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National Sales Manager

Niles, IL

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 26521 Pay Rate: $ - $160000 Remote Friendly?: Fully Remote (can be located anywhere)

Job Description

National Sales Manager 

The National Sales Manager for the Industrial Markets Group will be responsible for developing and executing market strategies to support growth objectives. Reporting to the Director of Sales and Marketing, this role is ideally located within the assigned territory or in the Chicago area.


Sales and Management Skills
- Direct, coordinate, and manage all sales activities within the Industrial Markets Group in alignment with corporate sales and marketing plans.
- Identify and capitalize on market opportunities through effective business planning.
- Identify new product and feature opportunities to enhance competitiveness and refine marketing strategies.
- Collaborate with Product Development and Marketing teams to create sales tools and collateral.
- Analyze sales data to formulate effective strategies for the market segment/territory.
- Achieve maximum sales volume and market share within profitability targets.
- Coordinate with internal support sales groups to ensure cohesive operations.
- Negotiate and finalize customer contracts with support from management and legal resources.

Interpersonal Skills:
- Collaborate across departments to achieve departmental and organizational goals.
- Coordinate resources to drive and close sales with new and existing accounts.
- Resolve customer and sales representative issues promptly.

Budgets and Reporting:
- Maintain high standards of quality, accuracy, and process consistency in planning and forecasting.
- Set sales force, representative, and distributor quotas and provide guidance to meet targets.

Education, Training, and Trends:
- Develop training programs for continuous improvement of sales representatives and distributors.
- Stay informed about customer, market, and technology trends affecting business opportunities.
- Participate in industry associations to strengthen relationships and industry knowledge.
- Uphold and promote organizational mission statement and values to internal and external stakeholders.

- Bachelor’s degree in business or technical discipline, or equivalent work experience;10+ years of direct work experience preferred.
- Minimum of 5 years experience in industrial sales/marketing, focusing on capital equipment.
- Experience managing independent sales representative organizations is advantageous.
- Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with technical aptitude.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Outstanding organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

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