• Territory Sales Manager (Big Box) - Chicago

    Job Locations US-Chicago
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  • Overview

    About Ply Gem:


    At Ply Gem, we make it possible for every homeowner and professional to enjoy a beautiful, custom-looking home exterior that’s also energy efficient and low maintenance. From siding and stone to windows, trim, gutters and accessories, we manufacture the products homeowners and professionals need to create the home exterior of their dreams – one with character and curb appeal, which stylishly expresses their individuality.


    Why work for us?


    In business for more than 70 years, Ply Gem provides a strong foundation where you can build your career. With multiple units, we offer a progressive and vibrant work environment and wide range of career opportunities. With more than 7,000 associates throughout North America, Ply Gem is dedicated to promoting personal growth, encouraging innovative thinking, and cultivating diversity. We understand the success of our company is directly related to the contributions of our associates.


    About Territory Sales Manager:


    The opening for Territory Sales Manager for Ply Gem Windows and representing the Simonton brand will be covering the Chicago market.  This is a home office based position.


    In this role, you will plan, organize, and control activities to achieve the revenue goals for the assigned territory.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    This position is responsible for developing, leading and executing in the following areas:

    • Increase sales volume and gain share within the store.
    • Conduct Product Knowledge classes with store associates.
    • Solicit and conduct meetings with store associates to keep them informed of the latest developments within Simonton and its product lines
    • Build relationships at multiple levels inside the store
    • Work proactively with Pro Desk in training of all sales people.
    • Conduct joint jobsite sales calls on contractors along with Big Box store associates
    • Work with the store for advantages for Simonton Windows at the store and District level.
    • Review and analyze SIS (Simonton Information System) on a weekly basis to be aware of customer activity and performance
    • Visit each store a prescribed numbers of times during the quarter
    • Maintain adequate supplies of all available sales literature, sales tools, and properly use all selling and marketing aids
    • Report marketing activities, sales opportunities, and competitive strategy back to National Account Manager
    • Prepare forecast of anticipated sales volume and demonstrate the understanding of reasoning behind the forecast.
    • 60% travel as required


    What skills/experience are needed?


    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline is preferred
    • Some Outside sales experience is preferred
    • A valid driver’s license and clean driving record is required.
    •  Strong personal motivation.


    How to apply?

     Qualified candidates interested in this opportunity to work for an industry leader that offers a competitive pay and benefits package should submit their resume along with salary requirements/salary history.  Visit our website at www.plygem.com   Candidates must be able to pass drug screen and background check (including driving) upon job offer.         EOE


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