Sales Manager

Employee Type: Direct Hire
Experience: 6 plus years
Location: Houston, TX 77041
Job Reference #: 47-103577-18CB
Salary: $50K-$60K
Company Industry: Glass Tile/building materials
Job Title: Sales Manager

Position Summary

The ideal individual will have knowledge of the tile industry, glass tile is preferred, and have contacts at the decision maker level. We are looking for that person who has sold the similar products in the related market.

Responsibilities for Sales Manager

• Develop a detailed understanding of the products, business processes and product features, benefits, pricing, applications.
• Develop strategies to increase the sales and profits while providing premier customer service to the customers. Strategies include product development, competitor and market analysis, training, managing target account programs, strategic pricing, and developing target accounts.
• Prepare and follow annual forecasts and make adjustments to monthly forecasts.
• Meet and/or exceed annual sales plan.
• Responsible for developing and implementing product growth strategies.
• Monitor and drive marketing communication needs for product in support of growth strategies.
• Investigate market needs for innovative products and work with Engineering to appropriate prioritize product development efforts for the products.
• Develop proposals in response to customer requests.
• Provide product demonstrations to qualified customers.
• Travel prospective customers to solicit specifications and orders. Make outbound lead follow-up calls to potential and existing customers to qualify leads and sell products and/or services.
• Provide continuous sales to all customers and field sales.
• Estimate dates of delivery to customers based on knowledge of current production and delivery schedules.
• Monitor product sales and track and recommend appropriate actions.
• Research and report on competitive products.
• Define new market opportunities for existing and new products.
• Prepare reports of business transactions and submit expense reports.
• Investigate and resolve customer problems.
• Prepare for, travel to and attend trade shows.
• Other general administration duties.

• Financial acumen, marketing and negotiating skills
• Computer skills (Microsoft Office)
• Goal-oriented with the ability to multi-task under pressure in fast-paced work environment.
• Possess integrity and a dedication to result.
•. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Qualifications for Sales Manager

• To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Business Management, Marketing, Engineering or related field of study; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Successful sales or marketing experiences in tile or glass tile related products.
• Established customer base is preferred.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as specifications, 
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak professionally and effectively before groups of customers and or employees of organizations.

Compensation & Benefits for Sales Manager

Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times when dealing with customers, vendors and co-workers. Strictly adhere to company policies, practices, and procedures. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to travel using own vehicle.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk to or listen to customers in order to understand their needs and present solutions to those needs. The employee is required to stand for long periods of time during trade shows. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds to set-up demonstration equipment and displays for presentations and trade shows

Position Type for Sales Manager

Direct Hire

If you have questions concerning this position, please contact  Charisse Brown.
Thank you for choosing Burnett Specialists.    Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Meet your Recruiter

Charisse Brown
Direct Hire Recruiter
Company Name:   Burnett Specialists