Territory Sales Associate:
This job is considered entry level. We will train a recent college graduate with no experience that is interested in a career in sales.
Overnight Travel 75%, local travel 25%, position comes with a company car and company travel expenses are paid with a corporate credit card.
Opportunity for growth professionally.
$42,500 potential, starting salary base of $35,000, after satisfactory 90-day review an elevation of salary to $40,000 and an opportunity to earn a bonus up to $2,500.
Mission Statement for the Position:
To engage and educate adult tobacco consumers 21+ to increase brand awareness and trial.
As a Nat Sherman, Territory Sales Associate (TSA) you can expect to:
Add your talents and help us continue our rich tradition of representing the iconic Nat Sherman brand which is enjoyed by many and many more to come; because of adding passionate talented people like you.
Be part of a company that is committed to providing an inclusive culture where unique perspectives are valued and appreciated.
Receive training to work as a TSA and have ongoing training to assist you in your growth to maximize your impact to the business.
Developing relationships with retailers in understanding how Nat Sherman can grow their business.
Understanding how to best utilize time and resources.
Be part of a regional and national team, working toward common goals with mutual respect and integrity.
Periodic team drives in other markets.
Share your successes and failures with your manager and at team meetings.
Be accountable for your performance on a weekly, quarterly and yearly basis.
Visit and grow distribution approximately 250 assigned stores a quarter, selecting and visiting some stores more than once.
Speak with peers and management on a very regular basis.
Have your manager work with you in your territory.
Have transparency and feedback of how well you are doing and how you can realistically improve your performance.
Have a work life balance with a predictable weekly schedule, Tuesday - Saturday.
Tuesday - Wednesday: working 8 hours each day visiting stores during 2 out of the 3 peak times each day which either encompasses as 6 am-3 pm or a 10-7 pm shift.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: working 8 hours each day visiting stores between 10 am and 7 pm.
Use software in the cloud to include, NatTrack (Salesforce), Microsoft Suite 365, Concur (business expense reporting, hotel bookings), Paychex Flex portal for HR/Benefits, SharePoint for company information.
Prefer a BS or BA college degree or related job experience.
Outgoing personality and willing to establish rapport with new people instantaneously.
Highly motivated to be your best every day.
Valid driver's license, with no DUI/DWI in the last 3 years.
Must be able to do regional travel with overnight stays up to 75% and local travel of 25%.
Proficient in using Outlook, Word and Excel.
Nat Sherman, offers a comprehensive benefits package; including highly subsidized health insurance, paid life insurance, LTD, STD, voluntary dental and vision care, 20 paid PTO days (prorated if part-time or if not starting January 1st; inclusive of vacation, sick and personal days), 401(k), 10 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays, prorated to 1 if starting after June 30th.
Nat Sherman is a division of Altria, a Fortune 200 Company.
If this sounds interesting and you qualify take 5 minutes and apply today!
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