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Territory Manager

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Purpose

This position will play a vital role in developing existing and new customers within an assigned territory and you will have the opportunity to participate in the accomplishment of annual sales goals and demonstrate exceptional STIHL products in the field.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • On a consistent and planned basis, contacts existing customers to inform, train, and educate them on all new and current STIHL products and related accessories.
  • Uses all available resources, (eg: on-line, computer programs, etc.), to conduct periodic analysis of potential customer demand, new and emerging marketing/merchandising styles and required product and accessory inventory. 
  • Recommends product mixture, display arrangements, and stocking levels to customers.
  • Assists customers with placing product and accessory orders. Resolves conflict, informational and communication issues as required.
  • Researches geographic area for potential customers, prioritizes leads and compiles lists for both immediate and future action.
  • Contacts potential new customers by telephone, email or in person to arrange a personal visit to present the appropriate
  • STIHL products and related accessories for the initial new customer order.  Answers questions with respect to sales potential, branch support, distribution features, etc. 
  • Produces reports, notes and lists regarding contacts and status of territory sales and results from recent sales calls.
  • Prepares regular sales call reports, identifying sales, strengths, weaknesses, customer concerns, and competitive activity.
  • Participates in trade shows, sales promotions, and dealer promotions to foster customer relations.
  • Must reside in or relocate to an area within Rochester, MN, Decorah, IA or Dubuque, IA.
Specifications
  • Bachelors Degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years of related experience in portable power equipment sales/service preferred.
  • Performs work under minimal supervision.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to travel a minimum of 4 days per week by road and/or air.


Nearest Major Market: Madison

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