to grow sales for HD Supply. Negotiates regional contracts and rebate programs. Ensures effective implementation of regional account programs through all sales channels.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Generates viable sales leads and prospects through market and account research, sales
events
, networking, vendor events and
computer
programs. Contacts assigned and prospective accounts to secure new business.
Develops and executes profitable business plans for managing accounts. Teams with individuals within sales and key corporate personnel to communicate account plans, pricing, and offer assistance to drive sales.
Develops, executes and communicates business plans for profitably growing sales of assigned customers. Provides market and competitor information to appropriate channel within the company. Accountable for attaining assigned sales quota, part margin and controllable expense objectives.
Interacts with customers, vendors, and associates to resolve customer and service related issues.
Maintains a current and competent base of product knowledge and applies that knowledge when servicing customers.
Maintains and submits all required sales administration reports. Regularly attends company meetings.
Nature and Scope
Displays the highest level of critical thinking and analysis in bringing successful resolution to high impact, complex, and/or cross department problems. Makes prompt, sound decisions when faced with complex and often contradictory alternatives that result in successful outcomes.
Operates with considerable latitude. Situations may have little or no precedent requiring original or new concepts or approaches without guidance from others. Reaches decisions under conditions of uncertainty.
Develops or engages/directs others in developing innovative solutions to important, highly complex strategic and operating problems; cross department considerations are often present.
Work Environment
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Minimum Qualifications
Must be eighteen years of age
Must pass the Drug Test
Must pass the Background Check
Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable
Education and Experience
Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 8+ years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 5+ years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.
Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of Miller Heiman?s Strategic Selling and Large Account Management Process concepts.
Prior experience in telesales and possession of proven phone sales skills.
Knowledge in HDS product line.
Date: 2014-03-13
Country: US
State: LA
City: Lafayette
Category: Sales

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