LATHAM POOL PRODUCTS
Latham Pool Products, Inc., the largest manufacturer of swimming pool components and pool accessories in North America, with over 900 employees in 21 locations, is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Regional Sales Manager, Distribution Sales position located in South Central U.S.
Position : Regional Sales Manager, Distribution Sales
Department : Sales
Location : South Central U.S.
Reports To : Director of Distribution Sales, South
Primary Function : Responsible for the efficient and profitable sales of the company’s swimming pool components and pool accessories, inclusive of a broad product line of fiberglass pools, pool kits, liners, steps, ladders, safety covers and auto covers and services in the region, coupled with consistently maximizing and increasing market share through existing dealers and new dealer base acquisition.
Responsibilities Include :
Maintain and manage existing accounts; aggressively solicit new accounts
Meet or exceed sales goals
Develop the sales forecast for the territory
Educate dealers on the use, sales, and installation of our products and services
Develop person al contacts with all major accounts; make sales calls to dealers
Implement, communicate and coordinate all sales programs for the territory
Follow-up, monitor and report results weekly of each program to management
Focus on increasing personal sell ing skills and product knowledge
Participate in trade organizations and trade shows as requested by management (company and dealer shows)
Associate’s degree required, Bachelor’s degree preferred or the equivalent working knowledge and ex perience in the business will be considered
5-7 years of experience selling recreational products in this industry
Strong computer skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent written and verbal skills, coupled with strong interpersonal , customer relations and negotiating skills required
Ability to work under pressure and remain an effective representative of the company
Able to travel up to 75%
How to apply :
Submit a cover letter and current resume via hard copy or e-mail to Kathaleen Hanlon, Human Resources Manager - Northeast ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). In the cover letter, detail your skills and experience relating to this opportunity, and explain why you feel you are qualified for this position.