Entry Level Account Manager—University, Nationwide

Nationwide
Reference No: 14250

What's the role?

We’re looking for entry level account managers from all different backgrounds to join our regional sales teams. This is no ordinary sales job—ours is uniquely high-performing and supportive in working culture.

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?

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 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.

Responsibilities include managing full retail operations such as product placement, full inventory management, expediting customer orders and ensuring full satisfaction to customer accounts. You’ll also sell, service, and promote the entire Hilti product line while building strong partnerships with local Account Managers to serve our customers through face-to-face interactions. We’ll count on you to create innovative ways to drive sales through merchandising, promotion events and product demo efforts.

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.

Most of our graduates start with us in sales and pursue their careers as managers, specialists or project managers.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including sales, product, hands-on and industry training curriculum.

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:

  • Graduate between December 2019 and May 2020
  • Thrive independently and in a team environment
  • Can effectively implement strategic concepts
  • Possess excellent time and territory management skills
  • Are persuasive, sales-driven, customer-focused, and a team player
  • Can build and maintain business relationships
  • Demonstrate aptitude of cold-calling skills at customer offices and jobsites
  • Must be willing to relocate within 18-24 months
  • Working Conditions:
  • Jobsite conditions with occasional office environment required, including hands-on training exercises, meetings, workshops, and presentations. Up to 10% domestic travel will be required.

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.

“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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