Posted

30+ days ago

Location

IL, IL

Description

Our client is seeking a Regional Sales Manager who will manage their ­­­Illinois territory. This position directly reports to the Zone Manager.

Travel expectations per week for this position will vary as business requires; 40-60% overnight travel is average.

The Regional Sales Manager has two core responsibilities: The first is to drive the creation of strategic partnerships with our end user customers, and in turn, contribute to the sustainable growth of business within the territory. The second core responsibility is to coach, and lead, our distributor partners towards mutual alignment of purpose, so that profit and revenue are maximized. We are looking for a determined self-starter who can effectively manage their own schedule, while they demonstrate consistent excellence in performing their core responsibilities as a Regional Sales Manager.

What's Expected:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • Competitive and driven to win new business while attending to existing business
  • Ability to apply our industrial technical solutions to the needs of our customers
  • Strategic and sophisticated approach when solving complex manufacturing problems
  • Develop and implement creative, innovative approaches to your territory
  • Understanding of where to find resources and how to appropriately apply resources to find customer-centric solutions
  • Embrace and overcome challenges
  • Persistent, not readily relinquishing a course of action
  • Soft skills, including but not limited to public speaking, active listening, relationship building, and negotiation
  • Ambitious goals for professional development, willingness to learn new skills and master new abilities