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Sales Representative

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is seeking an Sales Representative at our Consumer Products Business Unit Office in Carthage, Missouri.  This sales position will be responsible for maintaining strong customer relationships with our current adjustable bed customers as well as pursuing new client relationships. The role works with accounts across the US and requires approximately 30% overnight travel.

What you’ll do

  • Develop long-term relationships with existing and potential new customers while delivering superior customer service
  • Increase revenue by cultivating relationships with customers and driving sales goals
  • Manage sales accounts (sales calls, new product introductions and monitoring product quality)
  • Collaborate with management on sales strategies and pricing proposals
  • Analyze sales history and forecast future monthly sales

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a wide range of people
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficient in Excel, Outlook, and other Microsoft Office Suite Products
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and business skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and increase sales goals
  • 30% overnight travel required

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years of experience in Sales, with knowledge of the Bedding Industry considered an advantage
  • An understanding of manufacturing processes and customer/supplier relationship principles is beneficial

Leggett & Platt is a global diversified manufacturer of a wide range of engineered products that can be found in most homes, offices, automobiles, and retail stores. We value innovative and passionate people with a track record of success and offer competitive compensation, including a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for professional development and career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

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