Entry Level Account Manager Development Program - New Orleans, LA
What's the role?
We’re looking for motivated individuals who have a passion for sales and desire advancement opportunities throughout the U.S and globally.
Who is Hilti?
If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.
What does the role involve?
It’s a challenging, hands-on role, where you’ll demonstrate our products, cross-sell our software and services, and advise customers on the most innovative and cost-efficient solutions for their needs. You’ll have broad product knowledge across the complete Hilti catalogue, which opens lots of career options for the future.
Between serving customers in a retail environment, you’ll carry out day-to-day processes like entering orders, receiving goods, accepting repairs and managing cash and inventories. The purpose of this role is to manage and operate a Hilti Store to maximize walk-in sales and smaller field accounts, and provide a high level of customer service. All activities are performed with the ultimate objective of providing Total Customer Satisfaction and driving the Hilti Brand.
What do we offer?
In our Account Manager Development Program, you will complete developmental stages before promoting into an outside sales role. During the 18-24 month program, you’ll participate in full sales, product, hands on and industry training curriculum. As you advance in the program you will take part in outside sales training and territory sales coverages, all while be paired with a mentor. The outside sales role will likely require relocation and is critical to your continued success at Hilti.
Why should you apply?
At Hilti you will find a culture where over 80% of our management team has been promoted from within and our average employee tenure exceeds 9.6 years. Join Hilti to begin your long term career with a global leader in a fast paced and exciting industry.
What you need is:
- High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent work experience
- Previous customer service and/or sales skills preferred
- Ability to lead change and adapt to a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
- Drive to develop strong and sustainable customer relationships
- Must be willing to relocate within 18-24 months
Working conditions include a combination of retail store, hands-on training exercises, meetings, workshops, and presentations. Occasional travel may be required and could include sales calls to customers’ offices and/or jobsites. Must be able to walk on construction projects, climb scaffolding and able to lift and carry as much as 65 pounds.
Hilti, Inc is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
Tempted to apply or find out more?
“How am I going to sell power tools? I’ve never drilled a hole in my life! That’s what I thought when I first joined Hilti, but it’s really not like that. It’s about nurturing your strengths and being rewarded for hard work.”