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Date: May 12, 2017

Location: Monroe, GA, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Leggett & Platt, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is seeking a driven Regional Sales Representative in our Bedding division. This exceptionally stable sales position will be responsible for maintaining strong customer relationships and sales of bedding related components for a territory including southern Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, and northeastern Mississippi.

 

 Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop long-term relationships with existing and potential customers and deliver superior customer service
  • Increase revenue by cultivating relationships with customers and driving sales goals
  • Manage territory accounts (sales calls, new product introductions and monitoring product quality)
  • Collaboration with management on sales strategies and pricing proposals

 

Requirements

  • Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with a wide range of people
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proficient in basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong mathematical, analytical, and business skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and increase sales goals
  • Up to 35% overnight travel required

 

Desired Skills

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

 

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: Atlanta

Job Segment: Sales Rep, Sales

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