Entry Level Account Manager - San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA
Reference No: 7986

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 25,000 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.

This position is located on VIP Strategic Partner construction jobsites and primarily works with the customer jobsite personnel (project managers, superintendents, foremen, etc.) and coordinates activities with various Hilti departments. This role includes being responsible for inventory management of tools and consumables on multiple, large, high profile construction projects.

We develop our people by challenging them to leave their comfort zone, be it exploring other business areas, leading different teams or working in new locations

Hilti has been consistently recognized by Selling Power Magazine as a top company to sell for and by Fortune as a Best Workplace for Millennials in 2015.

What do we offer?

In our Account Manager Development Program, you will complete developmental stages before promoting into an outside sales role. During the 12-18 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.

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
  • Proven ability to manage customer relationships and service interactions required
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills required
  • Experience with web-based software (SAP and ON!Track) preferred
  • Mechanical inclination preferred
  • Ability to interact with multiple departments at all levels of seniority
  • Must be willing to relocate within 15-24 months

Working Conditions:
Working conditions include a primarily jobsite conditions with occasional normal office environment required, hands-on training exercises, meetings, workshops, and presentations. Up to 10% domestic travel will be required. Must be able to walk on construction projects, climb scaffolding and able to lift and carry as much as 65 pounds of Hilti product.

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.”

- James, Customer service representative (sales)

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