Sales Manager - Wheeling, WV

Scotts Miracle-Gro Products
Wheeling, WV
United States
Job Description
Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day. Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace. Below are details on an open job. If the role interests you and you would like to be considered we encourage you to apply!

We are looking for a Sales Manager to join our Field Sales team.

Sales Managers are responsible for developing world class relationships with major home center retail partners such as The Home Depot and Lowe's. They also increase in-store presence of ScottsMiracle-Gro brands through the assessment of local market opportunities, developing sales/marketing plans, and supervising the work of Merchandisers. There are great benefits to being a Sales Manager ranging from leadership opportunities to bonus potential and a company provided car.

In this role you will:

Utilize strategic selling tactics by analyzing and preparing key metrics to educate our home center retail partners on business opportunities
Effectively advise customers through metric updates and business reviews
Manage and direct the work of Merchandisers including planning, scheduling and delegating work assignments along with providing ongoing feedback
Develop recruiting plans, interviewing, and make hiring decisions to build out your Merchandiser team
Coaching and developing career paths for each associate on your team
Provide job training and communicate product knowledge across the portfolio of Scotts brands
Develop retail sales/marketing plans and other creative marketing tools and events
Assist retailers in the proper merchandising of Scotts' product lines including the use of point-of- purchase materials, as appropriate, to meet account needs
Manage your budget by effectively controlling expenditures

What you'll need to be successful:

High school diploma or GED
Minimum of 1 years experience in retail, merchandising, and or account management
Experience using sales forecasting tools
The ability to guide and mentor Merchandisers
A problem solving and service oriented attitude
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekends
Current, valid driver's license and reliable transportation
Ability to routinely walk, stand, climb an 8-12 foot ladder, lift up to 45 lbs and be exposed to weather elements (e.g. heat, cold, wind, rain)

The starting budgeted pay range for this role will generally fall between $56,500.00 - $66,500.00 per year. Scotts will consider various factors in determining the actual pay including your skills, qualifications, experience, and geographical location.

Here at ScottsMiracle-Gro, we believe providing an enriching and engaging employee experience is what sets us apart from other organizations. We recognize our employees are so much more than just their job title so we offer programs and benefits that support them in all aspects of their lives. Wondering how we do it? Below is a glimpse of our highlight reel...

Our Live Total Health program provides you with options to align to your personal needs. Selections range from medical, dental and visioncoverage for you, your spouse/domestic partner and dependents to an outstanding wellness reimbursement program to an unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%)as well as a 15% discount on company stock and much more
We know ourtalent is our most precious asset and your unique development contributes to our organization's success now and in the future. Career growth at our company is not always a ladder. It's much more like a rock climbing adventure. Grow throu