Mannington Mills, Inc. Territory Sales Manager - Lubbock TX in Mannington Township, New Jersey
\*\*\*THIS IS A REMOTE SALES POSITION\*\*
POSITION AVAILABLE: Territory Sales Manager, Residential Sales, West Texas, New Mexico, Southern Colorado
DEPARTMENT: Residential Sales
REPORTS TO: Regional Sales Director, Residential
Our mission is to be the best people to do business within the flooring industry. One of the world's leading manufacturers of high quality flooring, Mannington Mills, Inc., based in Salem, New Jersey is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of residential and commercial sheet vinyl, luxury vinyl, laminate and hardwood floors, as well as commercial and residential carpet and rubber under the Mannington Residential, Phenix Carpet, Mannington Commercial, Amico and Burke brands.
Mannington is a fifth-generation family-owned business with values that include: CARE; DO THE RIGHT THING; WORK HARD/ PLAY HARD; AND CONTROL OUR OWN DESTINY. Founded in 1915 by John Campbell, Mannington is still privately held and, after more than 100 years, continues to pursue its commitment to quality, customer satisfaction and the environment through innovative product design and marketing, state-of-the-art processes and industry-leading programs.
We are looking for someone who:
Is passionate about transforming sales and whose values align with Mannington's culture- we achieve our mission through our values and are looking for someone who is humble, effective, adaptable, and remarkable.
Has high emotional intelligence - you have a genuine empathy for customers and maximize your impact through understanding the motivations of each customer and adapting your communication and sales approach accordingly.
Has a proven track record for negotiating sales and programs that drive economic value for both parties (company and customer).
Has a commitment to overachievement - you have a proven track record of consistently outperforming sales quota attainment and you have a never quit "gritty" attitude towards sales targets regardless of adversity being faced.
Is a champion of the consultative sales process- you utilize existing CRM reports and continue to develop and leverage internal data to strategically engage customers through the consultative sales process.
Has experience being managed in a structured sales environment utilizing a CRM tool. These could include managing via a sales methodology, a forecast methodology, and a structured deal management by sales stage.
Has strong business acumen - understands and uses good judgement of existing and potential sales opportunity.
Is accountable - you have a proven ability and strong willingness to follow through on your own promises and commitments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF THE JOB INCLUDE:
Establishes, develops, and maintains business relationships with current customers and prospective customers in the assigned territory for all Mannington & Phenix product categories (Residential hard surface / soft surface and Mannington Mainstreet Commercial).
Conducts product knowledge presentations with retail and flooring contractor ownership and their front-end sales teams.
Responds to customer requests quickly and expedites the resolution of customer problems and complaints.
Coordinates sales effort with marketing, sales management, accounting, logistics and technical service groups.
Analyzes the territory market potential and determines the value of existing and prospective customer's value to the organization.
Maintains an active sales pipeline equal to or greater than 30% of your annual sales revenue goal by driving the Mannington consultative selling process (CSP) defined as; 1) identifying total account potential in the most impactful sales categories, 2) identifying total real account opportunity for individual category growth, 3) gaining mutually agreed upon account sales commitments, 4) establishes and documents an account sales business plan outlining plan to achieve account sales growth commitments, and 5) regularly tracks and measures account performance to commitments. 6) consistently maintains up to date and accurate reporting of all the above in company CRM.
Conducts regular account sales business review meetings with targeted accounts.
Provides the organization with oral and written reports on customer needs, problems, interests, competitive activities and potential for new products and services
Is a Mannington & Phenix product knowledge expert regarding appropriate fit for purpose applications, technical services matters, market insight and conditions, competitive activities, advertising, and promotional trends.
Installs new and maintains current displays with proper updates ensuring that Mannington & Phenix merchandising meets our marketing guidelines and are presentable to the public.
Ensures that all customer account price lists are accurate and up to date.
Represents Mannington & Phenix by participating in trade shows and conventions.
Operates territory within allocated Sample, merchandising and travel/entertainment Expense Budget.
Utilizes company issued technology and CRM systems to drive and maximize sales revenue with customer accounts.
STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE:
While the list of major job duties explains what is to be done, performance standards provides us with specific performance expectations for the Direct Sales Representative. They are the observable behaviors and actions which explain how the job is to be done, plus the results that are expected for satisfactory job performance.
Minimum Standards of Sales Performance:
Total Revenue: Achievement of territory sales revenue of $2.1 million in top line sales revenue annually.
Number of Accounts: A minimum of 75 accounts producing sales in the territory\*
Quantity of Sales Calls: A minimum of 20 customer facing calls per week (or an average of 5 customer facing calls per day in the field)
Quality of Sales Calls: A minimum of 10 Mannington & Phenix Consultative Sales Process calls per week (or an average of 2 consultative sales process calls per day) and a minimum of 5 scheduled consultative sales process calls for the following week. Consultative Sales Process defined as:
Uncovering or updating customer total category Purchase Potential
Gaining / updating and documenting customer sales purchase commitment
Reviewing customer current sales performance to documented commitment
Developing / updating and reviewing / documenting customer business plans
Customer events and sales activities updated daily with identified next steps.
Target accounts are current with documented activity within the past 30 days always.
Customer Business plans are always approved and current.
\*Number of active accounts vary depending on specific territory size and geography.
Bachelor's degree in business administration, sales and marketing or related field
A minimum of two-years outside sales experience with a proven track record of performance
Experience utilizing a consultative sales process
Experience utilizing CRM to manage and forecast sales opportunities
Strong analytical skills to identify trends and patterns
Strong interpersonal communication, teambuilding, decision making, and conflict resolution skills required
This position requires frequent travel
This EEO Policy Statement is designed to strengthen and reaffirm our commitment to employ and to utilize people in all job titles in accordance with their abilities and to practice the principles of affirmative action. The position of Mannington Mills, Inc. is unmistakably clear with respect to equal employment opportunity and support for minorities, females, qualified individuals with disabilities, qualified disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. This Policy Statement is being furnished in connection with Mannington's Affirmative Action Plan.
Mannington is an Affirmative Action employer and will promote Affirmative Action and provide equal hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, layoff and recall benefits to all individuals, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, physical or mental disability that does not prohibit performance of essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation, status as a qualified disabled veteran, veterans of the Vietnam era or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. Mannington is committed to these policies not only to the extent it may be a Government contractor, but also because of our firm conviction that adherence to these principles will contribute significantly to the success of the Company.
All supervisory and managerial personnel are specially charged with assuring, through enlightened leadership, the continued and positive support by all employees of these policies, and with taking positive steps to comply with the policies regarding equal employment opportunity both in letter and spirit. The full and complete cooperation of all employees is expected. Those employees who have authority to hire, promote and transfer have a special responsibility to assure the success of our commitment, and their effectiveness in this area will constitute an integral part of their performance review.