Sales Representative

<strong>At Behr Paint, we strive to have all employees bring their best selves and their unique perspectives every day. We are a tight-knit family of fun, friendly, integrity focused individuals who work together in exciting and challenging ways to build and maintain our award-winning, industry-leading products and services, and to positively impact our customers and the communities in which we live and work.</strong>

Madison, Wisconsin

Behr Paint Company

<p><strong><em>Founded in 1947, Behr Paint Company is one of the largest manufacturers of paints, primers, decorative finishes, stains, surface preparation and application products for do-it-yourselfers and professionals in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company and maker of the BEHR&reg;, KILZ&reg;, WHIZZ&reg; and E&amp;J&reg; brands is dedicated to meeting the project needs of DIYers, professionals, architects and designers with an unwavering commitment to quality, innovation and value.&nbsp;Behr Paint Company is a subsidiary of Masco Corporation.</em></strong></p>

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Full time

Overview: <br />Create and build strong, positive, sustaining relationships with customers and Pro Desk Associates.&nbsp;Partner with Home Depot Associates to establish long-term relationships and grow the business with the Pro Contractors.&nbsp;Create brand awareness and penetration through training, facilitating, selling, and advising.&nbsp;Partner with Home Depot for timely and accurate delivery of finished goods to Contractors.&nbsp;Working safely is part of our culture and is a condition of employment.
Responsibilities: <br /> <ul> <li>Maintain products at an appropriate stock inventory level to include: color center cards, sales aids, signs, display boards, and point-of-purchase materials. Ensure product displays are clean and orderly. Provide mixing assistance with paints and stains when present on the sales floor at a retail location.</li> <li>Educate store representatives on all products, application methods, pricing strategies, and related services to ensure a strong, effective market share of the products and services.</li> <li>Expedite the resolution of customer problems/complaints which may include coordination with the Technical Services Departments.</li> <li>Research and assess information on industry changes, pricing, location, benefits, sales activities, and distribution mix. Communicate with representatives to increase accurate competitive information.</li> <li>Develop, coordinate and conduct sales events, store openings, promotions, and trade shows.</li> <li>Report information continuously to the corporate office in accordance with departmental needs.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>Educational attainment equivalent to Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field is desirable.</li> <li>Considerable sales, independent retail, or customer service experience is required.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Sales and marketing principles.</li> <li>Knowledge of the coatings industry.</li> <li>Communication skills.</li> <li>Computer skills.</li> <li>Organizational skills.</li> <li>Ability to work independently.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Ability to successfully pass coating consultant coursework within 3 months of the date of hire.</li> <li>Possession of a valid driver's license, evidence of insurance, and verification of an acceptable driving record.</li> <li>May be required to incur some overnight travel.</li> <li>Must be able to work all shifts including weekend and holiday hours.</li> </ul>