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Sales Representative

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: High Point, NC, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated’s Seating Division is seeking a Sales Representative to service its North Carolina regional branches and customers.  The ideal candidate will be based out of the High Point, North Carolina area.

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Call on and service upholstery manufacturers that use Leggett furniture components
  • Meet and exceed sales goals and grow market share
  • Develop profitable new business and grow sales in existing assigned accounts
  • Partner with the sales team to respond to customer needs, monitor accounts, and build strong customer relations
  • Assist in the development of new products and effectively liaison with customers, development teams, and Leggett R&D
  • Market and roll-out new products to customers

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years outside sales experience
  • Good knowledge of furniture industry strongly preferred
  • Minimal overnight travel, daily regional travel required

 

Desired Skills/Competencies

  • Exceptional communication and presentation abilities
  • Excellent customer service and follow through skills
  • Advanced interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Ability to learn multiple branches and product lines quickly and thoroughly
  • Current knowledge of industry trends
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more. 

 

Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. We’re not just hiring, we’re building a better company. For more information, please visit www.leggett.com.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer


Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

Job Segment: Upholstery, Manufacturing

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